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?"

Received on Tuesday, 15 January 2002 13:58:21 UTC