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   Re: [xml-dev] Subtyping in XML

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"Bullard, Claude L (Len)" scripsit:
> Oh well... I guess we'll put together a 
> tomb robbing party sooner or later.
> XML is YetAnotherNotation.  I wonder 
> how hieroglyph engravers kept it all 
> consistent.

They didn't, and it would be surprising if they had done so, what with
a three-thousand-year time depth and a vocabulary of thousands of signs.
Chinese is almost as old and has lots more signs, but is also more systematic
and has a more unified tradition.

John Cowan                              <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
http://www.ccil.org/~cowan              http://www.reutershealth.com
                Charles li reis, nostre emperesdre magnes,
                Set anz totz pleinz ad ested in Espagnes.


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