Re: why hierarchy?
Date: 26 Jul 2006 10:48:07 -0700
> The comments on XML being able to handle information "Richness" that a
> predicate based model (such as the RM) could not annoyed me more than
> anything else in the quotations. I can only think that the term is used
> by XML proponents due to its ambiguity.
Heh. "Rich" is high on my list of words that set off the bullshit
Not to say that the word doesn't have legitimate uses; even "flat" can actually mean something if used correctly. But "rich" is pretty much second only to "nice" in being a sign that the writer doesn't actually have anything to say.
Marshall Received on Wed Jul 26 2006 - 19:48:07 CEST