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For years, software and hardware have driven each other forward. Microsoft’s Vista is a prime example. Even with the confusion between “Vista Ready” and “Vista Capable”, it was clear: If you want Vista, you need ‘new’ hardware.
I posted a few days ago about my disappointments with flash 10, and I was hoping that it would just be a slight nuisance, but in fact it has been a common nuisance for me. I decided to regress back to flash 9, but to my dismay adobe has no links to it and it’s apparently no longer in the repo.
I am writing this post with Mozilla Firefox Minefield. Minefield is like Firefox’s snapshot window to the future, and from all I can tell, it’s simply awesome. I’m playing with 3.1b2pre at the moment. All the rumors about it being faster… are generally true.
Microsoft is joining in on the AMQP project, which is a messenger service to talk between servers. There are already several linux groups involved, including Red Hat and Novell. This will mean better interoperability between servers.
I’ve been looking at JBoss.org for a while and really would like to play with it, but there really doesn’t seem to be an easy way to get it all set up and going. I have some Fedora machines and a CentOS 5 machine I would like to use it on, but would also like to make a way for these distros to have an easier time getting started.