Open Source Business Conference and green light means go.

I just got back from a successful trip to San Francisco and I'm very glad to be home again. However, I really wish I could attend the Open Source Business Conference 2004 in downtown San Francisco. It'd be really interesting to listen to speakers address the issue I've highlighted from their introduction:

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Quick update on the "toolset" as per two requests.

I was hoping to hold out just a bit longer on providing yet another "toolset update" but two different requests for update in my comments here from Loren and here from Jamie prompted me to post a quick note. The "toolset" is very much on track to be released. Believe it or not everything passed through legal with flying colors. The current hold up is fallout from the reorganization of Windows late last year. Now that the reorg has completely settled down, it was decided a new set of executives really should be informed about what was going on with this "toolset" so that no one is surprised. Surprising directors and vice presidents can be particularly hazardous to your employment.

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Back on the crystal meth... and oh so happy.

On Wednesday night over pizza and code, K mentioned that The Crystal Method had a new album out. At first I didn't believe him. How could I have missed that The Crystal Method had a new album? However, low and behold K was correct. Right on the front page of their website the new album "Legion of Boom" was out and on shelves now!

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Inside the MSI file format, again.

Far and away the most popular blog entry I have written to date is the entry where I discussed some of the inner details of the MSI file format. I find this slightly amusing since there is so little actionable information in that blog entry. I consider the blog entries about Windows Installer Components and the Component Rules far more useful to people working with setup.

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