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· Naughties
· · 2004
· · · September
· · · · 18 (1 entry)

The Loyal WS-Opposition · In places that have Par­lia­men­tary sys­tem­s, the ma­jor­i­ty par­ty (or par­ties) form the Govern­men­t, and the rest form the Op­po­si­tion. In con­sti­tu­tion­al monar­chies the jar­gon is “Her Majesty’s Loy­al Opposition.” The idea is, they Op­pose the Govern­ment but are Loy­al in that they promise not to lead a mob with pitch­forks to string them up; and they stand ready to pro­vide an al­ter­na­tive. When it comes to Web Ser­vices, that’s what I’d like to be: the loy­al op­po­si­tion ...
 
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