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Blog Archive for pelegri during March 2005

Arun sent me the following: JSR 261, Java APIs for XML-based Web Services Addressing, is starting it's work this week. It will define a framework for supporting transport-neutral addressing of Web services based on the specification from W3C WS-Addressing WG. The group is well represented by the major Web services players but we are still accepting additional applications, specially from...
The Software that does previews for blog comments will break your comment if you use a single quote. The solution is to instead use the alternate representations for that character, like:    The single quote or apostrophe (')  apos  '   The double quote (") quot " This means that to say "It's cumbersome", you would actually...
One of the things that made Java popular is javadocs: a relatively simple way to combine documentation about the code in the code, together with a tool that generates web pages from there. Ideas like this had been around for a while - I tend to think of them as being under the literate programming umbrella, but I'm no expert in the field - but javadocs simplicity and generation of HTML pages...
Web-based forums have many appealing properties, but many communities started before web-based forums became popular and had their own, very active, mailing list. Even for new communities, some people like to get all their content by email. Fortunately, some software products bridge between the two worlds, and that is the case for the version of Jive that Java.Net uses. The Jive mechanism is...
One of the arguments against the need for a binary encoding of XML (like Fast Infoset) can be summed up as: "just wait until the technology catches up", or maybe "Moore's Law makes Binary XML unncessary". Although that may be true in what some people could describe as "traditional" applications of XML, there are many legitimate use case of XML where this is not so. Many of these use cases...