Vittorio Bertocci

Scatter thoughts

February, 2005

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    Making sense of the Tablet PC Accelerometer: WinGimcana

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    Hi everybody! At the address http://workspaces.gotdotnet.com/wingimcana you can find a small toy I wrote in order to play with one of the coolest but least mentioned M200 features, the Accelerometer. Winform is pretty far from my daily bread (web services...
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    ArtRage power

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    Sometime it's only natural to sketch something senseless while following a presentation, having a phone call or similar activities. It's not rare at all to see on paper trays in the neighborhood of a phone all sorts of spirals, patterns or smiley. ...
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    WS-RM Policy: sounds good

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    I sort of missed it when I first spotted that something moved in the WS-RM msdn home . Meet Web Services Reliable Messaging Policy Assertions, or WS-RM Policy : a pretty neat spinoff of the main WS-RM spec, where all the policy elements which survived...
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    WS-ReliableMessaging 2005: what's new

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    Scatter list of new or (IMHO) notable features of the 2005 version of WS-ReliableMessaging . Overall I'd say that it changed very little, promising symptom of maturity of the specification. Elements at the header level are now called "header block" Example...
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    Goldrake è Transazionale

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    Italian post. It would not make sense for somebody who's not Italian and above thirty... Stasera, durante il viaggio di ritorno in treno, discorrevo amabilmente con alcuni clienti di serie televisive del passato e annedoti correlati. La mia famiglia è...
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    Making sense of the TabletPC Accelerometer, round II

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    Ahh. The Sunday's post about the little toy for playing with the accelerometer of certain tablet pcs had a notable success. Evviva! :-) Few answers to common questions: I DON'T use any Accelerometer API. I'm not aware of any public ones, and that...
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    Referral spam?

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    It's so à la Cambrian Era fashion. Nature seems to be trying all possible forms of survival, while the selection make sure that only the stable niches will be occupied (in fact, the stable niches will be defined by the process). What elicited this not...
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    Power without cables

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    http://splashpower.com/ I'd say that if it works they have a bright future. Considering than now I have a different adapter for each of the following (not everything is mine, but all of them are around): phone(s) bluetooth headset bluetooth GPS antenna...
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    I have been xmlcoverpaged!!!

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    In an article about the new release of WS-ReliableMessaging on xml.coverpages.org, hosted by OASIS, among the references there's a post of mine ! And immediatly after the WS-RM specs page , so rank is not even that bad... Yeppa! :-)
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    WSETrace Here

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    As everybody knows, Simon produced a really useful wse trace viewer : however, I was never able to use it as quckly as I'd like (when you open it you have to navigate to your project via folder dialog, instead of pasting the path: and I have the tendency...
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    Metadata exposed

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    Steve Cook gathers in one post three of the "must read" references about metadata out there. Find the time to check them out if you didn't already, they are a great way of framing the matter in the correct context.
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    Need [WS-]Policy Advice?

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    So check out http://Securing.WS ! You'll find (together with the already mentioned TulaFale ) the Web Services Enhancements Policy Advisor (WSEPA), another pioneer work from project Samoa. From the page: "WSE Policy Advisor is a security plug-in for Web...
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    Quote of the week

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    "Web service developers have trouble dealing with humans, and I'm not just talking about getting dates." Keith Brown, from http://msdn.microsoft.com/webservices/default.aspx?pull=/library/en-us/dnwse/html/securusernametoken.asp Well, I'd say it can be...
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    The evolving world of WS-*

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    If you happen to browse on the msdn web services page , don't miss the WS Specification News section: for example, today there is the announcement of an updated release of WS-ReliableMessaging !
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