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Re: [xml-dev] Adam Bosworth on XML and W3C
- From: Tom Bradford <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- To: "Fuchs, Matthew" <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2001 11:38:44 -0700
"Fuchs, Matthew" wrote:
> I think both are relevant - schema is consumed by both carbon and silicon
> agents. For two markup related examples - ambiguous content models and
> Murata Makoto's work with hedge automata. There seems to be a human
> (carbon-based agent) predilection for ambiguous content models because they
> can be easier to write, but they can cause problems for the behavior of
> programs (silicon-based agents). Likewise, Makoto's work is very elegant,
> and implementation may not be so hard (low Kolmogorov complexity), but there
> are cases requiring exponential processing time, which is why I was against
> using them directly in Schema (when I heard "exponential" I thought
> "denial-of-service attack").
> It would be awesome if there were some way to relate the formal complexity
> measures with psychological complexity. Do you know of any sources?
Uhhh... Again in English, please? Thanks.
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