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Re: [xml-dev] Gothic definitions (was Re: [xml-dev] Re: Markup, an abstraction)

On Thu, Aug 29, 2013 at 11:05 AM, Simon St.Laurent <simonstl@simonstl.com> wrote:

The word has too many meanings.  There's a roughly continuous thread of attractive with/because of a dose of the repulsive, but it's hard to pin down.

"There has never to my knowledge been any period of Gothic English literature, but the list of Gothic revivalists stretches completely across its entire history, from the _Beowulf_ poet to writers of our own day."  --Northrop Frye

If you ever give this talk again, here's another possible slide:

GMail doesn't have rotating .sigs, but you can see mine at http://www.ccil.org/~cowan/signatures

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