Truth or beauty?

Volume 8, Issue 148; 17 Nov 2005; last modified 08 Oct 2010

Must you understand this, or may you ignore it?

Inspired by Tim Bray’s talk “On Language Creation”, David Megginson posted some concerns about the must-ignore/must-understand XML design pattern. Sean McGrath followed-up.

For my own part, I offered the following poster at the XML 2005 conference:

Last I checked, there were three votes for beauty and none for truth.


Depending on that picture I prefer truth more ;)

—Posted by Eugene on 10 Dec 2005 @ 07:41 UTC #