Simon Willison’s Weblog


Saturday, 15th September 2007

My own favorites were Cuba voting "yes" to the fast-tracking of OOXML, even though Microsoft is prohibited by the US Government from selling any software on the island that might even be able to read and write the new format, and Azerbaijan's "yes" vote, even though OOXML as defined isn't able to express a Web URL address in Azeri, their official language.

Jeremy Allison

# 10:40 am / azerbaijan, cuba, iso, jeremy-allison, microsoft, odf, ooxml, standards

virtualenv 0.8.1. Ian Bicking’s tool for creating isolated Python environments; designed to replace his earlier workingenv package. Does anyone have any experience using this? It looks fantastically useful.

# 11:36 pm / ian-bicking, python, virtualenv