A place to keep my thoughts on programming

Monthly Archives: September 2010

I need a pattern for extending a class by an unknown other

I'm currently splitting up some MindTouch Dream functionality into client and server assemblies and running into a consistent pattern where certain classes have augmented behavior when running in the server context instead of the client context. Since the client assembly … Continue reading

September 21, 2010 .net, mindtouch ,

Oh, you can keep the disc, but the bits ain’t yours

After writing "Maybe it’s time to stop pretending we buy software?", I talked to a couple of gamer friends about their purchasing habits. The concept of DLC that has a strong "withheld content" smell came up and whether this was … Continue reading

September 18, 2010 geek, rant , , ,

People have no business driving on the highway

I'm going to go rather deeply off-topic and venture into tl;dr territory: Every time I drive through LA or am on the long 4-lane interstate corridors of Barstow-Las Vegas or the central valley, my mind spends a lot of time … Continue reading

September 11, 2010 geek, rant , ,