This document further defines the meaning of the three hierarchical objects in content management.
Copyright and Language can be found in RFC1
This document is governed by the Consensus-Oriented Specification System (COSS).
To establish that Frameworks, Methods and Processes are the only three categories fit for any problem faced in the creation of Content.
A framework provides guidelines. It exists to provide structure and direction on a preferred way of doing something without being too detailed or rigid. Programming languages are analagous to frameworks.
A method is a body of techniques; a limited and further distilled Framework which typically serve to solve specific problems. Applications are analagous to methods.
A process is a series of actions or steps taken in order to achieve a particular end. It is the lowest-level of performing a task and may be broken down into two or more processes; this is known as Divide and Conquer