Having already spoken at several locations around the country during his Australian tour, Sir Tim Berners-Lee gave the final keynote at Linux.conf.au this morning. What are his thoughts on open platforms, operating systems choice, HTML5 DRM and the <blink> tag?
A footnote to our earlier discussion on why IPv6 hasn’t been widely adopted: the numbering of the newer version is clearly designed to suggest that it’s an improved successor to IPv4. But is that name actually logical and helpful?
Last year’s court decision that ruled Optus’ TV Now catchup service effectively illegal clearly dealt a blow to any plans to develop similar cloud-based TV recording services. But did it also cast a broader shadow over the prospects for other cloud-based developers?