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Junction: symbolic directory links on Windows

Windows 2000 and higher supports directory symbolic links, where a directory serves as a symbolic link to another directory on the computer. […]Directory symbolic links are known as NTFS junctions in Windows. Unfortunately, Windows comes with no tools for creating junctions—you have to purchase the Win2K Resource Kit, which comes with the linkd program for …

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Asus EEE-PC better then Mac Air?

Finally I managed to buy a Asus EEE PC 700  this week. I would thanks a lot Next Store and its kindly clerks, which I will prefer in future to Mediaword :)If you are at Milan and you plan to buy it, Next Store is a good choice. There are a lot of sites and …

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Apple as hardware only company

In the last year, "Apple Computer" has changed a bit its focus. First of all, Apple has erased the  word "computer" in the company name. Then,  has shifted its focus on new products like the iPhone. iPhone is a GSM telephone, and so it is quite different product for a computer company. I see a …

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Javascript and Smalltalk

There is a future for SmallTalk? I was a very strong fan of the SmallTalk language, but in the last five years I have seen more and more contraction of its usage in the IT field. The OLPC project, which uses also Squeak Smalltalk and its done by the core team fo Squeak, is not …

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Dynamic languages troubles

I have read http://www.manageability.org/blog/stuff/chandler-failure and I think it is very danger way of exposing concepts.

In the article pointed out, the quite dead Chandler project is compared to the multi-billion Eclipse project. And then a too easy analysis is done against dynamic languages, where Java is the absolute winner.

I will try to fix some of the things said there, and to add also my two cents here :)

iPhone success is hard

iPhone is a very nice project, well designed and manufactered, but the market addressed is an hard bet for Apple.Big players are already on the ground: Nokia, Motorola, Samsung and Sony for instance. So it is difficult to play in such market, and some analysts said  "the touch screen was not successful for GSM/phone products". The …

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Blue Dragon: Spam Killer

Hi dear spammers! I have just finished tuning the latest version of my anti spam-blogging-software, and all the spam have been removed. I am glad to see you loosing your time tring to get some poor bucks from your bogous activity. I hope do you click on my google adverties sometimes, as true friends of …

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