Monthly Archives: October 2005

Flock browser STDOUT

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FOAF vocabulary management details

I have an action from the Vocabulary Management task force of the W3C SW Best Practices Working Group to document the way the FOAF namespace currently works. Here goes. The FOAF RDF vocabulary is named by the URI http://xmlns.com/foaf/0.1/ and has information available at that URI in both machine-friendly and human-friendly form. When that URI [...]

Open Source Flash Development and WorldKit

Handy article, “Towards Open Source Flash Development” by Carlos Rovira. Background to looking at this is some great news: Mikel Maron is open-sourcing the WorldKit system, a lightweight Flash/SWF-based Web mapping application. So I’m interested to find some open source tools that would allow me to rebuild it from source. I also wonder whether SVG [...]

Erdös++

Ora Lassila on Erdös Numbers: So far, I believe my own Erdös number is at most 6, given, for example, the following path: me, James Hendler, Lynn Stein, David Karger, Robert Tarjan, Stephen Hedetniemi, Paul Erdös. The real problem, I find, is that once you start pondering about path lengths, you cannot stop trying to [...]

Robert Fisk talking in London

Spotted at bottom of Socialist Review excerpts from his massive (1300+ pages!) “Great War for Civilisation” book: Robert Fisk will be speaking about his new book at Bookmarks bookshop, central London, on Tuesday 11 October at 1pm. I called, they said it costs 3 pounds on the door, 1 Bloomsbury Street, nearest tube Tottenham Court [...]