WiX Working Group video of the night, I see blue people!

Tomorrow my team at work is going to see Avatar. I saw the movie when it first came out with my wife and a couple friends. But at the time we just went to a normal showing without 3D. Since then, I've been told that the 3D version is a sight to behold. So, I'm kinda' excited that our team is going to the local IMAX theater to see a larger than life 3D Avatar.

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Kid Beyond's Amplivate blows my mind.

Okay, last week I posted a video of Jonathan Coulton and Kid Beyond. I had never heard of Kid Beyond before but his beatbox skills impressed me so much that I immediately ordered the album. Well, the album showed up yesterday afternoon. I ran up to my office, popped it into my computer, ripped the CD and let it sync down to my Zune. I listened to the album while answering emails for a bit before going to bed. But it wasn't until I was on the bus this morning with my headphones jacked in that I really came to appreciate Amplivate. When Mothership came on, I it cranked up and started bobbing my head to the beat with a huge grin on my face.

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WiX Working Group video of the night, Jonathan Coulton vs. Kid Beyond.

So for the last couple weeks, the guys have been asking for a "funny video". Earlier this week I tripped across this video via some random tweet. I knew it was going to be funny when I saw Jonathan Coulton was on stage.

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StackOverflow: what does Name="SourceDir" refer to?

Honestly, the TARGETDIR/SourceDir Directory element is something that we should have hidden from the developer using the WiX toolset but didn't. Sorry. The truth of the matter is that the Windows Installer expects the Directory tree to always be rooted in a Directory row where the primary key (Directory/@Id) is "TARGETDIR" and the DefaultDir column (Directory/@Name) is "SourceDir".

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