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Re: Packaging (was namespaces and MIME types)

From: Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com>
Date: 06 Feb 2002 18:08:42 -0500
To: Norman Walsh <Norman.Walsh@sun.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-Id: <1013036924.13633.22.camel@localhost.localdomain>
On Wed, 2002-02-06 at 16:51, Norman Walsh wrote:
> It seems to me that by making this a packaging issue we could make the
> whole problem much more tractable. The packaging spec could describe
> some basic sorts of metadata ("start here", "start with XSLT", "use
> this processing pipeline", "apply this CSS to the result"), but it
> could be extensible so that individuals and communities could devise
> their own.

That sounds intriguing.  It might revive the defunct www-xml-packaging
list:
http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-xml-packaging/

It also sounds a lot like the ISO DSDL work that was being discussed at
XML 2001:

http://xml.coverpages.org/ni2001-12-13-a.html

Might be nice to coordinate such things...
 
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Simon St.Laurent
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