Can anybody tell me if there’s anything useful you can do yet with the information posted at xml.house.gov?
This site provides draft DTDs (document type definitions) for legislative information from the House of Representatives. Having access to that type of information in XML would be golden for me, but as far as I can tell it’s only there for demonstration purposes — there’s no indication of a way to get to live or archival data, just samples. That wouldn’t be so bad if the site hadn’t essentially been saying the same thing for years now.
Am I looking in the wrong place? Has the initiative on this shifted to another office or program? Or am I just missing a link somewhere on this site? Any feedback is appreciated…Posted by Jason Lefkowitz at January 15, 2004
If you think anything I write here represents the opinions of anybody but myself, you need more help than I can give you. The opinions are all mine, folks. Nobody else's. ESPECIALLY not my employer's.
If that's too hard to understand... well, I'm sorry. There's only so much I can do. I'm not a therapist, and I'm not a miracle worker. (Unless you consider staying employed in this economy a miracle.) I wish I could help you work through your delusional belief that I'm speaking for anyone else but myself. Honestly, I do. But in the end, that's a monkey you'll have to get off your back on your own. Sorry.