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Blog Archive for joshy during April 2004

I recently read on Slashdot (something I promised myself I was going to do less) about Miguel de Icaza's comments on Longhorn. It was a pretty interesting read and makes me think I should read up on XAML and Avalon, Microsoft's new technologies for making advanced rich web applications. What struck me as particularly jarring, however, was this thread where someone asked about Java as a...
I don't want to talk about how Open Source technology changes the rules by breaking up monopolies or giving you the freedom to reconfigure. I want to talk about actual economic effects as the cost of software approaches zero. It doesn't just save money, it produces new features by the way it's used. A non software example: Let's start with a simple non-software example. Imagine I want a socket...