Today there was a release of a draft of the UBL draft specifications. I pulled them down and there's legalisms, and definitions, and schemas, and UML, but not one single example of a UBL message.... Argh!!!!!

I can't emphasize how important it is in technical specifications, particularly in XML-related ones, to have lots of examples. This is the lesson of the Web; when you have something that's useful, and people can figure it out by doing "View Source", they will, and they'll start doing it, and the technology will spread virally.

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January 28, 2003
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