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Re: [xml-dev] XML as salvage yard (was RE: James Clark: XML versusthe Web)

On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 11:25 AM, Kurt Cagle <kurt.cagle@gmail.com> wrote:
> I'd argue the same issues are
> occurring in the Semantic Web world, where XML/RDF has been increasingly
> relegated to an unwieldy alternative format.

> In a way its a lot like the unification of forces in physics - you can't realize
> that electricity and magnetism are manifestations of the same force until
> you have several years of empirical data and a large enough base, you
> can't realize that electro-magnetism and the weak force are themselves
> unified at higher levels and that the weak force and the strong force are
> simply different symmetry breakings of a unified model.

Kurt, gotta say, it's pretty rare to see an analogy that is chosen
from a field even more complex than the area you are trying to

Peter Hunsberger

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