Stories by Rich Morin

Tools for Enabling Structured Discourse

This article examines ideas for supporting structured discourse. No single style is suitable for all situations, but a combination of styles can often work. These ideas range from mundane to experimental to hypothetical. We don't have any definitive answers, but we've found some interesting questions!

XML: The Right Tool for Odd Jobs

As regular readers of this column know, I am a big fan of self-describing data files. In "A Lazy Afternoon" and "Smart Data", I covered some aspects of this technique.