Re: (data) medium is the message
From: "Arjun Ray" <aray@n...> > "Simon St.Laurent" <simonstl@s...> wrote: > > | The vast majority of people are going down the "we need prior agreement > | on all semantics" path. > > I assume there is an emphasis on the word "all", else I can't imagine a > practicable system for any kind of information exchange among independent > parties. As well as being used for half-way or neutral format, XML is also used as a facade for existing systems: in that kind of case it is not so much a question of "lets agree on what X means!" as much as "I want X, can I glean it from your Y or Z?" IYSWIM Cheers Rick Jelliffe
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