Just another day, debugging someone’s installer

I like the installers that attempt (and then fail) to calculate what they need, and generate installation target names programmaticlly. I know … I know… its an attempt to reduce the level of pain for some folks, as the algorithm works for some sets of inputs. But not mine. And mine are valid. What we […]

What a difference a CEO makes

So Microsoft will be starting to produce Linux software. This would never have happened under the previous CEO. With this change, Microsoft’s addressable market just grew fairly significantly for this product. Of course, there are ways for them to mess this up. Such as if they have features only available under windows. That would rather […]