Dave Winer continues the Platform theme: “If you’re lucky enough to get a gazillion dollars invested behind your ideas, never say no to a developer.” General Magic had a platform they tried to position as an application. (Getting a gazillion dollars didn’t help them much, either.)

I’ve created a new discussion group for .NET programming questions. (Why?)

Let’s hope it doesn’t turn into this.

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