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> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mukul Gandhi [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, August 09, 2005 1:30 PM
> To: Bullard, Claude L (Len); email@example.com
> Subject: RE: [xml-dev] Is HTML structured or unstructured information?
> Hi Len,
> Namaste to you too!
> You seem to know Hindi (which is India's national language).
Nah, he looked it up on a Web site.;)
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> I live in India, near Delhi at a place called Gurgaon, where
> hard core Hindi is spoken :)
> I like HTML a lot! Its simplicity and logical vocabulary
> helps me write any complex HTML page I wish! I first used
> HTML in 1997. So its 8 years now, and almost an emotional
> enjoyed this programming paradigm.
> code few years back to submit an HTML form via HTTP POST
> method.. My manager in my first organization (He is CTO of
> accellion.com and a wonderful person) wanted me to find a
> way, and I did so! I learnt all web based skills there. I
> also wrote a rudimentary multithreaded web server in Java.
> Just last week I wrote a XML streaming over Java Sockets (in
> a multithreaded environment) application..
> So programming is my passion, and gives me lot of satisfaction..
> Have a nice day Len :)
> --- "Bullard, Claude L (Len)"
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > Namaste, Mukul ji.
> > I'm a fast typist, but otherwise, only a philosopher and clown.
> > HTML is structured by definition. The POV of the
> unstructured search
> > engine varies tag by tag, node by node.
> > The content of text nodes inside hs, ths, etc, make a lot of
> > difference to an 'unstructured' search engine, or at least in the
> > lion, gazelle and hunter model, those are the easiest lions to pick
> > off before diving into the ps and the attributes of imgs.
> Then there
> > are the URIs
> > themselves, but these can be controversial in some hunts.
> > The metas are gold if used well, but otherwise, just
> > annotations. The more the author annotates, the
> > easier it is to clarify intent but not necessarily to
> establish truth.
> > For that reason, unstructured search systems are
> problematic the more
> > a decision relies on them in real time or in a quantum field (the
> > problem of a particle in superposition).
> > len
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Mukul Gandhi [mailto:email@example.com]
> > Hi Len,
> > I am not as knowleadgeable as you are. But IMHO
> > 1) HTML is a language for displaying content of the web
> page. As for
> > any content, HTML can be treated as unstructured information.
> > 2) On the other hand, I think, since HTML is a vocabulary for Web
> > GUI, it can be treated as strcutured.
> > 3) Since HTML is also a computer language, it can be
> treated as such
> > by many people.
> > 4) To my experiance, relational data can be treated as structured
> > information since relational data is handled by SQL.
> > Just my opinion!
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