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   Re: [xml-dev] contractual madmess (was Re: The privilege of XML)

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> Strict data models have long been a means of coercing dumb computers
> into "understanding" information in the way humans would like them too.
> Maybe it's time, now that computers have come a long ways in processing
> power, short-term and long-term memory, to start thinking about models
> for processing information that allow computers at least the
> interpretive leeway I had once upon a time when I was a Sales Assistant.
> They're probably at least as capable as I was.

Unfortunately not.
Understanding a given piece of data from the context under
which one comes into contact with it, is extremely difficult.
You basically need human-like intelligence and a knowledge
of the world.

Once our computers have that, why would we need XML?



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