"Works Well with Others"
"Medical, Dental, Vision, and RAM"
Justice for All
|Who's Watching the Web?|
|By Henry W. (Hank) Jones III, and K. Lawson Pedigo|
|Much attention has been focused on patching security holes with software upgrades. However, as Henry and Lawson point out, the real protection will come from the law.|
|Can CORBA Sidestep Open-Source Licensing?|
|By Michael Trachtman|
|If you develop a valuable addition based on open-source code, you don't have to release it to public domain. Michael explains how to use oft-ignored CORBA for circumventing OS licenses.|
|S T R A T E G Y :|
We've all heard of the long arm of the law, but just how far does that reach extend? Bret A. Fausett explains that sometimes it reaches across international borders.
Making Your Mark
|D E S I G N :|
Scalable Vector Graphics is up for Candidate Recommendation before the w3c. Will it be a Flash killer, wonders Molly E. Holzschlag?
Your Work and Who Owns It
|P R O G R A M M I N G :|
Proxy servers control Internet access, but how you use them is entirely your business. Al Williams shows how you can do exactly thatblock access to certain types of Web-site content or even to specific Web sites.
Programming with Perl
Presenting Content One Slide at a Time
|I N F R A S T R U C T U R E :|
Everyone knows it's importantso why have so few companies invested in protecting themselves? John N. Stewart takes a look back to see what we can learn from the history of online (in)security.
|E N D TO E N D :|
The Home Page
Editor in Chief Amit Asaravala takes a look back from the five year mark: We've managed to completely change the way we do business, yet we're still working 9 to 5.
The Last Page
Summary of functions for string manipulation.
|string||Converts an object to a Unicode character string.|
|concat||Concatenates two strings and returns the result.|
|contains||Determines whether a substring is contained within a string.|
|starts-with||Takes two string arguments: If the second string starts with the characters in the first string, this function returns with a value of true.|
|substring-before||Returns the substring preceding a specified character.|
|substring-after||Returns the substring following a specified character.|
|normalize-space||Removes leading/trailing white space and reduces extra white space to a single space.|
|translate||Translates a string of characters.|
Operators for controlling step patterns.
||||Expresses alternatives; for example, (
|.||Selects the current node.|
|/||Sometimes called a step, used to compose a longer pattern.|
|//||Matches all descendants instead of immediate children.|
|..||Selects the parent of the current node.|
|*||Wildcard character; matches with all nodes.|
|@||Selects an attribute.|
Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act
Lanham Trademark Act
Playboy Enterprises, Inc. v. Calvin Designer Label
Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy and Rules
United States Patent and Trademark Office
World International Property Organization
Other Intellectual Property Offices (in the U.S. and International)