inessential by Brent Simmons


Byte.Com: Internet Patents Are Changing The Rules. This is basically a HowTo, no commentary here.

MSNBC: Mission to Mars: How and why. Not talking about the movie here, but about the real thing. We gotta go. Under The Hood of PHP 4: "Andi and I were probably more frustrated than the users when it came to the performance of PHP 3 with complex scripts. Although almost no users complained to us about its performance, we knew we could have written it in a much better way to handle such applications, by creating an engine which would compile the PHP code first, and then execute, rather then execute while parsing. So, we decided to do it."

Seattle P-I: Ballard-Magnolia citizens battle insecticide use. My wife and I, we're Ballard citizens -- about to get sprayed by insecticide. I have family in Magnolia. Looks like we're all about to get sprayed. I need more info on this. Via julia's journal.

There's no question, however, that gypsy moths must be stopped. I remember south Jersey, years ago. (Late '70s?) I spent summers there. It was horrific. Unless you've seen it, you have no idea.