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Today's scriptingNews Outline

Author:Dave Winer
Posted:11/15/1999; 6:06:31 AM
Topic:Today's scriptingNews Outline
Msg #:13052
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A weblog for the clueless. Thanks!

A new survey about web work on weekends.

We completed a rewrite of Big change -- any UserLand.Com member can create surveys for others to use. The response list is in XML. Source release to follow sooon.

Gates: "We call this the personal Web. Instead of you going to a Web page and it deciding what you're interested in, you'll be able to pick pieces of information from different websites. You'll be able to create applications and programs that use that information. That will give you power to assemble news or find the best price for a product. You'll be in control of that experience. And companies like ours will provide services online such as Microsoft Office or passport authentication."

News.Com: "The values that are inherent in the antitrust laws are ones that are sound in my opinion," Gore, the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, said. "If dominance in one area is used to prevent competition in another area, that is wrong," he added.

Brad Graham explains what's behind A Day Without Weblogs.

A support question from a Vignette user.

Cringely: And Your Little Dog Too.

What do you think of HalfBrain.Com?

InfoWorld: "The real benefit of XML is that it will become a business-to-business language, so we can drop an entire database from the site right into a customer's purchasing system."

Register: Red Hat Buys Cygnus. "So the rumours were true: Linux distributor Red Hat has confirmed it is to buy Cygnus for $674 million." Coverage: Motley Fool, Wired, News.Com.

A brief note welcoming Doc Searls to the world of weblogs. Doc is my teacher, a former radio guy, then founder of a Silicon Valley marketing firm, and lately an editor at Linux Journal and co-author of the Cluetrain Manifesto (coming in Jan) and the great Cluetrain website. Doc and I share a vision of the web. We finish each others' sentences. He's a frequent contributor here. PS: I got my Qube from Doc.

Dan Libby, Netscape's RSS guy, posts a couple of messages in a recent thread about the evolution of RSS.

Ooops! Now is putting the same kind of legal agreement/disclaimer on results of queries against their WhoIs database.

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