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   RE: [xml-dev] Boundless Space and Identity

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> Len Bullard wrote,
> > Enumerated space.  Is that addressing by name or position?
> Could be either. You could address them as 1st, 2nd, 3rd ... from
> some arbitrarily nominated origin, in which case it's addressing by 
> position. Or you could assign the points distinct names, eg. "red", 
> "blue", "green" ...in which case enumeration is just the name 
> resolution mechanism, ie. to find the point named "blue", start 
> anywhere, and keep on going till you reach the point with that label.

but in the case of naming "red", "blue", "green", we have to think about
matching name to order. but if there is no regulations, 
it's impossible in boundless space to impose name to each point.. 
Am i right?

> cp. ordinal vs. nominal numbers.
> > Are the points on the curve or is the curve a boundary for the 
> > points inside the circumscribed space?
> No, the points _are_ the curve ... there's nothing in between or
> outside, in the same way that 0.5 isn't in between 0 and 1 on the 
> natural number line.
> Cheers,

i think that many cases in XML, namespace is a kind of boundless space
not ordinally arranged, but nominally identified with key name.
There is no order in components in that space.
and we just can think about virtual curve to circumscribe every components.
so each points in that space are inside of the curve.

> Miles
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