Microsoft’s Shared Source CLI Now Supports Mac OS X. Download the complete implementation of the ECMA CLI and C# standards that now runs on Mac OS X as well as Windows XP and FreeBSD. [MSDN]
U.S. Shifts Emphasis in Afghanistan to Security and Road Building. The Pentagon is preparing to shift its focus in Afghanistan towards improving security in important cities and rebuilding the war-battered infrastructure. By James Dao. [New York Times: Politics]
Joel points out somethng that you discover time and time again when write or use software libraries, The Law of Leaky Abstractions. Basic concept is that programers build abstractions to build more complex software. However all non trivial abstractions are leaky. It is probably the primary reason the software has security issues, and it also starts to define an upper bound in the quality complexity product of software.