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Re: TAG concern wrt 3023bis, +xml media types and fragids

From: John Cowan <cowan@mercury.ccil.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Jun 2010 11:38:20 -0400
To: Norman Walsh <ndw@nwalsh.com>
Cc: public-xml-core-wg@w3.org
Message-ID: <20100618153819.GD14901@mercury.ccil.org>
Norman Walsh scripsit:

> But but but, I hear someone calling out, perhaps if you use 2 you'll
> be mislead by what you find and believe that the document means
> something other than it really means. 

"Inconceivable!"

"I do not think that word means what you think it means."

> perhaps to the extent that I believe documents have one true,
> intrinsic meaning, which is not to a very large extent at all).

The meaning of a document is its effect on the recipient.

> Human systems are fraught with error. Everyone lies. Believe without
> corroboration what you find in a random document on the web at your
> own peril.

Indeed.

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