DaveNet: Patents and the W3C.
I got a note from Adam Bosworth at BEA. They voted against the new patent policy. Bravo.
Wes: "Patents and standards don't mix."
Slashdot thread on patents and the W3C.
Ted Kuster's report on the Seybold panel on Wed.
Brent Simmons: Tips for Frontier and Radio Developers.
Mark Pilgrim has glue that connects Python to Manila. This is a big deal.
My Jamaican uncle poses in front of a picture of my Russian great-grandfather. Yeah they're related. Can you tell?
Weblogs.Com corner-turn continues
OK, today's focus, Murphy-willing, is getting ready for the Weblogs.Com corner-turn. I gave a few people advanced tips on how the XML-RPC handler works and there's already been some development and discussion on various weblogs.
XML-RPC: Weblogs.Com Interface. New spec.
John Robb explains, from a users' point of view, the potential of this new approach.
Bill Humphries has done PHP and AppleScript clients.
I released a client for Frontier and Radio last week.
Dries Buytaert wants to do a distributed updates crawler, and I support this. Ultimately that's how it's going to scale to cover hundreds of thousands of weblogs.
I started a mail list for announcements and technical discussion and a companion Manila site for docs and philosophy.
Mike Krus is working on NewsIsFree and Drupal.
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