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   RE: [xml-dev] Is HTML structured or unstructured information?

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Quoting "DuCharme, Bob (LNG-CHO)" <bob.ducharme@lexisnexis.com>:

Yes +1

OTOH, I've seen stuff so horrible on both counts it arguably should be "No" 

> >Is HTML structured or unstructured information?
> Yes!
> But seriously... if "Structured information may be characterized as
> information whose intended meaning is unambiguous" and "The canonical
> example of structured information is a relational database table" then the
> article is building from a shaky premise, because the intended meaning of
> the data in a relational database table can easily be ambiguous. 
> If it means that a relational table is structured because the individual
> pieces of information in it are clearly delineated and their structural
> relation is unambiguous, which makes sense to me, then I would consider
> structured, especially when compared to the article's examples of
> unstructured information. 
> Bob
> weblog: http://www.oreillynet.com/pub/au/1191
> homepage: http://www.snee.com/bob


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