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Re: Proposed Venn Diagrams

From: Walden Mathews <waldenm@optonline.net>
Date: Fri, 09 May 2003 12:13:05 -0400
To: "Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler)" <RogerCutler@chevrontexaco.com>, "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>, www-ws-arch@w3.org
Message-id: <00ad01c31645$e0530ec0$1702a8c0@WorkGroup>

Come on Roger, that's a pure marketing ploy.  Declare your
product, market untested, in a way that subsumes an already
tested and successful product.  You're not giving anybody any
choices they didn't have already.  Grrr.

--Walden

----- Original Message -----
From: "Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler)" <RogerCutler@chevrontexaco.com>
To: "Champion, Mike" <Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com>;
<www-ws-arch@w3.org>
Sent: Friday, May 09, 2003 11:33 AM
Subject: RE: Proposed Venn Diagrams


>
> Well, if D has an "open" (I like that better than "custom", cannot one
> choose to use an interface that just happens to be the same as used in
> C?  Perhaps this is semantic or perhaps the issue is real -- I can't
> really tell.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Champion, Mike [mailto:Mike.Champion@SoftwareAG-USA.com]
> Sent: Friday, May 09, 2003 10:13 AM
> To: www-ws-arch@w3.org
> Subject: RE: Proposed Venn Diagrams
>
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Cutler, Roger (RogerCutler)
> > [mailto:RogerCutler@chevrontexaco.com]
> > Sent: Friday, May 09, 2003 10:17 AM
> > To: Champion, Mike; www-ws-arch@w3.org
> > Subject: RE: Proposed Venn Diagrams
> >
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> > One nit -- or rather question.  Why do you have no overlap whatsoever
> > between D and C?  I thought that if you are careful enough you can
> > define thingies in D that make people in C happy.  Isn't that partly
> > what the alligator wrestling is about?
>
> I think D and C are disjoint by definition: C uses a "uniform" set of
> operations  and D uses custom-defined operations.  (BTW, I think I agree
> with Walden's point that "custom" a better antonym for "uniform" than
> "open"
> is).
>
> The alligator wrestling was about whether F overlapped C as well as D.
>
> BTW, what is the set theory term for two sets that have a non-null
> intersection but neither is a subset of the other? "Overlap" sounds good
> because they visually overlap in a Venn diagram, but that may not be
> "correct".
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