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   RE: [xml-dev] Generality of HTTP

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Yes, and at that point, all you are doing is 
assembling parts.

If we talk about a "web architecture", are 
we just reengineering a web browser, or are
we talking about something else?


-----Original Message-----
From: Gavin Thomas Nicol [mailto:gtn@rbii.com]

On Monday 28 January 2002 09:53 am, Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> The problem is that distinction among technologists means
> so many different things to the same people, it is just a noise
> word.  It lacks precision.   

The very succint last sentence is the problem... once you start talking about HTTP+XML+MIME+xxxx, it is at least precise enough to discuss.

FWIW. I've noticed the same trend you noticed: fewer and fewer "normal" folk even talk about "the web". To them, as you say, it's "the internet". Not one "normal" person has mentioned XML to me.... 


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