RFC 2119 proofing the bible. WHATWG to start work on “Bible5″:
After their successful work on HTML5, CSS5, XML5, SVG5, and Web5, the WHATWG has announced that it has started work on a new version of the Bible, to be called “Bible5″.
Sake bomb. When Chris says “I wish Rake tasks were more like Rubygems: system-wide instead of project specific, easy to install or share, and fun to use.” what he really means is “here’s code to make it happen”.
Essentially, Intricated Implementation. APP vs Web3S stirred quite a debate. I like “Web3S”, it’s a catchy name. I didn’t know there’s a need to re-invent APP. And I had the unfortunate chance of working with specs that borrow the same misconceptions as Web3S. If you see a spec using EII and friends where simple element would do, or unnecessarily convulated URIs, you might want to do this. Run. Far. And fast.
My way or the pay way. Michael Tiemann loses his patience with open — branded but really proprietary — source software:
Open Source has grown up. Now it is time for us to stand up. I believe that when we do, the vendors who ignore our norms will suddenly recognize that they really do need to make a choice: to label their software correctly and honestly, or to license it with an OSI-approved license that matches their open source label.
Asshole Driven Development. Widely adopted, industry-standard development methodologies guaranteed to be in practice long after TDD is forgotten.