Buggin' My Life Away

Musings of a Mad Mac Maven

June, 2005

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    Microsoft Office Open XML Formats

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    Scoble dropped the hint , and Mary Jo Foley spilled the beans . C|New has also jumped the gun on this . There's a piece on Channel 9 over here , and it won't be long before the official press release is here . (I waited more than 10 minutes past the deadline...
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    The Beginning of the Endian

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    So the rumors have been true. Apple is moving to Intel processors, which, in some ways, makes sense. At least it does from Apple's point of view. The Kool-Aid has never really affected their ability to figure out what's right for Apple regardless of the...
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    Flipping Out

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    I've seen quite a few people comment in blogs that the endian issue I mentioned yesterday won't turn out to be much of an issue. Well, you can't say I didn't warn you about drinking the Kool-Aid, but it you still have some lingering doubts that there...
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    Feeling Antinomial

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    Today's theme seems to be names. Dave Winer and Kosso are wondering about Robert Scoble's middle initial . Sorry, Robert, but I've already staked a claim to having all the relevant initials . On almost related note of vanity, having a last name that...
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    Gettin' Published

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    Well, APress is advertising it , and Amazon is taking orders for it , so I suppose I can now publicly revel in the fact that Joel Spolsky selected my essay on Mac Word 6 for his collection of essays, The Best Software Writing I, Selected and Introduced...
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    Big Dave (Which One?)

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    Dave Winer provided this link to an article posted by Dave Luebbert. Dave Luebbert was the development manager for Mac Word 5.0, and was my first boss at Microsoft. Dave (L) is an incredible guy. He's a musician, and a very big fan of Jazz. He's...
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    Got Frontier and MacBird Experience?

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    Dave Winer is looking for a Mac developer with knowledge of Frontier and MacBird to work on his latest project: an OPML editor. According to Dave, the Mac version is stalled. If I didn't just get a load of work heaped on me, I'd be sorely tempted...
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