July, 2009

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  • Looking For The Spike...

    I !(heart) Rails

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    Ruby on Rails does some nifty things, trying to lull you into a false sense of submission - and then it springs this on you. For those unfamiliar with the glory and the horror that is RoR, let me enlighten you... Rails can parse incoming XML and hand...
  • Looking For The Spike...

    Microsoft stuns Linux world, submits source code for kernel

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    Wow . The code consists of four drivers that are part of a technology called Linux Device Driver for Virtualization. The drivers, once added to the Linux kernel, will provide the hooks for any distribution of Linux to run on Windows Server 2008...
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    HTML 5 Scraps Required Codec(s)

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    HTML requires the <IMG> tag; it doesn't dictate requied media types. HTML 5 defines the <VIDEO> tag, but doesn't dictate required codecs. Now . Sure, it would have been nice, but there's nothing close to a compatible codec everyone could agree...
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    XHTML 2 Cancelled

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    The charter for the XHTML2 Working Group — set to expire on December 31st, 2009 and will not be renewed . Hurray! I was never much of a fan of XHTML. HTML was hugely successfully because it was rather loose in what it accepts. Very approachable and modestly...
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