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* Posts by Kieron Wilkinson

7 posts • joined 30 Jan 2008

Twitter jilts Ruby for Scala

Kieron Wilkinson

@Kanhef

I think to make a statement like that, you need to define what you mean by "efficient". Development costs? Performance? Uptime?

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Arctic ice refuses to melt as ordered

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Not another one...

Quit with the global warming articles already. I come here for tech, not polemics.

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Maven and Eclipse strive for Visual Studio 'power'

Kieron Wilkinson

GUIs?

I am assuming you are talking about UI's here, because for everything else, it is my impression that Java IDE surpassed Visual Studio quite a long time ago.

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Office 2007 SP1 goes automatic for the people

Kieron Wilkinson
Gates Horns

OOXML?

I suppose OOXML transitional support will be in there. Maybe Office 2024 we might get strict support.

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ISO puts OOXML announcement on ice

Kieron Wilkinson

An appeal is possible

There is an appeal process, which has to be initiated by a P member national body.

See here:

http://www.groklaw.net/article.php?story=20080331144223128

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The result is out already!

http://lists.opendocsociety.org/pipermail/members.announce/2008-April/000002.html

Attached file on that page is all the results.

Also see here:

http://www.openmalaysiablog.com/2008/03/the-last-lap.html

ISO should be thoroughly ashamed for letting itself be abused like this.

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Spammers dive into Google's lucky dip

Kieron Wilkinson
Boffin

Simple solution # 2

Get the search engines to only do a lucky dip if the referrer URL is their own. Therefore any external activation of the URL will just dump you to the search page, but the i feel lucky button will work unchanged.

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