Monthly Archives: January 2006


Ping’s not happy; Canada now has a conservative minority government. This hasn’t been such a good day, for several reasons. … but I think a Conservative minority is the best thing for this country right now. They fully deserve it, as they ran a brilliant campaign, toning down the usual (anti) social rhetoric, and presenting… Read More »


I’ve got a very long layover in Vancouver on Thursday, on my way to Sydney (an old booking trick that increases your probability of getting an upgrade … just not this time 8-( ); I arrive about 10:00, depart about 18:00. There’s lots of work I can get done in the lounge, but if anybody’d… Read More »

Eric Newcomer, REST-head

Eric writes, in the context of discussing the coupling of client and server via interface (getStockQuote) semantics; No, it doesn’t need to understand the semantics. It’s enough to define the data and associate it with a service name.