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Re: [xml-dev] APOLOGY: Misattribution: (Re: [xml-dev] Re: determining ID-ness in XML)

Sean McGrath <sean.mcgrath@propylon.com> writes:

> All,
> A incorrectly attributed this comment:
> (http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/200111/msg00830.html)
> >>I think this is the right approach... which is why I always tell people that
> >>XML is just data, and that the application determines it's interpretation.
> to Henry Thomson.
> It should have been Gavin Thomas Nicol.
> (http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/200111/msg00827.html)
> Apologies to both Henry and Gavin.

Ah, but (aside from an apology about misspelling my name :-) no
apology is required, because you attributed the _sentiment_ correctly,
in that I entirely agree with Gavin about this.  And I _think_ I agree
with you too, in that 'XML is just data' means the syntax _and the
tree-structure-with-links data model.

  Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
          W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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	    Fax: (44) 131 650-4587, e-mail: ht@cogsci.ed.ac.uk
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