I decided to attend the HL7 meeting in Paris, I had been to Paris at age 17 but the Louve was closed then. I went with a youth group in high school, American’s Youth in Concert and we did a performance in Notre Dame Cathedral, it was really a thrill for me at age 17.
this is HL7, it’s how to share health information www.hl7.org
this is the Paris Working group meeting
anyway, I attended the policy meetings in Paris for a couple days, then headed downtown to see all the museums.
I’m struck now by how many armed police or military I came across now. Armed French military standing on gugard, openly holding machine guns at the Charless De Gaulle airport, near the Arc d Triumph, for example. I asked one of them where the toilet was