31 Jul 2007 Ankh   » (Master)

Still catching up after two weeks of vacation, which in turn was after a couple of weeks away on business with only a 4-day gap at home in the middle. And I'm about to go away again to Montreal, for Extreme Markup. Which should be a lot of fun, it's one of the more interesting conferences I go to.

Spent some time thinking about what to do about the future of XML 1.1. Will write something up in a while; it's not pretty. But maybe we can salvage something good.

Also spent time thinking about stylesheets on the Web, something even less pretty. But it while be a while before I have a coherent write-up for that one.

Installed Mandriva 2007 Spring on my desktop computer; pleased to note that the hardware seems to work better than it did in Microsoft Windows XP.

Uraeus, you probably know this, but it really helps if you eat some yoghurt every day while you're on antibiotics. Make sure it's yoghurt with the live culture in it.

etbe, you can combine the water systems. For example, have a hot water tank that's heated with passive solar energy (pipes on the roof) and is at a relatively cool temperature, and then on-demand heating to top up the temperature.

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