Michel Pelletier found the cactus in the new design of XML-RPC.Com. I had totally missed it. What a surprise!
Interactive Week: Trials and Tribulations in the W3C. "Back in 1989, when Tim Berners-Lee sat down at the European particle Physics Laboratory in Geneva to invent what would one day become the World Wide Web, there was no one around to notice."
News.Com: RIAA Chief asks Napster to apologize to Metallica. "A letter from RIAA chief executive Hilary Rosen to Napster CEO Hank Barry that is making the rounds on newsgroups asks Barry--or founder Shawn Fanning--to extend an apology to Metallica and its drummer, Lars Ulrich."
David Flanagan: "Netscape is rushing to release version 6.0 of its Navigator browser despite the fact that there are serious problems with its compliance to open standards."
NexaWeb is an "operating environment that extends the traditional Windows Operating System to the web."
Ken Dow's Mastering Manila course, Dec 5-6 in Toronto.
Here's a Manila user who loves the Web.
November is Make It Simple Stupid month at Free-Conversant.
Tomorrow I'm being photographed by Kai Wiechmann.
Esquire: Bill Clinton's Exit Interview.
PHPBuilder: Building Dynamic Pages with Search Engines in Mind. "Almost any developer knows that search engine placement is critical to the success of a web site. What many people don't know is that a lot of search engines cannot index many database-driven pages (basically any page with a '?' or '&' in the URL)."
MacCentral: Macromedia, Allaire developing 'Harpoon' tool kit.
Karl Dubost found the archive of the (first?) website done by Tim Berners-Lee in 1992.
How did George W. Bush get the nickname Dubya?
I got it. I said it out loud. Double-U. Dubbleya. Dubya. Duh.
SF Bay Guardian: Mood Radio. "The Internet may well undermine major labels, but nothing about the history of the Web so far suggests that it inevitably frees creators from some kind of corporate control. Currently, music execs have a vague idea of what the public wants, but technology like MoodLogic can give them a far more exact picture."
Salon: Why is this race even close? "Because Al Gore, flawed but the best man for the job, is stuck with a fractured liberal base that won't forgive him for not being Bill Clinton."
NY Times: PullThePlug.Com. "Even my favorite venture capitalists act as if it is in bad taste to invest in a dot-com these days," said Melody Haller, president of the Antenna Group, a Silicon Valley public relations firm.
Interestingly, PullThePlug.Com is taken.
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