Spanish and XML

Spanish must be the most scientific language ever!

Have you noticed how exclamation mark (!) and question mark (?) in Spanish have upside down versions? (¡¿)

I finally figured out what they do!

Turned out, they are opening tags, whereas the “normal” ones are the closing tags.

For example,

If you have this in English – “It’s snowing outside and we don’t have a snowman!”. There’s ambiguity. Is the exclamation mark for the snowing, for snowman, or both? We can break it into 2 sentences, then we can apply exclamation mark to only one of them. But that’s redundant.

In Spanish there won’t be such problem. “It’s snowing outside and ¡we don’t have a snowman!“.

Very cool.

I suggest we start talking in XML.

<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″ ?>

<conversation>

<line speaker_id=”1″ type=”greeting”><exclamation>Hello</exclamation>

<question>How<object>you</object></question></line>

<line speaker_id=”2″ type=”answer”><subject>I</subject>

<adjective>hungry</adjective></line>

</conversation>

<?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″ ?>
<conversation>
<line speaker_id=”1″ type=”greeting”><exclamation>Hello</exclamation><question>How are<object>you</object></question></line>
<line speaker_id=”2″ type=”answer”><subject>I</subject><adjective>fine</adjective></line>
</conversation>

Third Person

I’m writing this post to say that it’s been a while since I last updated and I’m too lazy to update and have nothing to talk about.

Just kidding.

Sometimes I wish I can play my life in third person. That would be so awesome.

With a save/load system. And a few lives. I wish every time I get an A on a test, they would give me 1 extra life, instead of candies (wait what?).

So many thing I should have done, could have done, might have done, but didn’t. There’s never regret in my life, just thoughts on what I would’ve done differently, if I knew the outcome. I’m so impulsive, doing things and saying things without second thought. It’s turning back to bite me.

I’ve been thinking a lot lately. I mean, a lot more than the usual unhealthy amount of thinking I have always been doing =P.

There has been some epiphanies, plenty of wtfs, and numerous falling asleeps.

I’m a very confused person, and I’m not sure why. There’s really nothing to be unhappy about in my life. I have good food, good sleep, passing grades, great friends, and no gf (=P). If you ask me what I would like changed about my life, I won’t be able to come up with anything. It’s exactly how I want it to be. Everything is just perfect.

Yet, it feels like something is missing. No, not the love of a women, as have been suggested numerous times =P. I feel like I want change, but I don’t know what.

Maybe what’s missing is that nothing is missing =D.

Thanks for the ride!
Nemo has been found.
</emoing>

Favourite youtube video of the day (I love the bassoon part!!) –