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   Re: [xml-dev] Better is better

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> I am sure did not exist for the WWW. In fact, I 
> think I was the first person to claim we should treat tthe WWW as a 
> single application.

Hmm, wouldn't that be Tim?  It *is* a single application.  That's the
whole point.  Only within the context of a single application can the
kind of interoperability we've seen on the Web happen.  It just happens
to be a very general application.

> The WWW succeeded because of URI's (glue), simplicity (quick inertia 
> buildup) and network effects, not good design per se.


Mark Baker, Chief Science Officer, Planetfred, Inc.
Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA.      mbaker@planetfred.com
http://www.markbaker.ca   http://www.planetfred.com


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