Karma ?

To atone for my sins in a previous virtual life, I have been made the program manager “owning” the DOM APIs at Microsoft — MSXML, System.Xml, and whatever lies ahead in the future. Whoever runs the universe has a sense of humor, anyway 🙂  


Bureaucracy or Professionalism?

I’ve been struggling to crystallize my thoughts about the numerous discussions, mostly leading back to our anonymous colleague minimsft, about the bureaucracy / stifling process at Microsoft.  The posters have been mostly Microsoft veterans; perhaps it would be useful to offer a perspective on this from a relative newbie (albeit one who has spent 30 years…