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Re: [xml-dev] Four fine text-based data formats ... liberate yourselffrom one (silo) data format

> What about semantics; is one data format semantically richer than another? No! All of the data formats are just syntax. Semantics must be applied to the syntax. How are semantics applied to syntax? Easy, write a software program that does something when it sees certain syntax. The software gives life to the syntax - it gives semantics to the syntax.

If you wanted all such software programs to behave uniformly with
respect to the same syntax (please tell me why you wouldn't) what do
you think you'd end up with.

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