Re: Generic Markup [was:Re: deprecated tags in Wilbur & Cougar]

Jon Bosak (bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM)
Sun, 11 Aug 1996 10:52:29 -0700


Date: Sun, 11 Aug 1996 10:52:29 -0700
From: bosak@atlantic-83.Eng.Sun.COM (Jon Bosak)
Message-Id: <199608111752.KAA28190@boethius.eng.sun.com>
To: gtn@ebt.com
CC: papresco@calum.csclub.uwaterloo.ca, kmc@harlequin.com, marc@ckm.ucsf.edu,
In-reply-to: <199608111224.MAA09443@wiley.EBT.COM> (message from Gavin Nicol on Sun, 11 Aug 1996 12:24:52 GMT)
Subject: Re: Generic Markup [was:Re: deprecated tags in Wilbur & Cougar]

| >Without a way to map agreed-upon hypertext behaviors to specific
| >pieces of language, the Web won't work.
| 
| We need to be careful here with the distinction between mapping from
| arbitrary GI's to a standard set of elements (GI -> GI*) and mapping
| arbitrary GI's to arbitrary atoms in the/a standard language used to
| derive semantics.
| 
| I agree that the latter is necessary, I do not think the former is.

Agreed.

Jon