[xquery-talk] Smiley comments
joewiz at gmail.com
Sat Jun 13 06:53:31 PDT 2015
Thanks, Ihe. That led me to
(a site I'd never seen before), which cites _ XQuery from the Experts: A
Guide to the W3C XML Query Language_ (2004) as having said:
XQuery uses "smiley faces" to begin and end comments. This cheerful
> notation was originally suggested by Jeni Tennison.
On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 9:17 AM, Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka at gmail.com> wrote:
> I heard it was Jeni Tennison's idea.
> On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 9:12 AM, Joe Wicentowski <joewiz at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> On a lighter note, the @xquery twitter account got this question:
>> @xquery Were the smiley faces intentional? :)
>> Can anyone enlighten EChan42 and the seemingly endless stream, in many
>> different languages, of tweets about this lovable aspect of XQuery?
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> talk at x-query.com
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