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   OT: Faux Joni Mitchell lyrics timewaster? (was Re: [xml-dev] Reductionis

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--- Sean McGrath <sean.mcgrath@propylon.com> wrote:

> [Mike Champion]
>  >All social scientists meet the same fate,
>  >someday; cynically boring folks in an
>  >internet cafe.
> And the fate of data modellers in Joni's world? How
> about this.
>          The tree of knowledge, it goes round and
> round,
>          as its synthesised attributes go up and
> down.
>          We are captive on the carousel of time
> O(n*log(n)).
>          We can't return, we can only look, back
> from where we came,
>          And give our walk of the tree some fancy
> name.

I've seen XML from both sides now,
Docs and data, still somehow
It's the hype illusion I recall.
Markup's what it is, that is all.


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