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Re: Approaching an XML syntax for RIF

From: Sandro Hawke <sandro@w3.org>
Date: Tue, 30 Jan 2007 11:13:56 -0500
To: Bijan Parsia <bparsia@cs.man.ac.uk>
Cc: Christian de Sainte Marie <csma@ilog.fr>, "Boley, Harold" <Harold.Boley@nrc-cnrc.gc.ca>, public-rif-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <20070130161429.4A9D54EEC1@homer.w3.org>

> "The problem, of course, as XML veterans can attest, is that this is
> always wrong: no matter how sincere the intent that some markup
> language is meant to be consumed and produced only by machines, it is
> always the case that some human eventually ends up having to deal with
> that markup."
> Obviously, this is something to trade off other considerations. But I  
> don't think it's a light one.

Point taken, thanks.    I'm not much of an XML veteran; my hope is that
people in the WG will represent the XML veterans in their organizations
on this matter, if they are not themselves such veterans.  

   -- Sandro
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