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Re: ACTION 610: Draft Meta Formats section for W3C site

From: Henry S. Thompson <ht@inf.ed.ac.uk>
Date: Thu, 08 Mar 2012 22:40:08 +0000
To: Jeni Tennison <jeni@jenitennison.com>
Cc: "Anne van Kesteren" <annevk@opera.com>, "Jonathan A Rees" <rees@mumble.net>, "www-tag@w3.org List" <www-tag@w3.org>
Message-ID: <f5b399i3eev.fsf@calexico.inf.ed.ac.uk>
Jeni Tennison writes:

> I think that Henry is attempting to capture the distinction between
> document-documents (human-authored documents) and data-documents
> (machine-created documents) rather than saying that writing the
> characters that make up XML documents is something that humans want
> to do.

Correct.

> Can you think of a better term for 'human-authored' that doesn't
> imply people physically writing tags?

I'll see what I can come up with tomorrow -- too late for this
tonight.

ht
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