Second, we'll reply to this in two messages. The first concerns the Web as a
distributed object system, the second on the separation of data from behavior.
Third, I want to disclaim that Adam had 97% of these replies written hours and
hours ago, but I was the bottleneck. Some of us still have pesky classes
getting in the way of our education. (a PS to dist-obj'ers: one of the classes
in particular is the theory and practice of IT standards, a spectacular
proseminar summarized in [BITS] on FoRK; http://weber.ucsd.edu/~pagre/standards
.html -- that's where reverse salients came from )