[xquery-talk] [ANN] Zorba "Leto" 3.1
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Tue Aug 4 02:58:25 PDT 2015
The devil is in (b).
The standard for what is understandable and to whom has changed quite
I would add
(e) it must meet certain expectations.
On Tue, Aug 4, 2015 at 4:44 AM, Michael Kay <mike at saxonica.com> wrote:
> 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
> talk at x-query.com
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