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   Re: [xml-dev] Are hyperlinks presentation or content?

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W. E. Perry scripsit:

> A practical requirement,
> first of parameterizing and then of executing that transformation, is that
> particular instance data of both the source form and the target form be
> available for sanity checks of the instantiation. In other words, the
> transformation which performs the instantiation must be tuned on both its
> input and output sides by the specific instance data at hand.

But there is no node that can provide certified translation of this kind,
because it would have to have intimate knowledge of both destination and source,
which ex hypothesi are only available to destination and source respectively.

"You are in a twisty maze of little passages, all different."

John Cowan    http://www.ccil.org/~cowan   <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
    "Any legal document draws most of its meaning from context. A telegram
    that says 'SELL HUNDRED THOUSAND SHARES IBM SHORT' (only 190 bits in
    5-bit Baudot code plus appropriate headers) is as good a legal document
    as any, even sans digital signature." --me


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