Packaging and related-resource discovery

Len Bullard cbullard at
Sat Oct 2 04:31:04 BST 1999

Tim Bray wrote:
> I (and I think some other people) are becoming increasingly convinced
> that the need for some sort of an "XML Packaging" facility is becoming
> increasingly urgent.  I was asked to write up a motivating statement for
> the XML Plenary meeting that is happening this Wednesday.  I thought that
> the xml-deviants might also find it of interest.
> It's at -Tim

I agree.  For all the reasons you gave which are... reasonable.  

Historical aside:  

That would get us almost back to the level of SGML 
when the CALS fellows worked out the 9600 tape formats for 
packaging documents and Charles was working on the *strange 
name that was the box japanese meals came in* standard.  


     In raster (PNG, GIF, JPG) and vector (SVG, VML, PGML) formats. "

Include X3D.  Coming along nicely now.  Sure do want to see 
real time 3D animations of the deep namespaces.


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