Content or Metadata?

James Tauber jtauber at
Fri Dec 3 01:19:56 GMT 1999

=> 2. Not all data is metadata.  Examples: this email message; Chopin's
>    Nocturnes; Tuxedo.gif.

While, I'm not arguing against your point, it is interesting to note that
each of these examples have headers which could be thought of as metadata.

James Tauber

"Metadata is data you forgot to put in in the first place" - Ted Nelson

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