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Elliotte Rusty Harold scripsit:

> The fallacy here is that a document has some sort of processing 
> expectation, but this is simply not true in the heterogeneous world 
> of the Internet. The document is what it is, and will be processed 
> differently by different actors. I likely do not want to do the same 
> thing with the same document as you do, nor is it necessary that I do 
> so. The demand that we provide and adhere to schemas is often little 
> more than a demand that we process documents in only certain 
> preapproved ways. That is a fundamentally limited perspective. It may 
> work within one program or a small organization. However, it does not 
> scale to the needs of large organizations and groups of organizations 
> with different, unique objectives.

Walter Perry, are you listening?  Your Fichte has been found!

Henry S. Thompson said, / "Syntactic, structural,               John Cowan
Value constraints we / Express on the fly."     jcowan@reutershealth.com
Simon St. Laurent: "Your / Incomprehensible     http://www.reutershealth.com
Abracadabralike / schemas must die!"            http://www.ccil.org/~cowan


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