Grady Booch from …

Grady Booch from Rational, often labeled as the father of object-oriented programming, compares Java and Microsoft’s .NET. I’m not a big fan of the Rational Unified Process (RUP) as applied to software engineering, but Booch has some interesting things to say.

Usability Infocentre: Text-only is not accessible. Well sure, “text-only” is not a synonym for “accessible”. Text-only enhances accessibility of a Web site, rather than automatically solving your accessibility problems. It’s rather humorous that this usability site suffers from the tiny-font issue in Netscape 4. Such an easy fix, yet they overlook it. Unfortunately font-size: x-small isn’t always your friend in Netscape 4.x.

James Robertson: Losing sight of the content in a content management system

Wow, has it really been five years since the Heaven’s Gate cult killed themselves? I’m starting to feel old. Here’s an mirror of their famous Web site.

Posted by Cameron Barrett at March 26, 2002 03:18 PM

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