· Naughties
· · 2003
· · · December
· · · · 31 (2 entries)

Ads Again · I turned on the ads again (from Google AdSense); this puppy’s monthly bill is starting to make it a pricey hobby. As with my previous experience, they’re no trouble in setting up and everything seems to Just Work. I’m a bit disappointed that the front page is apparently served exclusively with blogging-related ads [Update: a day later, the front-page choices are much better], but the selection on the other pages is quite intelligent. If anything has broken, do please get in touch. I’ll report back in due time on whether a fairly-popular blog can be made at least self-sustaining. [Update: it can.] [Update: they’re screwing up my layout.] ...
The Three-Legged Future · There’s a real interesting note from Campbell and Swigart lamenting the fact that, down in the coding trenches, the worlds of objects and of RDBMSes and of XML are far from unified, and that attempts in that direction have been less than enthralling. I think we just have to get used to it, and from here on in, the practice of software engineering is a three-legged discipline ...
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