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:: Friday, April 21, 2000 ::
Here's an article on the GIF controversy: Time to Dump the GIF.
So, again, here is the PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Home Site. Time to convert!
Well, it certainly looks like it is time to Burn All GIFs. Unisys appears to be getting beastly about its GIF patent. They have a right to do that but "we," the computing and Internet communities, have the right to drop their technology like the hot potato it is.:: Thursday, April 20, 2000 ::
Cdrom.com has a good site on PNG (Portable Network Graphics) Home Site.
Les Tyrrell's Squeak Wiki at UIUC - Squeak: An Open Smalltalk for the New World Order.
A rather interesting Squeak project: Squeak:The Visible Squeak.
Here is a link to some Linux/Unix-only Squeak VM work - OSProcess.:: Wednesday, April 19, 2000 ::
Looks like Bruce Perens has a new news and interaction site -- TECHNOCRAT.NET. Perens is one of the big mouths behind the OpenSource as meme movement.:: Tuesday, April 18, 2000 ::
Here is the main site for obtaining details on The Jabber XML Protocol.
Mark Guzdial's draft for the coming Squeak book: Chapters For Review.
The osOpinion site has a great article on Jabber: osOpinion: The New Face of Instant Messaging..:: Monday, April 17, 2000 ::
Old Space a place to die? -- A John McIntosh article (Garbage Collecting III).
new: Where's the Beef? -- A John McIntosh article (Garbage Collecting II).
Controlling VisualWorks NewSpace -- A John McIntosh article (Garbage Collecting I).
Article: Internet Appliance Network acquires MyInternetDesktop.com to add virtual desktop functionality to Internet devices.
Internet Appliance Network (IAN) - now promoting MyInternetDesktop.com.
Virginconnect - Internet appliance scheme -- the first 10,000 are "free!"
MyInternetDesktop.com - The applications you need. - Any where. Any time. Any device. - Wave of the future?
MSDN Online: XML Developer Center
Extensible Markup Language (XML) - This is w3.org's main center for XML activity. This is probably *the* main XML site.
xmlTree - The only directory of XML content on the Web
Project Cool's XML Zone