Re: Perceived C/B for XML 1.1
xmlmaster@h... (Wayne Steele) writes: >Please calm down, Simon. I'm actually feeling quite calm, thanks. >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 Sure, but "business partners" is quite definitely marketing-speak to me, the kind of junk I get in press releases every four hours or so. Given that I consistently incinerate press releases that use phrases like that, I'm not inclined to see that language infiltrate supposedly technical discussion. So far as I can tell, XML itself is about information and communication, not business. It certainly has business applications in whatever sense you choose to use the word, but I see no reason to use "business" with its multiple connotations when there are alternatives that are both more accurate and more inclusive. XML 1.1 in particular seems to value inclusion... ------------- Simon St.Laurent - SSL is my TLA http://simonstl.com may be my URI http://monasticxml.org may be my ascetic URI urn:oid:184.108.40.206.4.1.6320 is another possibility altogether
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