Re: Where is XML going
David, I think we're coming from alternate points of view. You seem to be approaching XML as human-incomprehensible data (the app developer viewpoint) -- I'm approaching it as a human-comprehensible document. There are numerous examples of both, but it's become increasingly common for people to ignore the vast, unimaginable quantity of XML documents that exist as human-comprehensible data. An example would be the plethora of data that exists in aviation repair manuals -- literally, hundreds of millions of pages worth of pure document. There will always be room for server-based transformations et. al., but that space is very well addressed by existing technologies. What is extremely poorly addressed is the document to end user space, and -that's- what needs to be fixed, in my opinion. --->Ben On Sat, 2010-12-04 at 22:15 -0500, David Lee wrote: > TouchÃ© > Good argument > But how does the browser know what the data means well enough to present it. ? > I feel there is a difference of opinion re separation of concerns that is a fundamental rift in agreement in the community > > > Sent from my iPad (excuse the terseness) > David A Lee > firstname.lastname@example.org > > > On Dec 4, 2010, at 10:03 PM, Peter Hunsberger <email@example.com> wrote: > > > > > On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 7:03 PM, David Lee <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >> > >> In my opinion the server is 'closer to the data' then the browser. It has more chance of knowing about the meaning of the data then the browser. > > > > So? The browser is closer to the user, it has more chance of knowing > > about the presentation requirements than the server. > > > > -- > > Peter Hunsberger > > _______________________________________________________________________ > > XML-DEV is a publicly archived, unmoderated list hosted by OASIS > to support XML implementation and development. To minimize > spam in the archives, you must subscribe before posting. > > [Un]Subscribe/change address: http://www.oasis-open.org/mlmanage/ > Or unsubscribe: email@example.com > subscribe: firstname.lastname@example.org > List archive: http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/ > List Guidelines: http://www.oasis-open.org/maillists/guidelines.php >
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