Today's song: "California, here I come."
Mail meltdown, again.
Don Park's weblog is one year old today. Here's his hello world post. Thanks Don, it's been a very interesting year.
Congrats to Halley on the her clarity of vision.
12/24/97: "My hearing feels sharper too."
On this day in 1999, I stated my vision for RSS, and asked others to express theirs.
Paolo notes a problem with Yahoo's feeds, announced last night. They flow a huge amount of stuff, even if you just subscribe to one feed, there might be dozens of new stories each hour. Maybe this is just something to get used to. I remember the NY Times felt strange that way too at the beginning, now it's very normal to get several dozen stories in one update. There's another concern, linkrot. Links into Yahoo News rot relatively quickly, as compared to News.Com, for example, which is near perfect. So, until I hear something has changed, I'm going to use Yahoo to read news but try hard not to point to stories on Yahoo from my weblog.
Wired: "Come September, Silicon Valley commuters will be able to log on from the train. The first wireless Internet access from a rail line in the United States was bound to happen here where most commuters tote laptops."
Mail meltdown, again
600 messages waiting this morning. My DSL line hasn't been doing well the last 24 hours, and that means mail gets even more unreliable, and overnight it overloaded again, even though I have Eudora checking every five minutes. So if you sent me an email overnight, there's a pretty good chance I won't see it. Same for the rest of today. Not sure what I can do, but it sure makes planning a trip to Calif pretty hard without reliable email.
About 9AM, I'm giving up on email for now. If you need to reach me before I leave, I'm on AIM, screen name scriptingnews. Please use it sparingly. If you can't reach me there, try scriptingnews2.
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