OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



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

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

Steven R. Newcomb wrote:

> I'm puzzled by Simon's announced intention to avoid
> confronting the nasty little problem of actually
> interchanging knowledge, and to focus instead on purely
> lexical issues.  If we don't want to communicate,
> what's the point of linguistics?

Nothing odd about that.  Communication is frequently
mediated by an editor, and that's what Simon in fact is.

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


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS