Thursday, June 28, 2001
what's hot what's not
Smart Tags the next story Department
According to this C-Net News article, Microsoft will not be including Smart Tags in the shipping Version of Windows XP.
"The impression I had was there was a major disagreement at Microsoft about whether to pull Smart Tags or not," said LeTocq said, who emphasized the company has merely backed off using the technology but has not abandoned it. Smart Tags could reappear in Windows XP and Internet Explorer 6 in a different form "people could live with" within six months, he added.
I do not believe this nor am I holding my breath here, as Microsoft has a track record of never removing 'features', but instead patching which just adds more code to an already large program.
My Images - Dumb Idea
There is still the issue of the My Images 'feature'.
A screen shot of IE6 and the My Images popup for images
Easy image theft and re-distribution from Microsoft.
Stay Home Department
State Farm Insurance has released a survey of the 10 most dangerous Intersections in the country. I live three miles from one of them. I live ten miles from another.
A US Supreme Court Decision has decided that copyright rests with the author and not the publisher. The New York Times has decided to just delete these troublesome articles.
There is a new technology that threatens the web. Microsoft's Internet Explorer 6.0
The quest for control of presentation by designers has taken many turns. From the first graphic browsers in 1994 to the sophisticated tools for creating webpages and managing content available today , designers have used the web to display the fruits of their labors.
Previously June 24, 2001
Taking Your Talent
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