An article by Zak Greant and Georg Richter about the new capabilities of the mysqli PHP extension, designed to improve the interaction between PHP 5.x and the existing and new functionality of MySQL 4.1 and 5.0 branches.
Mike Nottingham "bookmarks" five classic papers on protocol design; so, hereby, do I :)
A look at some of the information available via Word's "track changes" functionality on public documents posted on Microsoft's web sites. Via Tony Bowden.
Not quite as good as Perl's Inline modules, but still great - PHP 5 has a PECL extension for interfacing with an embedded Perl interpreter.
Simon Cozens on yet another way to have fun while shopping: multiple discounts on a single item implemented in a very, very much wrong way. Doubleplus fun, since I've had a couple of close encounters with writing point-of-sale software myself in the past.
A nice NewsForge article on when it is permissible (fair) to copy a portion of an interesting article in a comment/link/announcement on your own site/media.
Also noted by NewsForge - the venerable DR-DOS has seen a new release, 8.0, touting it as 'Best Embedded OS'.
This NewsForge article seems to have been posted about eleven days before it oughtta have been (like, today), but it is still a great read.