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- Subject: RE: [xml-dev] XML - Disruptive Technology
- From: "Doug Ransom" <Doug.Ransom@pwrm.com>
- Date: Fri, 28 Feb 2003 13:37:30 -0800
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- Thread-topic: [xml-dev] XML - Disruptive Technology
I prefer 1, but any fit.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Bullard, Claude L (Len) [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, February 28, 2003 12:00 PM
> To: Doug Ransom; Xml-Dev@Lists. Xml. Org (E-mail)
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] XML - Disruptive Technology
> "Doug Ransom
> Interoperability Architect"
> Which of these definitions would you use to describe your job:
> 1. "Interoperability
> the ability of two or more systems or components to exchange
> information and to use the
> information that has been exchanged [IEEE 90]."
> 2. "Interoperability Definition
> The ability of systems to provide services to and accept
> services from other
> systems and to use the services so exchanged to enable them
> to operate effectively
> ISO TC 204 Document N271
> (Adoption Proposed by ITS America)"
> 3. RFC 2026, section 4.1.2:
> "For the purposes of this section, "interoperable" means to
> be functionally
> equivalent or interchangeable components of the system or
> process in which
> they are used."
> How disruptive XML is can vary by selection because it also
> declares what
> one thinks XML to be (syntax | infoset | application language
> | implementation).
> Walter gets the most bang for the buck on the left hand side
> of that choice.
> Microsoft, Sun and IBM make the most money on the right hand
> side. A lot
> of us range from end to end, day to day.