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   Re: [xml-dev] Still not the essence of XML (was Re: [xml-dev] S-expressi

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Bullard, Claude L (Len) wrote:
> Sowa claims the essence of XML is syntax:
> "The reason why logic is
> better than XML is that logic has semantics.  XML by itself only
> gives you syntax."

Which for a syntactic form is exactly what you want. You don't want 
syntax+some-rules-for-my-really-important-problem. Not baked in 
anyway. Replace 'logic' with 'a program' in Sowa's claim, and see 
how it reads then.

Bill de hÓra


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