It's like riding ghost.

I love William Gibson's novels. I was introduced to cyberpunk when I was in high school and being the geek I am I just sucked it all in. In Neuromancer there is a point where Case is able to watch Molly infiltrate Straylight via cyberspace. Somewhere I picked up the term "ghosting" (probably from some other book) for being able to see through someone else's eyes without being there. For you Halo fans, it's kinda' like Cortana hanging out in the Master Chief's head.

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There is no "I" in "team" but there is "me".

The last couple days have been just draining. Actually, the last few weeks have been draining. Lots of communicating but not lots of action. Lack of action means lack of progress. Lack of progress despite lots of energy expenditure means draining.

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Managed Code CustomActions, no support on the way and here's why.

I was recently pinged by a triumvirate of individuals asking me about using managed code to write CustomActions. This is a hot topic that comes up about every other month on the wix-users mailing list at SourceForge. Those of you that hang out on that mailing list know that I've repeatedly stated that the WiX toolset does not support managed code CustomActions because the Windows Installer team does not support managed code CustomActions.

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WiX v3 Roadmap Draft

Writing down the roadmap for the WiX toolset has been on my todo list for a very long time. Those who hang around me already know the roadmap but I always knew I needed to write it down to reach the world wide audience. With the final days of WiX v2 upon us, now is a great time to look at where we are going with the WiX v3 toolset.

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