WiX toolset joins the .NET Foundation

Today the WiX Toolset joins the .NET Foundation. That means we will be moving from the Outercurve Foundation which has supported us over the last few years to join the many active .NET Foundation projects. Just like our first move from Microsoft to Outercurve this was a work in progress for a long time. So just like back then, let me walk through why we're doing this now and what changes.

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My Spotify Experiment is Over

I'm one of those people that prefers music published as part of an album. But I'm told the world is moving towards music as a subscription and albums are rapidly becoming a relic of the past. So at the beginning of this year I signed up for a Spotify subscription. I canceled that subscription last week. Here's why.

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WiX Toolset has a New Committer

Today it is my pleasure to announce that Sean Hall joins Bob Arnson and I as a committer for the WiX Toolet. This promotion is recognition of all the work Sean does for the WiX Toolset. Today Sean also becomes a part of WiX Toolset history as the first committer that never worked at Microsoft.

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Black hole for Referrer Spam

After the kids go to bed, I listen to NPR podcasts while cleaning up the house before getting back to work. Tonight I heard a story about a computer program used to trap telemarketers that made me laugh. The whole thing got me thinking about an old idea I had for dealing with referer spam.

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