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· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · February
· · · · 13 (4 entries)

Small XML-dev Flame War · I am a mem­ber of the xml-dev mail­ing list, the orig­i­nal XML-zealot con­clave and home to most of the peo­ple in the world who wor­ry se­ri­ous­ly about XML in gen­er­al; a very spe­cial and for­tu­nate­ly small shared ob­ses­sion ...
 
Software Development is Like the National League · A brain­storm­ing ses­sion this af­ter­noon around a bunch of new fea­tures we've been pour­ing in for the retail-front-end mod­ules of Visu­al Net. More or less the whole com­pa­ny ei­ther in the room or on the phone. Progress was made, in a Na­tion­al League rather than Amer­i­can League sort of way ...
 
Ward Cunningham on Naming and Being Finished · Jon Udel­l, cur­rent­ly at In­foworld, ex­cerpts a long note from Ward Cun­ning­ham here. A cou­ple of these re­marks have been cre­at­ing rum­bling echoes that won't die down in the back of my brain ...
 
Narrow Columns, Please! · I am in the mid­dle of read­ing what feels like an out­stand­ing­ly deep, wise, and well-written es­say by David Stutz, late of Mi­crosoft, and the text was giv­ing me a headache be­cause the columns are too wide. Magazines and news­pa­pers have long squeezed their relatively-dense con­tent in­to nar­row columns in the in­ter­est of read­abil­i­ty, and the long-defunct Suck hu­mor web­site re­dis­cov­ered this prin­ci­ple for the Web - vir­tu­al­ly ev­ery con­tent site has now adopt­ed it ...
 
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