New channel: XML.COM. Perfect!
XML.COM questions XSL. "How necessary is XSL? Is it just too complicated? Is it really an improvement over what we have today? Might XSL even be considered harmful to the Web?"
Paul Howson: "XSL has been mooted as 'the way' to translate xml. However, XSL is a complex and as-yet-incomplete piece of work. If you’ve read the XSL spec, you may find yourself wondering whether things really need to be that complicated."
At 7AM Pacific a BucksWoodside.Com went live. We did lots of work on the site, mostly behind the scenes, to make the content flow easily. This was an incredible educational process in user interface.
Buck's opening day screenshot. It's always a good idea to do one of these. Over the months and probably years, the interface is likely to change, and probably will get more complex. I wish I had opening day shots for all the sites I've done. Live and learn!
Never demo on a development server. "Learn what makes your software crash, and avoid doing those things! Run through the demonstration over and over, each time you get a new version from development. If the new version doesn't demo without crashing, use an older, more reliable version instead."
Win Mitchell is looking for a Frontier developer.
Eric Kidd: Benchmarking & Linux Scalability.
News.com: Microsoft Forms Linux Group. Like MacArthur, fresh from his victory over Japan, marching without opposition to the China-Korea border. There's no company to defeat here. No small set of minds to find weaknesses in. Oooops?
This evening I wrote a poem in prose and pictures for Linus Torvalds. Be strong my brother!
It had to happen! www.gluetrain.com. "Markets are conversations. Conversations are markets. Markets are he as you are we and we are all together."
Red Herring: Venture Capitalists Feel the Heat. "As returns on investment into Internet startups continue to skyrocket, venture capitalists are no longer the only investors willing to take a bet on high-risk, out-there technology investments."
Don Hopkins, a member of the SimCity development team, has accumulated a list of recent stories about the project.
MacWEEK: Raven Zachary's report from Apple's WWDC.
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