Re: Perceived C/B for XML 1.1
Please calm down, Simon. I believe this is a simple misunderstanding. "Business", as in "Business Rules" and "Business Partners", does not refer to commerce any more than the phrase "MYOB" does. Please see the first definition at http://www.dict.org/bin/Dict?Query=business -Wayne Steele >From: "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@s...> >To: xml-dev@l... >Subject: Re: Perceived C/B for XML 1.1 >Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2002 11:03:08 -0400 > >jcowan@r... (John Cowan) writes: > >> Business partners, right. I don't object strongly to XML 1.1, but I > >> do object to notions of communication that are just about business > >> partners. > > > >I don't object to a relaxed definition in which you and I count as > >"business partners", since we have an interest in communicating. > >That's offensive, not relaxed. It's almost as silly as the "all >computerized communications must be done through formal contracts" >nonsense we used to hear around XML a few years ago. > >Conflating communication into business is just obnoxious. Perhaps the >complaints about NEL's priority weren't that far off... > > >------------- >Simon St.Laurent - SSL is my TLA >http://simonstl.com may be my URI >http://monasticxml.org may be my ascetic URI >urn:oid:126.96.36.199.4.1.6320 is another possibility altogether > _________________________________________________________________ Get a speedy connection with MSN Broadband. Join now! http://resourcecenter.msn.com/access/plans/freeactivation.asp
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