Topic Maps 2008, Oslo, Collected Quotes
While others have already reported what was newsworthy about the recent Topic Maps 2008 conference I resort here to list some quotes I picked up on the way:
"Portal discovery is a mistake".
(Peter Brown, loosly paraphrasing James Joyce)
"Nothing has changed since SQL."
(unnamed conference participant, about the evolution of technology since 1970)
"Books are good for stories. They are not good for knowledge."
(Weinberger, about, uhm, books)
"Researchers. They never do what you tell them."
(unnamed conference speaker, governmental gouverness)
"Right, but this is a multi-beer conversation."
(Graham Moore & Axel Borge, about information management for adults with Topic Maps)