• I tried to register but it was taken. i guess we can’t enter the new “live” era.
  • I’m not saying MSFT has committed this error, but I like Joel’s definition of “the Marimba Phenomenon”what happens when you spend more on PR and marketing than on development. “Result: everybody checks out your code, and it’s not good yet. These people will be permanently convinced that your code is simple and inadequate, even if you improve it drastically later.”
  • Office Live sounds interesting — and I wonder if it isn’t a great boon for startups. By validating a hosted intranet offering, Microsoft is kick starting the market. If the Microsoft product isn’t a homerun, someone will fill the void.

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