How come only the seven women can comment in the margins? Good conversations are messy, non-linear and complicated. The comment area, a chronological scrolling field just isn’t robust enough to follow a conversation among an infinite number of participants. Seven may even be too many. [Note: the forums are open to everyone and we do hope that readers beyond the initial seven will join the fray there both as regards the text and the process. We really want to know what you think works and what doesn’t.
Tack this one up to "things I did not do this weekend," brought to you and me by my talented colleague Ed Anuff.
When I got the boards delivered back to me, I'd usually find at least one chip would be mounted incorrectly and I'd have to resolder it by hand, which would unfortunately often result in me ruining the board. Once the interface board was installed, I used a trunk-mounted Linux PC running software that I'd written on top of Mozilla to provide a user interface for things like an MP3 jukebox and web access.