A Plea for Schemas

Paul Prescod paul at prescod.net
Tue Nov 2 00:05:16 GMT 1999

Tim Bray wrote:
> Note "machine-readable" in the sentence above.  At this point in history,
> it's the human-readable part of schemas that seem to me to have the
> biggest payoffs, because that's what the programmers read before they
> write the code that actually does something useful. -Tim

Any programmer that reads the prose but doesn't read the schema is bound
to make many avoidable assumptions and mistakes.

 Paul Prescod

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