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It's like Wolverine's healing factor that went crazy once Magneto stripped the adamantium off his bones.

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If somebody steals your money from a bank, the bank can replace it. If somebody steals your data from the cloud, there's no way to make things ok.

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It doesn't matter that someone have a copy of your properly encrypted data.

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Yes, you're right, that makes more sense. Now let's never bring this up ever again for fear of confusing people some more.

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Agreed. Sessions and the limitations of forms are the biggest obstacles to 100% restful APIs used from web browsers.

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You can however use XHR form submission[1] in the background (which is a good practice (better site responsiveness) after all) to use HTTP methods other than GET and POST.

[1] e.g. http://jquery.malsup.com/form/#json

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Like others I bought the ebook back in May. Is the final version different enough to make me re-read it now?

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Most of it was finished back then - just a lot of copyediting, and the final chapters have changed.

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Why should this guy be punished for people downloading stuff from some other website? Why is Real going after him and not the other website? How can they know how much traffic this guys sent to the other website?

THIS IS CRAZY!

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An EEG is probably necessary for official reasons, before a "certificate of death" can be issued. But there is a point where the emergency rescuers have to give up, and it probably takes hours before the EEG can be done.

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Further discussion at http://groups.google.com/group/mozilla.dev.usability/browse_...

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Hopefully Google will use some of those $3B to lobby against software patents.

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Nobody knows how to IE6, that's the point.

Welcome to the club.

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