I coded the proof of concept of Apple DocViewer. Not because I wanted to, but to create Read the rest of this entry »
Apparently someone has taken over my eBay account, has changed its eBay username and email address, and Read the rest of this entry »
A close friend came back into the country and got a SIM, which was given some new phone number. Within a day I was subject to an inquiry whom I am associating with. What happened?
The purpose of this post is to be on the record: In recent months I have been called many times in apparent attempts to get voice samples from me.
Involved in a product’s cycle from determining need to making product and taking it through versions through years, one’s point of view can change. Like sitting in a train passing cities, villages, and mountains, one’s point of view changes on approach, entering, and passing.
Making lasting documents doesn’t have to contradict agility, but conflicts occur. Of that I was reminded when switching
index.html of the technical User Guide of Adj (before starting work on Elasticdraw) from XHTML to HTML5, on a branch.
Traditionally building for endurance
For more than a decade I have preferred XML compliant documents, such as XHTML, because one
- can query one or many documents with XML tools (XSL, XPath, XQuery, XML databases) without need to serve documents from a specific server (which would have to be running), and
- can query content without documents having to be open inside a browser (which regularly change with version updates), for example as files on disk.
Documents being pure data means Read the rest of this entry »