Re: XQuery (and XML) vs LISP

From: Mark Johnson <>
Date: Sat, 18 Feb 2006 19:57:07 -0800
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Frank Hamersley <> wrote:

>Mark Johnson wrote:
>> Frank Hamersley <> wrote:
>>>Mark Johnson wrote:
>>>>"Marshall Spight" <> wrote:
>>>>>Mark Johnson wrote:
>>>>>>Christopher Browne <> wrote:

>>>Are you referring to me as the "other guy"?

>> You were, at that point.

>I'm not that now?

Were, though.

>>>If so I don't "agree" with you at all - I was pointing out that simple
>>>examples are most useful for teaching basic knowledge.

>> You were trying to defend such. I said that. You also admitted such
>> was the case. And that's all I was saying.

>Firstly I think I succeeded! Secondly there is no admission on my part -
>it is a simple statement of practicalities.

I think you succeeded in agreeing with my complaint, but did not at all agree that it should be offered as a complaint.

>None of which supports your underlying perspective which I would state
>as "the RM is inadequate

I don't think it's at all inadequate. Received on Sun Feb 19 2006 - 04:57:07 CET

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