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Re: Relationship Taxonomy Questions

From: W. Eliot Kimber <eliot@isogen.com>
Date: Wed, 22 Jan 1997 22:08:08 -0900
Message-Id: <3.0.32.19970122215640.007399b0@uu10.psi.com>
To: w3c-sgml-wg@www10.w3.org
At 09:44 PM 1/22/97 -0500, Paul Prescod wrote:
>As far as whether we should specify some relationships up front, I have two
>contributions:
>
>#1. Maybe HyTime would be more widely used if it were less Meta and more 
>language. That sounds like a slam against HyTime but it isn't. Scheme might
>be more widely used if it were less functional and more like Java, but then
>it wouldn't be useful for the important uses it is used for (whew!), like
>DSSSL. Maybe XML is where we take HyTime to the masses by being a little
>less meta.

Exactly.  

Cheers,

E.
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