but I finally saw Doug Block’s excellent independent documentary, Home Page, which chronicles a certain thread in the early days of the WWW. It was kind of creepy to watch now, everything under glass like that, but at the same time that history is my history in a big way. So it’s kind of like looking down a weird webified memory lane full of people that formed the experience depicted in Block’s film but also, quite separately, my own past on the net. Weird, but I’m glad I finally saw it.
: 99.9% of Websites Are Obsolete; an excerpt from Forward Compatibility: Designing & Building With Standards. An excellent and typically provocative (though why that should be is a mystery) article.
, very graciously, to Dave Winer in his weblog. “Hey, Dave, peace. Of course I don’t mean that you’ve, literally, done nothing. Obviously and of course, you’ve done great things for the movement. Nor when I criticized the copyright system was I saying anything about you. (Obviously lots of people use copyright to spread knowledge, rather than hide it. Copyleft is still copyright. And I am, as my writing should make clear, pro-copyright.)”