Report from FOSS 2005 (day 1)

I made it to India intact. I haven't really slept much in the past 48 hours, so forgive the typos. The FOSS conference is being held outside of the palace of Bangalore. The schedule got kind of messed up and many of the talks were delayed by varying amounts. This …

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SAM release with AJAX!

I've updated SAM to now include a webserver. This brings along with it a new AJAXy interface (I guess this is sort of a followup to my AJAX post, Alex (dojo) and Bob (mochikit) were the only open source people who responded to my requests for comments (one commercial company …

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Fun with technical support and web standards

Here's an email exchange I recently had:

Hello- I saw the link to your service today on Slashdot. I'm interested in your photo books, yet I don't have a Windows machine. Are you planning to support firefox anytime soon. If so, you will probably have a new customer. thanks matt …

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Inkscape and Xara (an example of competion)

The recently open sourced (dual licensed ala mySQL) Xara project is interesting. Their FAQ is very frank and straightforward. I like it. The program itself appears to be a combination of vector and bitmap manipulation utilities.

One aspect that I find interesting is that the Xara folks aparently were in …

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