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   RE: A certain difficulty

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  • From: "Hunter, David" <dhunter@Mobility.com>
  • To: "'Mark Birbeck'" <Mark.Birbeck@iedigital.net>, xml-dev@xml.org
  • Date: Fri, 25 Feb 2000 10:42:09 -0500

From: Mark Birbeck [mailto:Mark.Birbeck@iedigital.net]
Sent: Thursday, February 24, 2000 5:25 PM

> The web will become 
> powerful when
> I can see your information *from my point of view* and you can see my
> information *from your point of view*. And someone else can 
> see both of
> our sets of information from their point of view.
> So, to illustrate, if today I want to see all documents where 
> "creator"
> is David Bowie, then today I set "composer" and "author" and "painter"
> to be equivalent. But if tomorrow I want to define "creator" as only
> "sculpture" and "painter", and then use "writer" for "poet" and
> "author", why shouldn't I? And that says nothing about foreign
> languages.

Although I'm only casually following this conversation, the above sounds
earily like the grove discussions recently, which seem to have tapered off

David Hunter

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