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RE: [xml-dev] Too much power? was RE: [xml-dev] 2007 Predictions

Your parents must have been awfully quiet or stayed awfully late.

Culture is not made by computer science.  Cultures are made by people who
use computer science.

That is why the HTML-centric web browser is doomed.


From: Elliotte Harold [mailto:elharo@metalab.unc.edu] 
Len Bullard wrote:

> This thread is trying to make the case that a college library with math 
> texts in 1964 was as popular as a drive in theatre showing Dr No.   It 
> just ain't so.  I leave it to your own tastes and research to determine 
> which was more powerful or had a greater influence on the culture of 
> 2007.  Better yet, ask your Mom and Dad which would have been a more 
> likely place for you to have been conceived.

No contest. The math library. After all, in 1964 computer science was 
just a funny subfield of math. No math libraries in 1964 ==> no web in 

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