I ran a DaveNet piece at around 10PM last night. It's worth a read, esp if you want to make sense of comments here today.
News.Com: "The start-up that was going to make Linux dead easy is dead."
Darin Adler: What's happening with Nautilus? " I'll continue to be the maintainer of Nautilus for the foreseeable future. I have time to devote to GNOME for now and I plan to continue to work to enhance Nautilus."
Today's song: "I'm from New Jersey, I don't expect too much. If the world ended today, I would adjust."
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Standard: Japan Set to Reject Amazon Patent.
Register: Apple unveils retail plan.
Survey: Will you be in Amsterdam on May 26th? If so, please come to the Scripting News dinner, location and exact time to be determined. Adam Curry, Marc Canter and myself are already confirmed.
Dave Lustig: "We all are milliseconds from death. It could be lots and lots of milliseconds, but milliseconds nonetheless. In my mind's eye, I picture one of those TV spots when a car crashes into a wall on a testbed. One millisecond, car is perfect. Next millisecond, car is trash."
Robert Schloss: "Death has an interesting way of waking us up to life."
Cats and bags
I'm on quite a few mail lists where we discuss protocols and formats. There seems to be a disconnect on many of the lists, and I find myself frequently wanting to post this:
"Most of the people you want to influence aren't on the mail list and quite possibly wouldn't understand what you're saying. There's an understandable illusion that we're at the center of the universe and everyone's waiting to hear the word that comes down from the top of the mountain. Nothing could be further from the truth."
If you're on a technology-related mail list, I encourage you to put this on a Post-It and tack it to the side of your monitor, or even better, tatoo it on your forehead. Especially for stuff that was deployed years ago, the cat is already out of the bag. No point arguing about what cats look like anymore. They are what they are.
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