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Re: Media types

From: Gavin Thomas Nicol <gtn@rbii.com>
Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 13:32:36 -0500
To: www-tag@w3.org (www-tag), xml-dist-app@w3.org (xml-dist-app)
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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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