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Re: There Are No Metadocuments

From: Murray Altheim <murray@spyglass.com>
Date: Mon, 10 Feb 1997 19:22:39 -0400
Message-Id: <v02140b0faf255d67d898@[208.203.149.85]>
To: Peter@ursus.demon.co.uk
Cc: w3c-sgml-wg@w3.org
>In message <libSDtMail.9702101400.10360.bsmith@providence/providence> Bill
>Smith writes:
>[...]
>>
>> If we are going to go down this path, let's not call this "ball of stuff"
>> a document. An object (WebObject) might be a better moniker since we should
>                         ^^^^^^^^^
>I think this is an excellent term and it certainly describes how I use XML
>documents.  I don't know enough about objects to know whether we are taking
>too simple view, as we have state and inheritance to consider.

I hate to do this again, but unfortunately 'WebObject' is an already
trademarked term from NeXT Inc.:

   http://www.next.com/WebObjects/Welcome.html

Murray

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