Archive for November, 2009

The Instant Answer Protocol.

Friday, November 13th, 2009

Sometimes I have to trade information with people I’ve never met. I know who they are, in the sense that I know what they’re working on, why we’re collaborating, etc. But I wouldn’t recognize their face or voice. Occasionally, the information we’re trading is sensitive — news of a software security vulnerability, for example, or the address […]

Subversion to join the Apache Software Foundation

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

       The Subversion project has applied to become part of the Apache Software Foundation — an application we all expect to suceed swimmingly, given that Subversion has been operating more or less along ASF guidelines for years anyway, and includes a number of ASF members and officers among its developers. The move isn’t that much of a […]