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RE: [xml-dev] Is "markup" a noun or a verb? Do you "markup data" or "wrap data in tags"?

Title: Re: [xml-dev] Is "markup" a noun or a verb? Do you "marku

Well then, dal, I’d say if you already have those critters, you applied markup to 132.  


Verb.  You selected the tag to mark up the string.  That selection limits the space of the transform, that is, the number of rules in which that tag name may be found.  Choice of choices or limits on the tree neighbors this tag has by intension.   Meaning is deliberate, not probabilistic.


Is a tag (the noun) semantically as rich as markup (the noun)?




From: Deborah Aleyne Lapeyre [mailto:dalapeyre@mulberrytech.com]

So where does the pre-defined schema, the contract, the design based on

sample or use cases fit in, Deb?  --Len


All done long since. We know HOW to do it; we have our XML

vocabulary (supported by all the above and the ontology and the

use cases and the ...) in our hot little hands, and the only

question is wording/phrasing/terminology.










what have we done and how did we describe it as we did it?




(P.S. and if perchance your Remark concerned Balisage

instead, all those lovelies are welcome at

Balisage: The XML Conference;  they just do not

necessarily need to be XML-based.)


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