XML best practices: panel discussion
Research Professor of History (ret.)
University of South Carolina
Electronic Commerce Connection, Inc.
Technical Information Specialist
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Director of Standards Development
Technical Committee Administrator
Who doesn't want to do things well? Who doesn't want to stand on the shoulders of giants? Who doesn't want to share hard earned wisdom with others? So why is it that "best practices" are so elusive? In this panel discussion we consider how "best practices" (and practices that, for whatever reasons, masquerade as "best") can be discovered, recognized, verified, modified, replaced, debunked, enforced, promulgated, etc.