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2003-09-18
by earl, 5841 days ago
"wenn ich es das nächste mal zu fassen kriege, mein herz, wenn es zurückgetrottet kommt, wie ein verwöhntes hündchen, dass der verführung der offenen tür nicht widerstehen konnte und nun von regen und sturm gezeichnet ist nach vielen irrwegen, ..."
-- suna, herzlos

some links from the backlog ahead, disclaimer: yeah, this may well be "old" news to some of you :)

"When Pinochet's military overthrew the Chilean government 30 years ago, they discovered a revolutionary communication system, a 'socialist internet' connecting the whole country. Its creator? An eccentric scientist from Surrey."

"When I step away and look at an ideal agile SCM solution from a high level perspective, I see a solution that supports the development process, embraces change to the process while keeping track of changes to the project artifacts." Part 1 in a multi-part series about "agile software configuration management" discusses some of the challenges SCM-systems have to face when supporting "agile" projects.

"FreeCache is a system of cooperating caches to move large files of free content closer to users."

developerWorks has a tutorial on interactive SVG: "Scripting of SVG images provides powerful and flexible interactivity [..]. [..] SVG images can be created dynamically from XML data [..]. This tutorial demonstrates the use of JavaScript to enable users to dynamically control the content and appearance of a floor plan rendered using SVG."

The free book on Subversion (the VCS) has website supplanting the work in progress which also contains current drafts. The final book is to be published by O'Reilly later this year.

Those who have not yet read Clay Shirky's "A Group Is Its Own Worst Enemy" should take this as a reminder to spend some time and read it right away: "The downside of going for size and scale above all else is that the dense, interconnected pattern that drives group conversation and collaboration isn't supportable at any large scale. Less is different -- small groups of people can engage in kinds of interaction that large groups can't."

Sync4j is a SyncML implementation for Java that provides "a Java class library that implements the SyncML data synchronization protocol; a Java-based application framework for building SyncML server applications and a standalone SyncML server."

"Why does software like Outlook, Outlook Express, Netscape Messenger and others not trust our certificates automatically? We do believe this is the wrong question." - important thoughts for all users of PKIs (yes, HTTPS ...). auch auf deutsch vorhanden, vergleiche auch den kurzen kommentar hier.
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