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   Re: [xml-dev] Mailmen, POST, Intent, and Duck Typing

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On 2/24/06, Bullard, Claude L (Len) <len.bullard@intergraph.com> wrote:
>  What I am still sorting out is if there
> is a clean separation of the pragmatic and the semantic layer.
> I sort of doubt it but I'm still learning.

Sure there is: the pragmatics layer is the set of symbols for which
*everyone* agrees on a single precise meaning.  The semantics layer is
everything else....

(Running and hiding...)

>  The point
> of pragmatics, I guess, is a formal means to establish a protocol
> of measures, aka, "right rock; wrong rock".

I sort of conceptualize it as the rules for how discovery is done on
semantics. Sounds sort of similar?

Peter Hunsberger


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