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It’s Called AtomPub · Re­cent­ly, I was asked for feed­back on some tech­nol­o­gy be­ing built in­side Sun which was said to re­ly on “Atom Pub/Sub”. In re­lat­ed con­fus­ing news, more than one big com­pa­ny has talked about “Rolling out APP”. Brand­ing mat­ter­s. So we took it up on the Atom Pro­to­col mail­ing list and, for what it’s worth, the com­mu­ni­ty of im­ple­men­tors has agreed that we’re all go­ing to re­fer to the pro­to­col spec­i­fied in RFC 5023 as “AtomPub” and noth­ing else. Please co-operate ...
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SPotD: Lemonade · I’ve been too over­load­ed to write much or even post pix, but nev­er (it seem­s) to take pic­tures, so they’ve been build­ing up. I look at the buildup and dis­cern a the­me; here­with the first Sum­mer Pic­ture of the Day; more to come. And what could be more sum­mery than lemon­ade? ...
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Ephemeral Aggregators · I’m think­ing that The as­cen­dan­cy of Hack­er News & the gen­tri­fi­ca­tion of geek news com­mu­ni­ties, by Rab­ble, is, in its qui­et way, one of the most im­por­tant think pieces I’ve read in quite a while. It’s pret­ty clear that on­line ag­gre­ga­tions of in­di­vid­u­al con­tri­bu­tions are oc­cu­py­ing a big­ger and big­ger slice of the spec­trum of use­ful in­for­ma­tion sources. And al­so clear that this new land­scape isn’t sta­ble, but steadi­ly shift­ing un­der­foot ...
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