MSNBC: Business pros flock to Weblogs. "Javaidís brief experience has convinced him that far from an exercise in self-indulgence, Weblogs actually can be used to increase worker efficiency."
Wow Scott Johnson has been writing some great Radio tutorials. Off to dinner now. I'll read them tomorrow.
Daniel Berlinger: "Very coo; though. What a great country."
Emailing with Sam Ruby this afternoon, he recounted a discussion last year about the goal that we shared that SOAP interop not end up meaning Works With Microsoft. Sam works on the Apache version of SOAP, a Java implementation, the version of SOAP that Google uses. On Saturday, while I was writing my last DaveNet piece, listing the reasons why I thought Google's API was significant, I thought I should post item #3 to the Soapbuilders list. I thought it was important to mark the occasion. Through all the ups and downs, ins and outs, all the politics and angst, it worked. As far as I know, no one had trouble getting interop with Google. I just went for my daily walk, and I realized there's someone I forgot to congratulate, and thank, for all his hard work. It was (probably) Apache's SOAP that Google deployed, it was their interop that gave us all such a great experience in the rush to get Google working with our favorite scripting environments. Everyone stand up and cheer for Sam right now. What a guy!
Here's a step by step tutorial that shows how to create a Manila directory using Radio's outliner. The usual disclaimer applies. If you're happy with Radio as a weblog tool and news aggregator, you may completely ignore the outliner.
The key screen shot for the howto. And the directory that's derived from the outline in the screen shot.
Happiness is three new Udell columns: Groove 2.0, Zope, and Virtuoso.
NY Times: "AOL is wobbling."
OnFocus: "The Weblog Bookwatch searches weblogs that pass through the Recently Changed list at weblogs.com looking for links to books at Amazon.com."
Eric Soroos: "OpenDoc will be back. It won't be called OpenDoc, and it probably won't run in 4 megs of memory, but it will be there."
Richard Rodseth: "We were motivated by substantial fear of OLE, and that Microsoft would control the desktop user experience on the Mac with OLE's sometimes clunky UI."
On ZDNet, David Coursey quotes Microsoft's Charles Fitzgerald on Microsoft patents on web services.
Ryan Tate sends a pointer to a Slashdot thread "talking about a text editor called Vim being ported to KDE." He says "The coolest part is that the integrated KDE web browser, called Konquerer, takes Vim as a drop-in replacement for use in textareas. This is one important area where Linux is ahead of Microsoft."
Groove 2.0 press release. "Groove version 2.0 features significant enhancements and new features to both client and server software, including integration with Microsoft Office applications, new project and meeting management toolsets, and, most significantly for large corporate customers, the introduction of customer-hosted management and system integration capabilities."
NY Times: "Recently published patent applications bolster the tantalizing speculation that Mr. Kamen may indeed have something much bigger up his sleeve."
Paolo: "Today I moved Radio UserLand folder to my iPod."
Eric Olsen reviews how weblogs covered Sept 11.
Yesterday's piece on Google, directories and OPML seems to have found at least one curious mind. Some ideas require careful reading, exploration and thinking. The Web with distributed decentralized directories will be cool.
BTW, a minor random note. There's a new term today in the world of Google.
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