What Clean Specs Achieve, WAS: Colonialism, SAX, Java, and Namespaces

Bill la Forge b.laforge at jxml.com
Sat Feb 6 16:03:43 GMT 1999

One of the big advantages of Java is that a small shop can
tackle significant projects. With clean specs, the same will
be true for XML.

It is worth the extra effort to keep the specs as clean as possible.
It goes beyond wide-acceptance. It means smaller project teams
and shorter delivery times. And that makes XML a competative 


From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl at simonstl.com>
>... Make your specifications as
>comprehensible as you can to as wide an audience as you can, so that all of
>us can spend more time writing implentations and less time debating what
>the specs mean.  

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