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· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · March
· · · · 19 (2 entries)

W3C Patent Policy Draft · The lat­est draft, pub­lished to­day, is a land­mark. You can't pos­si­bly imag­ine the num­ber of hours of hard think­ing and nasty wran­gling that have gone in­to pro­duc­ing it. My per­son­al take is that it's about done and it's good enough and we're not go­ing to end up with any­thing bet­ter. Warn­ing: long and bor­ing, but I think im­por­tan­t. ...
 
On Being Slashdotted · There may be those who write in pub­lic and don't care who and how many peo­ple read, but I'm not one of them. So when I turned on the com­put­er Tues­day morn­ing and dis­cov­ered by vis­it­ing Slash­dot that they had a point­er to my XML Is Too Hard for Pro­gram­mers piece, I woke up re­al fast. Here­with a bunch of ran­dom ob­ser­va­tions on the ex­pe­ri­ence ...
 
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