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Schoolyard Subversion: Checking In

posted by AaronSw at 2001-12-23 16:46 (permalink)

AaronSw: Check out the dream I had last night (this morning, really).
AaronSw: Here's a random nice-looking building with lots of windows.
AaronSw: Hmm, the inside pictures aren't quite airy enough and it doesn't have table-tennis or sleeping quarters.

Choosing A Wiki

posted by AaronSw at 2001-12-23 04:02 (permalink)

AaronSw: I'm looking for a wiki that meets the following criteria (rougly in order of importance):
AaronSw: Supports things OtherThanWikiNames.
AaronSw: Keeps revisions and allows you to revert to any of them at any time.
AaronSw: Is restful and webby.
AaronSw: Supports XML.
AaronSw: Keeps track of backlinks.
AaronSw: Is written in Python
AaronSw: Supports HTTP PUT
AaronSw: Isn't written in Zope ;-)
AaronSw: What I'm looking at messing with MoinMoin or ZWiki.
AaronSw: Or maybe I should finish [Blogspace|http://www.blogspace.com/

O'Reilly Open Books Project

posted by AaronSw at 2001-12-23 00:46 (permalink)

AaronSw: O'Reilly releases books new and old for the enjoyment of all.
AaronSw: Tim O'Reilly explains some of the motiviation behind the project.
AaronSw: Interesting. I didn't know Docbook was [developed by HaL and O'Reilly].
AaronSw: Dan Connolly worked at HaL which is where he worked on the HTML 2.0 spec.
AaronSw: Tim O'Reilly claims that their copyleft books don't sell as well as their closed/unfree counterparts.
AaronSw: They say they're looking at (December 1998) a model that will allow electronic distribution of books but will "reserve the right to print, publish and sell printed copies to the original publisher", since their copyleft books were republished by other publishers.

Jeremiah's Radio Weblog

posted by AaronSw at 2001-12-23 00:23 (permalink)

AaronSw: His todo list: "1) Go to school tommorow, maybe finish homework beforehand 2) Read "Tog on Software Design" 3) Party 4) Celebrate Christmas on Saturday 5) Visit my grandfather 6) Homework for January 2nd. 7) Develop a long-lasting, meaningless, throw-away relationship"
AaronSw: He seems like an interesting guy.
AaronSw: His lunch story is pretty funny.

Self-hep books for geeks

posted by AaronSw at 2001-12-23 00:10 (permalink)

AaronSw: from Brent Simmons
AaronSw: "I'm 200, You're 200"

DaveNet : A Weblog Manifesto

posted by AaronSw at 2001-12-23 00:03 (permalink)

AaronSw: Turns out Dave just wants to be loved: "Honestly, I didn't think they even read my site. They don't link to me, or talk about me with any respect, so I misunderstood this. I thought they weren't reading, so why should they care if I choose to honor the sites that I love."

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