[xquery-talk] [ANN] Zorba "Leto" 3.1

Michael Kay mike at saxonica.com
Tue Aug 4 01:44:55 PDT 2015

Various programming
> languages had an amateurish start (this surely did not apply to
> JSONiq), but still have become huge without anyone advertising them.

There are four preconditions to make a technology successful

(a) it must meet a need

(b) it must be understandable

(c) it must be affordable

(d) luck

Elegance of design, in my experience, has very little to do with it; marketing has even less.

Michael Kay

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