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   Re: [xml-dev] What is the data here?

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AndrewWatt2000@aol.com scripsit:

> If I read other of your comments correctly you seem to be agreeing that this 
> data-dataContainer combination is currently "jointly owned". Or is "jointly 
> controlled" less provocative? 

Yes, definitely.  "Ownership" means not only possession and control, but
the *right* thereto.  Illegitimate ownership is a contradiction in terms.
When a person has possession and control without the right to it, we
call them not "owner" but "thief", "blackmailer", or "pirate".

John Cowan  jcowan@reutershealth.com  www.ccil.org/~cowan  www.reutershealth.com
"In computer science, we stand on each other's feet."
        --Brian K. Reid


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