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Re: Proposed restatement of syntax-based interoperability princip le ( was RE: Action item on syntax-based interoperability)

From: Chris Lilley <chris@w3.org>
Date: Sun, 26 Oct 2003 22:08:28 +0100
Message-ID: <1087794377.20031026220828@w3.org>
To: "Bullard, Claude L (Len)" <clbullar@ingr.com>
Cc: 'Tim Bray' <tbray@textuality.com>, noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com, "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>, <www-tag@w3.org>

On Saturday, October 25, 2003, 5:41:54 PM, Claude wrote:

BCLL> Portable data.  Inteoperable systems.  A priori agreements 
BCLL> about types even if informal.  HTML works because it is 
BCLL> bloody obvious even to a script kiddie what a <p> is

Yeah, its a paragraph separator, right?

BCLL> but
BCLL> someone has to tell you what <eventID>0100</eventID> is.

 Chris                            mailto:chris@w3.org
Received on Sunday, 26 October 2003 16:08:53 UTC

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