The Galactic Patrol

Saving the Universe from Boskone and Bugs

April, 2004

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    who is Bipin?

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    I was just doing some ego-surfing on technorati, and I ran across a link to http://bipinv.blogspot.com/ . Looking there, I don’t actually see any links to my blog, but I do notice several of my blog entries have been copied verbatim into that site...
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    page 23

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    I’m joining the current blog meme… “But worship was not on the docket that night, let me tell you.” The Poisonwood Bible, by Barbara Kingsolver, page 23 Instructions: Grab the nearest book, open it to page 23, find the 5th sentence...
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    The Bugatti Veyron - an incredible 250 MPH roadster

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    Wow, this car is incredible. Its price tag is a few orders of magnitude out of my league, but a man can dream, can’t he? http://auto.howstuffworks.com/bugatti.htm · A W-16 engine that can produce 1,001 horsepower · A top speed of 250...
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    WS-Eventing and WS-Addressing

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    Hank Wallace posted a question recently about the <NotifyTo> element in a WS-Eventing subscription request, and whether it really needed to contain an <Address> element or not. You can read my response in the comments, but while I was looking...
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    The real reason to get a tablet PC - TextTwist!

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    My wife recently needed a new laptop, so we splurged and got her a TabletPC. At first, I have to admit I was somewhat underwhelmed – it was a convertible model, and I noticed that she was always using it in laptop mode, not tablet mode. However...
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    Cancer still sucks

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    I’ve spent the last week over at my cousin Ben’s house. His pancreatic cancer has entered a new (and terminal) phase. It has been great to see the outpouring of support from his friends and family, but that doesn’t really make up for...
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