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Bullard, Claude L (Len) scripsit:
> Why do I need to know that both dogs and cats are mammals?
> Must I state that every time I feed the dog or the cat?
Note that the names "simple-time" and "complex-time" are themselves
complex in structure, unlike "dog" and "cat". "Dog" and "cat" are
both ground-level notions with simple, native words. "Mammal" is above
ground level. But "time of day" is a ground-level notion, and "human
time convention" vs. "structural time convention" is below ground level.
"No, John. I want formats that are actually John Cowan
useful, rather than over-featured megaliths that http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
address all questions by piling on ridiculous http://www.reutershealth.com
internal links in forms which are hideously firstname.lastname@example.org
over-complex." --Simon St. Laurent on xml-dev