Content or Metadata?

Clark C. Evans clark.evans at
Thu Dec 2 21:06:13 GMT 1999

On Thu, 2 Dec 1999, Steve Schafer wrote:
> It's all a matter of context, no? There exist an infinite number of
> levels, each one "meta" to the one immediately below it.

I believe that it is a binary recursive pattern:

                                     meta-data  ...
                      /           \\
             meta-data               data   ...
          /           \\ 
         /               data  ...
         \\              meta-data ...
          \\         / 
             data                   meta-data ...
                     \\          /
                                    data  ...

Thus, you are right on about it being 
a "matter of context".

Hope this perspective helps,


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