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Re: Rough draft poem: Document what art thou?

From: Nathan <nathan@webr3.org>
Date: Thu, 11 Nov 2010 16:57:50 +0000
Message-ID: <4CDC208E.8080302@webr3.org>
To: Kingsley Idehen <kidehen@openlinksw.com>
CC: "public-lod@w3.org" <public-lod@w3.org>
Didn't they make a film called "The Descriptor!" out of that?

Kingsley Idehen wrote:
> I am the Data Container, Disseminator, and Canvas.
> I came to be when the cognitive skills of mankind deemed oral history 
> inadequate.
> I am transcendent, I take many forms, but my core purpose is constant - 
> Container, Disseminator, and Canvas.
> I am dexterous, I can be blank, partitioned horizontally, horizontally 
> and vertically, and if you get me excited and I'll show you fractals.
> I am accessible in a number of ways, across a plethora of media.
> I am loose, so you can access my content too.
> I am loose in a cool way, so you can refer to me independent of my content.
> I am cool in a loose way, so you can refer to my content independent of me.
> I am even cool and loose enough to let you figure out stuff from my 
> content including how its totally distinct from me.
> But...
> I am possessive about my coolness, so all Containment, Dissemination, 
> and Canvas requirements must first call upon me, wherever I might be.
> So...
> If you postulate about my demise or irrelevance across any medium, I 
> will punish you with confusion!
> Remember...
> I just told you who I am, when something tells you what it is, and it is 
> as powerful as I, best you believe it :-)
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