Archive for June, 2007
Scott Berkun and commenters summed up undesirable methodologies like Development By Denial, Never Ending Story Development and Learned Helplessness Development.
Although I believe it’s best to focus on the positive, by visualizing how things should be done, recognizing failing strategies can be fun. And instructive.
Chapter 3, page 45, footnote 16:
HyTime is a holistic solution to the question of how to create metadata assets that impose all kinds and combinations of arbitrary alternative structures on arbitrary sets of arbitrary information resources.
— Steven R. Newcomb in A perspective on the quest for global knowledge interchange (pdf)
I bet the author must have smiled when he wrote this sentence. Just as I did after reading it (at least twice).