Re: [XML Bastard] XML Sucks! Fork You! No! Fork Yourself!

From: Jeff Bone (
Date: Tue Mar 06 2001 - 08:25:56 PST

> I think many involved in XML assume you'll use a nice editor to hide the
> syntax.

That never worked for Lisp. The s-exp syntax was always supposed to be an
internal syntax; the top-level syntax never got fully implemented. Once
people realized it was forthcoming, they tried to build smarter editors ---
and instead ended up with editors that knew a whole lot about parens.


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