OASIS Mailing List ArchivesView the OASIS mailing list archive below
or browse/search using MarkMail.


Help: OASIS Mailing Lists Help | MarkMail Help



   Re: [xml-dev] Why I Like Longhorn and XAML

[ Lists Home | Date Index | Thread Index ]

I guess the Cracker song:
Get off this[1]
is more appropriate.

(The Leftover Salmon/Cracker collaboration is a better version,  



On Nov 4, 2003, at 2:52 PM, Simon St.Laurent wrote:

> rob@koberg.com (Robert Koberg) writes:
>> You gotta serve somebody.
>>   -- Bob Dylan
> Yes, but I think even Bob in that phase of his career still held out
> that there was choice in who and what you serve.  That song[1] is all
> about those choices.
> Service is not shame, unless what you serve is shameful.
> Unfortunately, projects like Avalon coupled with Microsoft's pulling  
> the
> plug on Internet Explorer strike me as being precisely about forcing
> choices to serve their interests, and that qualifies as shameful.
> Network effects can make life great.  They can also lead to great  
> shame.
> It's time for me to find a career where network effects don't force me
> into shame.
> [1] - http://www.bobdylan.com/songs/serve.html
> -- 
> Simon St.Laurent
> Ring around the content, a pocket full of brackets
> Errors, errors, all fall down!
> http://simonstl.com -- http://monasticxml.org
> -----------------------------------------------------------------
> The xml-dev list is sponsored by XML.org <http://www.xml.org>, an
> initiative of OASIS <http://www.oasis-open.org>
> The list archives are at http://lists.xml.org/archives/xml-dev/
> To subscribe or unsubscribe from this list use the subscription
> manager: <http://lists.xml.org/ob/adm.pl>


News | XML in Industry | Calendar | XML Registry
Marketplace | Resources | MyXML.org | Sponsors | Privacy Statement

Copyright 2001 XML.org. This site is hosted by OASIS