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Day: November 8, 2006

BPMN jottings

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In re: http://www.bpmn.org/ BPMN is something I’ll be spending more time on in the day job, and I’ve just started looking at it. Some notes: Looks a lot like UML activity diagrams. That’s a good thing. More expansive icon set for their activites and notifications, which is conceptually extremely helpful, although potentially just syntactic sugar […]

The perishability of Word

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In re: http://ptsefton.com/blog/2006/11/08/self_preservation_1 Peter Sefton’s trying to recover his 1994 Word thesis into a sustainable document format, and migrating from 10 year old Word formats and media is no fun at all. He’s right: act now, while Mac Classic is still somewhat accessible. Been there, doing that again soon with my PhD (Word 5, 1998). […]

The Complutensian Polyglot, ahead of the times

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In re: http://www.supakoo.com/rick/ricoblog/Permalink.aspx?guid=873cc194-46b8-4dca-a0a8-d6ab8b688a3b As I had added into the Wikipedia entry, the Complutensian Polyglot edition of the Bible in the 1520s marked the highpoint of the initial trend in Greek typography to come up with an unconnected Greek typeface. By the time of the Complutensian, 40 years in from the first attempts of the 1470s, […]

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