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NY Times: Court Sides with Freelancers in Electronic Rights Case. "Arthur Sulzberger, Jr., chairman of The New York Times Company and publisher of The Times, said today the company 'will now undertake the difficult and sad process of removing significant portions from its electronic historical archive.'"

The Times has created "an online form and set up phone lines for freelance contributors who want their work to remain available (212) 556-8008 or 8009 and (888) 814-2698."

According to the Mac OS X weblog, FreeBSD developer Jordan Hubbard is taking a job at Apple, and he's really excited about it. Mac OS X is built on FreeBSD.

Looks like Marek's RadioPossibility is getting going. Manila hosting, 30 days free, $10 per month thereafter.

Some guy named Michael: "It seems that your 'web-logging' friend 'Dave Winer' managed to make it on a 'very-undesirable' list. I will pray for him and all those like him who, whether intentionally or not, spread filth instead of useful information."

DaveNet: Does Microsoft own the Web now?

More discussion on the Smart-Tags mail list.

Sjoerd: "The Internet Explorer 6 Preview pages are updated. Check out the new Smart Tags page and download the Smart Tags for the Everyday Web; 'Brought to you by MSN'."

Survey: Will you install Smart Tags?

The Silicon Valley Roundtable has started with posts from Craig Mundie, Bruce Perens, Brett Glass and Dan Gillmor.

I posted my first comment on the roundtable. Their discussion group software doesn't appear to support per-message pointers, so I can't show you what I said, I'll have to tell you. "All this legal mumbo-jumbo leaves me cold. Most reasonable open source developers use LGPL. We use the MIT License for our open source stuff at UserLand. Craig, why should anyone care what Microsoft thinks about open source? You're against it. That's not a big surprise."

Albert Delgado reports on the NECC meeting in Chicago. "The message was that in the use of Manila in a school or district setting, there is a role for the programmer, the designer and the contributors of content. It was also mentioned that with Manila, one doesn't need a programmer or designer, since there are great themes built into the program, and thus a teacher can produce content with no HTML experience."

JY Stervinou points to a Perl script that downloads an eGroup, he's not sure if it still works for YahooGroups.

Today's song: Hyakugojyuuichi!!!!!!!

     

Last update: Monday, June 25, 2001 at 9:30 PM Eastern.

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