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   Re: XSL and the semantic web

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  • From: John Cowan <cowan@locke.ccil.org>
  • To: XML Dev <xml-dev@ic.ac.uk>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Jun 1999 13:05:02 -0400

Miles Sabin wrote:

> This analogy is actually quite dangerous to your
> position. Typists are freely available (free speech,
> not free beer). As long as the semantic info is
> available (hardcopy or HTML crud) it can be
> transcribed.

Typists can regenerate the surface form, but not the lost
semantic markup.

John Cowan	http://www.ccil.org/~cowan		cowan@ccil.org
	You tollerday donsk?  N.  You tolkatiff scowegian?  Nn.
	You spigotty anglease?  Nnn.  You phonio saxo?  Nnnn.
		Clear all so!  'Tis a Jute.... (Finnegans Wake 16.5)

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