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RE: (Partial) review of Versioning XML

From: Marc de Graauw <marc@marcdegraauw.com>
Date: Wed, 30 May 2007 23:59:13 +0200
To: "'John Cowan'" <cowan@ccil.org>
Cc: <noah_mendelsohn@us.ibm.com>, "'Norman Walsh'" <ndw@nwalsh.com>, "'David Orchard'" <dorchard@bea.com>, <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <008a01c7a305$ccae7de0$8a00a8c0@MARCNOTE>

John Cowan:

| Marc de Graauw scripsit:
| 
| > | In shorter, a language is a (mathematical) set of XML documents.
| > 
| > Which means giving an extensional definition of a language, 
| 
| How so?  Most sets are defined intensionally.

Quite right. I misinterpreted the intent of your previous post.

| Otherwise, I think we are in violent agreement.

Yes. As I pointed out previously
(http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/www-tag/2006Aug/0104.html) thinking of
languages in terms of sets is the right thing to do in the context of
versioning.

Marc

www.marcdegraauw.com
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