Re: PSVI formalization
On Thursday 09 May 2002 18:44, Simon St.Laurent wrote: > XML is a wonderful foundation for building certain kinds of information > interchange systems, and a key tool for making it clear that information > interchange is in fact possible. XML is not an ideal tool for > exchanging all kinds of information, however. The metadata costs of > working with a text format spiral rapidly as more complex types than > element structures and attribute annotations are applied. I usually find that multimedia is a good example - audio and video and images are not good candidates for XML storage, and they (certainly images at least) account for a LOT of the information being exchanged over the Web today! ABS -- Alaric B. Snell http://www.alaric-snell.com/ http://RFC.net/ http://www.warhead.org.uk/ Any sufficiently advanced technology can be emulated in software
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