Cartoonist Johnny Hart dies

Johnny Hart, creator of “B.C.” and co-creator of “The Wizard of Id” died in his home today. He was 76.

His wife, Bobbie, says he suffered a stroke while working at his storyboard.

I hope you finally get to see what’s on the other side of that ocean, Johnny. We’ll miss you.

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MSFT asking you to write leters opposing California A.B.1668-Open Document

From Digg: Microsoft is going through it’s email and phone lists asking people to support their opposition to California A.B. 1668 – “Open Document Format, Open Source”. by writing to the California Assemblymen involved in this bill (contact info in the link). Let’s see if Digg can raise as much support for the CA ODF bill as they can raise opposition.

Me: I often wonder how much of HSPD-12 is due to Microsoft’s lobbying efforts in Washington. I find it quite interesting that all government agencies are moving to a single forest setup with Active Directory driving the train. The funny part is – they require smartcard integration, which is not much more than a hack for some Microsoft technologies.

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