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Blog Archive for jive during October 2006

OPPSLA Part I OOPSLA As a wack to the side of the head The only real reason to attend a mad scene like OOPSLA is for that wack to the side of the head that shakes lose some of your preconceptions, and hopefully allows you some room for those ideas that seem to gravitate to such occasions. Here was the advice given at the start of the day: three new acquaintances gain an in site, lose...
Alternate Layer data as the web wobbles I enjoyed Matt Perry's post of ten favorite WMS services some months back, he is back today with a nice observation on (lack of) reliability. Many of the solutions proposed in the comments focus on the service aspect of the problem ... data replication tacking status for a quality of service estimate cache the results (ie tile schemes) and the...