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Fwd: In-Band Information Considered Harmful
- To: xanadu@xxxxxxxxxx
- Subject: Fwd: In-Band Information Considered Harmful
- From: Bek Oberin <gossamer@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Mon, 26 Oct 1998 14:35:51 +1100
- Reply-to: xanadu@xxxxxxxxxx
I just read this on the Perl5Porters list:
From :Chip Salzenberg <chip@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> At the Conference, I was pleased to speak at length with Ted Nelson
> on many subjects, and made the point to me that one of the Xanadu
> system's best features was its total separation of markup (i.e.
> formatting and hyperlinks) from content. It would have allowed
> (e.g.) me to use one set of markup and (e.g.) you to use another
> set, all without duplicating or mangling the original content. None
> of this is at all feasible with HTML/XML, which would require either
> duplicating content or commingling various independent sets of
> markup data.
Ted, what's this stuff? (Yet Another) part of Xanadu I haven't heard
of! Sounds GREAT from Perl's POV.