[Fwd: Re: Mixed content]
eshaya at umd.edu
Fri Sep 15 10:20:28 PDT 2006
Rob Seaman wrote:
>> <IVOmember>Alasdair Allen</IVOmember> <url>
>> http://www.babilim.co.uk/blog/ </url> and <NVOmember>Mathew
>> Graham</NVOmember> at <institution>Caltech</institution> ,
>> <IVOmember>Guy Rixen </IVOworker>, and <NVOmember>Bob
>> Seaman</NVOmember> came to agreement, perhaps for the first time
>> about anything, that mixed content might be allowed in the <A
> Isn't <NVOmember> subclassed from <IVOmember>?
Yes. I would have subclassed the others as well, but I did not know
the species for them.
>> However many others, too numerous to name, felt strongly that mixed
>> content is a definite no-no.
> "Too numerous to name" raises the question of how IVOA should
> represent the transfinite cardinal numbers. How about:
> <Aleph subscript="NULL" />
Looks good. <Aleph0/> could be define as a fixed literal of the unicode
value for that symbol
> Although, by definition, "too numerous to name" would suggest a number
> of members of at least order:
> <Aleph subscript="one" />
> suggesting that Alasdair, Matthew, Guy and myself have been soundly
I believe so. You three should be ashamed of yourselves for
beyond human imagination or present toolset, whichever comes first.
>> As for me, I would never be caught creating mixed content as that
>> would be way too confusing to be understood by any parser much less a
>> mere human.
> Say wha?
I guess this is my first letter to the editor of my news service.
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