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Re: [xml-dev] What is Data?

Costello, Roger L. wrote:
>> I think the William Kent book is probably a better idea than  
>> anything we'll come up with here, though.
> My objective is not to write a detailed treatise on data. My objective is to merely make plain the fundamental ideas which guide the formation of the science. 
> I am hopeful that we can write a few brief paragraphs that makes plain the fundamental ideas.

I don't think that's possible.  I strongly suspect that any brief 
definition will cause more confusion and harm than good.

Please rethink your objective.

Simon St.Laurent

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