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  • From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
  • To: Burnard Towers <lou.burnard@computing-services.oxford.ac.uk>, "xml-dev@xml.org" <xml-dev@XML.ORG>
  • Date: Fri, 19 May 2000 10:04:29 -0400

Burnard Towers wrote:

> >This may be adequate for mere document markup,
> >but for processing (document or otherwise), we need to be able to
> >handle every case somehow
> Sorry, this doesnt make any sense to me. What's "mere" about document
> markup? and why should it preclude being able to handle every case?

If you just want to mark up an existing document set, then you can have
a system that handles only a subset of possible cases.  If you need to
represent the name of just anybody, then you need to have a general
system that will not cough on any naming scheme.


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