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Re: Is "simplicity" a useful architectural constraint?

From: Duane Nickull <duane@xmlglobal.com>
Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2002 16:08:52 -0800
Message-ID: <3C33A114.8213F20C@xmlglobal.com>
To: Jeff Lowery <jlowery@scenicsoft.com>
CC: "'Tim Bray'" <tbray@textuality.com>, www-tag@w3.org

> Maybe simplicity can be measured by the number of pages in the
> specification.
While I can't summarize the metric in words,  looking at RELAX/NG vs.
W3C Schema specifications gives me a nice feel for simple vs. complex.

This is not meant as a slight to W3C Schema (no flames please).

Duane Nickull
CTO, XML Global Technologies
Chair, UN/CEFACT eBusiness Architecture Group.
Transformation - http://www.xmlglobal.com/prod/foundation/
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