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Re: Should XML ever be presented to 'users' (Was: Re: [xml-dev

  • From: Bill Kearney <wkearney99@hotmail.com>
  • To: "xml-dev OASIS" <xml-dev@lists.xml.org>
  • Date: Sat, 9 Apr 2011 22:11:36 -0400

Re:  Should XML ever be presented to 'users' (Was: Re: [xml-dev
Because, in that analogy, the passengers aren't paying for a engine room 
tour.  They're paying for the cruise experience, not the behind the scene 
infrastructure necessary to make it happen.  Arguably the same thing goes 
for many, if not all, situations where a 'user' might interact with a system 
that utilizes XML behind the scenes.  The users aren't paying for the the 
thrill of seeing XML parsing in action, they're expecting an application of 
some sort to do it's job.

That said, just because a system is 'designed' to operate without users 
seeing the raw data, it doesn't mean the system shouldn't be programmed to 
ward off problems users interaction might cause.   Assume the data could 
suffer all manner user-inflicted problems.  Never assume otherwise.  For at 
some point someone will decide it's worth mucking around with the data.

-Bill Kearney

-----Original Message----- 
> From: Simon St.Laurent Why bury the good stuff in the engine room?  Or at 
> least, why lock tourists out of the engine room?



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