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On Tuesday 15 January 2002 08:34 am, dehora wrote:
> In the XML world, 'self describing' seems to mean, self-describing,
> ie, XML data holds all the information needed to process and
> understand it.
Which, as you point out, is an obvious fallacy... because at the end
of the day, the author of an XML document *cannot* know how I wish to
process it (unless of course XML imparts ESP on the casual user).
> AI researchers must be kicking themselves ;).