SIGIA-L Mail Archives: RE: [Sigia-l] Taxonomists (Was: WOW!..)
RE: [Sigia-l] Taxonomists (Was: WOW!..)
From: Boniface Lau (boniface_lau_at_compuserve.com)
Date: Wed Mar 19 2003 - 19:56:52 EST
> From: sigia-l-admin_at_asis.org [mailto:sigia-l-admin_at_asis.org]On
> Behalf Of Clifton Evans at Infostyling
> The point is that IA (oddly, a profession from the west coast,
> forgive me I'm now in London) is not Taxonomy, Librarianship or
> Content Strategy.
> IA is architecture.
Yup! But why has it been so difficult for people to see that? After
all, the A in IA stands for Architecture.
> IA is for structural planners.
Yup! They decide what structural properties are needed.
> This is the structure of the information and not the information
Yup! A finger pointing at the moon is not the moon.
> Sound good?
Better yet, it sounds reasonable - something very rare among IA
A sign that not everyone regurgitates. Some people do use their
reasoning capability. There is hope for the IA field.
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