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   Re: [xml-dev] There is a meaning, but it's not in the data alone

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At 2:29 PM -0500 1/21/02, Clark C . Evans wrote:
>   This is a collection of documents which are
>   somehow related.  

This definition of class is 'a set of items of a type', e.g. {2, 3, 5, 7, ...}

The OOP and quoted SGML definitions are 'the type of an item', e.g. 'prime number'

Given the context of this discussion is a semiformal definition or the term, this 
is a significant distinction.

Pete Kirkham

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