Simon Willison’s Weblog

Friday, 4th May 2007

Microsoft’s XUL. My take on XAML from back in 2003 seems strangely relevant. # 11:40 pm

Inline SVG in MSIE. Sam Ruby has a neat proof of concept that converts inline SVG (currently only the path element) to the Silverlight equivalent. # 7:29 pm

Migrating Microsoft Hotmail from FreeBSD to Microsoft Windows 2000. I’d like to see them try that with Yahoo!’s 100+ properties. # 5:54 pm

MSFT and Yahoo: two icebergs, roped together. Yahoo!’s engineering platform and culture is Open Source pretty much all the way down. Microsoft’s isn’t. I wonder how that would pan out. # 5:50 pm