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Re: "The use of Metadata in URIs" and UK law

From: John Cowan <cowan@ccil.org>
Date: Mon, 13 Nov 2006 13:32:44 -0500
To: "Booth, David (HP Software - Boston)" <dbooth@hp.com>
Cc: www-tag@w3.org
Message-ID: <20061113183244.GK25065@ccil.org>

Booth, David (HP Software - Boston) scripsit:

> That seems almost as extreme as claiming that people don't give orders,
> they merely use their vocal chords to vibrate air molecules.  

"Cash registers don't really add numbers, they just grind their gears.
But then they don't really grind their gears either; they just obey
the laws of physics."  --Douglas Hofstadter (I think)

At the end of the Metatarsal Age, the dinosaurs     John Cowan
abruptly vanished. The theory that a single         cowan@ccil.org
catastrophic event may have been responsible        http://www.ccil.org/~cowan
has been strengthened by the recent discovery of
a worldwide layer of whipped cream marking the
Creosote-Tutelary boundary.             --Science Made Stupid
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