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Re: UC&R feedback from PL designer community (programming language vs limited expressivity)

From: Kendall Clark <kendall@monkeyfist.com>
Date: Thu, 26 Aug 2004 12:06:15 -0400
To: Dan Connolly <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: Kendall Clark <kendall@monkeyfist.com>, RDF Data Access Working Group <public-rdf-dawg@w3.org>
Message-ID: <20040826160615.GA25416@monkeyfist.com>

On Thu, Aug 26, 2004 at 10:27:18AM -0500, Dan Connolly wrote:

> "When people design query languages, they often seem to forget they are
> still designing a programming language."
> I didn't forget, but I don't think we are designing a programming
> language. At least... I hope not, as I said earlier...

Yes, I agree. We're *not* designing a programming language. This is
one of my "minor" reasons for disliking an XQuery-centric strawman.

I'm happy chalking this one up to the bias (which is how some people
pronounce "virture") of this particular community.

Received on Thursday, 26 August 2004 16:07:50 UTC

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