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RE: terminology section and diagram for ext/versioning

From: David Orchard <dorchard@bea.com>
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2006 14:10:59 -0800
Message-ID: <E16EB59B8AEDF445B644617E3C1B3C9CC9293D@repbex01.amer.bea.com>
To: "Dan Connolly" <connolly@w3.org>
Cc: <public-xml-versioning@w3.org>


> -----Original Message-----
> From: Dan Connolly [mailto:connolly@w3.org] 

> > I don't agree with adding communication and changing 
> instance to text.
> > If we're going to start mucking with the communication part, I'd 
> > rather have producers and consumers as first class citizens rather 
> > than arc labels.
> Hmm... producers and consumers _are_ first class citizens ... 
> that's what the Agent class box is for, no? I don't 
> understand your point there.

they are arc labels from agent.  I had them previously as subtypes of
agents...  To which I'd make production/consumption as the arc labels..

> My reason for changing Instance to Text was to appeal to this 
> definition from the Character Model spec:
>   "Text is then defined as sequences of characters".
>    -- 3.7 Summary
>    http://www.w3.org/TR/charmod/#sec-PerceptionsOutro

That make senses trying to be neutral, whereas I was still fighting the
keep XML and generic diagrams together fight, which I've now been
bludgeoned into submission.  I now like saying in the generic model that
"it" is text, and then in the XML version "it" is instance..  I like
that, and it might assuage other concerns..

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