Re: Interactive XML

Subject: Re: Interactive XML
From: Paul Prescod <papresco@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 30 Jun 1998 14:10:46 -0500
Parenthesized prefix syntax has been fighting mixfix since long before the
1970s. There is no sense in which mixfix is the 'old, bad stuff' and
parenthesized prefix is the 'new, good stuff.' They are both old and their
relative goodness is entirely in the eyes of the beholder.

 Paul Prescod

Sebastian Rahtz wrote:
> Paul Prescod writes:
>  > same standard library. Typically the ECMAScript version will be more
>  > readable to the typical programmer because it uses a more conventional
>  > syntax and less constrained ("side-effect-free") data model.
> "typical", "conventional"? is the next century to remain dominated by
> those who learnt their computing in the 1970s?
> sebastian
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