Wednesday, May 3, 2006

Wednesday May 3, 2006

Filed under: General — m759 @ 2:45 AM
Quarter to Three

For Henriette D. Avram, a systems analyst who “had to enter the mind of the library cataloger, a profession whose arcane knowledge– involving deep philosophical questions about taxonomy, interconnectedness and the nature of similarity and difference– was guarded like priestly ritual.” — Margalit Fox in today’s New York Times

Mrs. Avram died on April 22.

For related material on priestly ritual, see

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Finis Coronat Opus

“You gotta be true to your code”
— Sinatra  

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