· Naughties
· · 2009
· · · June
· · · · 20 (1 entry)

Erik Naggum, R.I.P. · Erik was a flamer’s flamer, back in the gold­en days of Usenet. He was re­flex­ive­ly averse to the main­stream; a pro­po­nent of SGML be­fore de­scrip­tive markup was fash­ion­able, he peeled away from the com­mu­ni­ty when XML hit the big time, van­ish­ing in a puff of pun­gent sul­furous smoke. I think he’s left an im­por­tant les­son be­hind him ...
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