Don Marti

Wed 04 Feb 2009 06:06:54 PM PST

Get your OpenSource World proposal in

Stormy Peters writes, "So, if you have something you'd like to say, a message about open source software on the desktop or how netbooks are affecting our world, please submit a proposal to OpenSource World! Or call me. Or email me."

You know what to do. This year, it means you even get to have your blog on Planet OpenSource World with, well, me and Stormy so far, since the other program committee members don't have full feeds turned on. Fix your feeds, people.

Three things my meta site scraper script dragged in this week:

VMware ships open source Linux VDI client. (So, Red Hat, where's Qumranet's SPICE?)

Feeling guilty about putting your nice, clean, CSS-ized HTML in a big table for layout? Well, stop it. Ron Garret explains: Why CSS should not be used for layout. "The basic idea of separating content from presentation is sound. But when it comes to layout, the design of CSS is fundamentally flawed. Use tables instead."

Penelope Trunk: 5 Time management tricks I learned from years of hating Tim Ferriss. "When his book came out, there were vacuous, annoying comments all over my blog directing people to his book."