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Re: Web Architecture, 'XML Autonomy'

From: John Cowan <jcowan@reutershealth.com>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 12:38:47 -0400
Message-ID: <392C0597.7146F1B9@reutershealth.com>
To: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@simonstl.com>, "xml-uri@w3.org" <xml-uri@w3.org>
"Simon St.Laurent" wrote:

> I keep requesting that semantics be treated as a layer on top of syntax,
> while you and Dan seem to be insisting that URI semantics be driven as
> deeply into the syntax layer as possible.

Well, yes and no.  It is difficult to make a semantic distinction between
strings that the lower layer insists on treating as identical (i.e. xmlns="foo"
in two different documents).

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