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Re: Media types

From: Edwin Ortega <ortegae@wns.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Jan 2002 13:23:55 -0800
Message-ID: <005d01c19ed4$1c10c140$32a2583f@val6000>
To: "Gavin Thomas Nicol" <gtn@rbii.com>, "www-tag" <www-tag@w3.org>, "xml-dist-app" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gavin Thomas Nicol" <gtn@rbii.com>
To: "www-tag" <www-tag@w3.org>; "xml-dist-app" <xml-dist-app@w3.org>
Sent: Tuesday, January 15, 2002 10:32 AM
Subject: Re: Media types


> On Tuesday 15 January 2002 12:48 pm, Mark Baker wrote:
> > Neither a media type nor a namespace purports to be able to identify
> > everything that a message means.  It simply acts as the "root
> > meaning". If you buy TimBL's argument that the container specifies
> > the meaning of containment (as I do), then the root container
> > specifies the root meaning and that's the only place you can start
> > in trying to construct the "whole meaning".
> 
> The question then becomes "who defines the meaning of the root?"
> 
> 
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