Archive for September, 2007

iPhoto and Metadata

Sunday, September 16th, 2007

For a long time I’ve been keywording my photos using various tools on Windows that all seemed to agree with each other on how to get keywords into and out of photos. Picasa, Lightroom, and Bridge were all able to see the keywords that were written into the files. I just imported all these photos […]

Enums in C++0x

Tuesday, September 11th, 2007

This is good news for C++:  Herb Sutter reports that in July the ISO C++ committee voted better enum support into the language.  It’s all good, but the part that’s affected me in the past is the scoping of enum values.  Previously: <p>class MyClass<br>{<br>&nbsp; enum&nbsp;BorderColor { Red, Green, Blue };<br>};</p> The values Red, Green, and […]

Silverlight, Moonlight, and History

Wednesday, September 5th, 2007

Microsoft and Novell have announced a collaboration around Moonlight, an open-source implementation of Silverlight. In my opinion, the major Linux distributions, Linux users, and most importantly webmasters, would be wise to simply ignore this. For those of you who haven’t been paying attention, here’s how it works: Microsoft sees a market they’d like to own, […]