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Subject: Re: [xsl] [Musing] User Preference for Functional Programming
From: Ihe Onwuka <ihe.onwuka@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2013 20:32:46 +0100

On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 8:11 PM, Hank Ratzesberger <xml@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Hi Liam,
>
>
> On Wed, Jul 10, 2013 at 10:54 AM, Liam R E Quin <liam@xxxxxx> wrote:
>
>>>   /award/awardID/awardContractID/modNumber=FpdsInfo:modNum
>>


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>
> And yet programmers decided that xpath was more difficult to maintain than
> object notation.  And I think this is a common complaint. But I have never
> heard anyone complain that they can't understand a Unix file path, e.g.
>

That one is easy to explain because it is a phenomenon that frequently
repeats itself. See the second quote.

http://strangewondrous.net/browse/author/r/robinson+james+harvey


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