· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · May
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On Reading Glasses · If you're get­ting in­to mid­dle age and you no­tice that you need brighter and brighter lights to read the news­pa­per, and as for the tiny print on the side of medicine bot­tles, well for­get it, you may be en­ter­ing glass­es ter­ri­to­ry. Here­with some prac­ti­cal ad­vice on how not to waste a lot of mon­ey ...
RSS and the S-word · Over the last month or two, there have been desul­to­ry swirls of con­ver­sa­tion on What To Do With RSS? In par­tic­u­lar the drum­beats are loud right now chez Sam Ruby. (Snick­er: here it is 9PM Pa­cif­ic on Satur­day and all the geeks are rockin' out by de­bat­ing RSS syn­tax.) I'm won­der­ing if it's time to bring in the dread­ed S-word: stan­dard­iza­tion. This will re­quire a brief sur­vey of what stan­dards are good for and what writ­ing a stan­dard is all about ...
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