Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Codes vs. code


      Re: codifism


1. There are codes.

2. Associated with each code there is a coding language.

3. A "sentence" (document, program file, ...) in a coding language is called code (used as a mass noun).


Example:

   (1) chemistry → (2) CML <xml-cml.org> → (3) a CML document