Remembering September

In early August I stated in this blog that after the OOXML JTC1 ballot closed on September 2, the sun would rise, the birds would sing, and so on. As we are now at the end of the month and about to move into October, I can state that those…

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My World of Warcraft addons

The World of Warcraft multiplayer game exposes a programming interface for the Lua programming language. Because of this, many people have written legal addons that extend the game’s core functionality or provide alternate user interfaces. Some of the packages are huge but some are small and provide very specific functionality.…

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From Second Life and Back

I’m on the plane now between Chicago and Tucson, heading for the InformationWeek 500 Conference. Travel has gone very well so far, with no glitches. Evidently the guy sitting behind me on the plane was arrested recently on a Driving-While-Intoxicated charge. To hear him speak, the problem was that he…

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Accessibility, OpenOffice.org, ODF

Rich Schwerdtfeger has a discussion of some of IBM’s recent accessibility work involving Lotus Notes 8, mentions that IBM will be donating some accessibility code to OpenOffice.org, and clears up some misconceptions about the IAccessible2 API over in his IBM developerWorks blog.

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IBM joins OpenOffice.org

See the press release “IBM joins the OpenOffice.org community to develop and promote OpenOffice.org technology”. It says, in part, 10 September 2007 — The OpenOffice.org community today announced that IBM will be joining the community to collaborate on the development of OpenOffice.org software. IBM will be making initial code contributions…

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