It all begins in November...

As noted previously, there are some major changes going on in my life right now.  This is the third and final change.

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Joining Marketplace.

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How the WiX toolset got its name.

This morning someone asked me how the WiX toolset got its name. It isn't a terribly long story so I thought I'd write it down quickly.

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In defense of Windows Vista's Restart Manager.

In the last week there were three RSS feeds I follow that mentioned the new Restart Manager service in Windows Vista. First, Mary Jo Foley says, "The technology is designed to update parts of the operating system or applications without having to reboot the entire machine." That sentence is slightly misleading because the Restart Manager isn't actually responsible for actually updating anything but we'll get to what the Restart Manager is really all about in a minute.

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