Open-Source Sunrise?

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Jim Rapoza at eWeek had an interesting suggestion in regard to the Adobe/Macromedia merger. He notes that the sorting and sifting that follows most software mergers leads to some products fading away. Some actually get a funeral but often there is simply a loss of … Read More

Free the Chapter!

Sarah O'Keefe / OpinionLeave a Comment

Sean McGrath argues that the separation of content into files and directories is an artificial one that should go away. ITworld.com – Books/chapters and directories/files – dichotomies considered harmful Imagine a world in which the file system explorer is the top level application. It manages … Read More

I wish I had written this

Sarah O'Keefe / OpinionLeave a Comment

Laura Lemay writes in her blog: You know, I was just the other day thinking that as a knowledge worker, PostScript wasn’t fulfilling all my document workflow needs. And that what I really needed was a Microsoft version of PostScript. Based on XML. Yeah. That’s … Read More

Angst about Adobe/Macromedia

Sarah O'Keefe / OpinionLeave a Comment

Some have suggest that the merged company be renamed. “Macrobe” appears to be the leading contender. There is lots of anxiety about software, especially where the two product lines intersect. Illustrator or Freehand? GoLive or DreamWeaver? I would bet on the tool with better market … Read More