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   Re: [xml-dev] Being "precise" vs being "human"

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Paul Prescod wrote:

> If you see labels and structures where there is only "really" a string
> of Unicode characters then I think you've extracted some meaning.

Cash registers don't really add and subtract;
	they only grind their gears.
But then they don't really grind their gears, either;
	they only obey the laws of physics.

And before I forget, courtesy of Rick Moen's archives:

    There was an old man                Said with a laugh, "I
      From Peru, whose lim'ricks all      Cut them in half, the pay is
        Look'd like haiku. He               Much better for two."
                                              --Emmet O'Brien

Clearly a case for CONCUR...

Not to perambulate             || John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
    the corridors               || http://www.reutershealth.com
during the hours of repose     || http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
    in the boots of ascension.  \\ Sign in Austrian ski-resort hotel


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