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   RE: [xml-dev] re: Doc vs. Data

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Sean McGrath [mailto:sean.mcgrath@propylon.com]
> Sent: 06 June 2003 21:32
> To: xml-dev@lists.xml.org
> Subject: [xml-dev] re: Doc vs. Data
> At 2003-06-06 10:51 -0700, Dare Obasanjo wrote:
> >Does anyone have any concrete differences between such uses 
> of XML that 
> >require such divisive terms as "doc vs data people".
> A dochead is someone who values human readability of markup.
> A datahead is someone who thinks human readability is not 
> important because 
> XML should be interpreted by machine.

Isn't part of the point of XML that you should get both? They don't have to be mutually exclusive views do they?

I find that my work makes me both a dochead and a datahead, but I don't find that the two "modes" necessarily require such a different mindset as to be mutually exclusive of each other.

All the best


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