Script codes in RFC 3066
Sean M. Burke
sburke at cpan.org
Wed Apr 9 12:20:06 CEST 2003
At 4/9/2003 01:38 PM -0400, John Cowan wrote:
>Using hierarchical reduction may or may not be useful. In the new world,
>at least it will be possible for the majority of tags to reduce more
>cleverly, and allow de-1996 to match de-ch on the basis of common
>language. We can't ever expect to get it 100% correct.
I quite agree.
The questions I always ask of a proposed system:
* Is it overengineered?
* Does it make simple things simple?
* Does it make hard things possible?
* Are there sane defaults?
* Does it require the typical user to dance around for reasons that are
motivated only by rare cases?
* How many licks does it take?
Sean M. Burke sburke at cpan.org http://search.cpan.org/~sburke/
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