How the .NET Foundation kerfuffle became a brouhaha

After I wrote most of this blog post the night of October, 5th 2021 I wasn't sure I would post it. After the events of the last 36 hours, I felt I needed to capture my experience on my website where it can only be edited by me. After reading this, I hope you will have a clear set of datapoints from my point of view. After this is all over, I hope something good comes of it.

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An amateur's guide to recording technology for kids soccer

My son plays in a year round soccer club. The pandemic shut down games for all of 2020 after March. When games resumed in 2021, only one parent was allowed to attend. I was already recording practices for my son to review using my phone when I decided to level-up my technology to record his games. I figured with a bit better technology, I could capture the boys' games and share the video with all the parents via YouTube. Everyone was very appreciative and a couple parents asked about the technology I use. So let's break it down.

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WiX Toolset v4-preview.0

It is my great pleasure and relief to finally announce the WiX Toolset v4-preview.0. The road for WiX v4 has been long, and while work remains, this -preview.0 release marks the beginning of the final stretch. To be clear, WiX v4-preview.0 is a sneak peek at the new command-line build experience. Curious what that means? Read on.

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Forty Four and a Year of Pandemic

Today I turn 44. Like each year before this, I want to take a moment and reflect on the last year and look into the next. In particular, I haven't written about life here during the COVID-19 pandemic and I want to capture some memories. I'll also look ahead a bit.

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