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Please Don’t resize my browser

It always amazes me to see how much “old school” web design practice is still out there. I’m talking about commercial sites (not MySpace pages) that blatantly ignore web standards about both content and user experience. This isn’t just a Linux thing, though some aspect of it certainly ...

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My Take on the MS TomTom Suit

To keep it short, I’m sure anyone who winds up here has already heard about the recent Microsoft lawsuit against TomTom, alleging patent infringement. Coverage has been extensive, including GrokLaw and Linux Magazine. While the mentioned patents include car navigation technology (at least the names of the patents seem ...

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My Dream Network

On the same thread as the last post, some thoughts on my ideal network, or the hosts on that network:

  • One “gold master” installation/kickstart file of a single chosen distro, with a base set of packages, including site-specific packages. (or something like this implemented in a configuration management system ...
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Community Datacenter

I’ve been planning a lot of administrative work lately… I have a few machines that need OS upgrades, my backup system is barely functional (it needs both a new, large disk and a configuration overhaul), and I’m planning a switch to static IP service - which means not only ...

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T-Mobile G1 (Googlephone) and VoIP?

So… what’s the deal? Will anyone come out and definitively say what the fate of VoIP is?

From what I’ve read, there are two distinct issues:

  1. The ease of developing VoIP applications on Android, given the lack of a SIP stack.
  2. T-Mobile’s shunning of VoIP over their ...
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