Monthly Archives: September 2007

XML 2007: Standards and specs lightning rounds

Are you involved in developing and promoting a public standard or (widely-used) specification that has to do with structured markup? Call for participation I’m happy to announce that the Call for proposals for the XML 2007 lightning rounds is open … Continue reading

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Above par

Today, around 12:30 pm EDT, the Canadian loonie was worth more than the US greenback for the first time in 31 years (CBC story). By contrast, the Canadian dollar hit a low of somewhere around US $0.63 in the late … Continue reading

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Ubuntu gutsy is about to mess up

Ubuntu — my favorite distro of my favorite OS — is about to mess up. The next official release, Gutsy Gibbon, is scheduled for release in a month. In an attempt to out-cool Vista and OSX, they’re switching over to … Continue reading

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Overwhelming response to XML 2007

Thank you to everyone who submitted a proposal for XML 2007 — the last-minute response was overwhelming, and we ended up with nearly four proposals for each available speaking slot. Our volunteer reviewers are now at work reading and grading … Continue reading

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