Tag: free

Jun

SpreadsheetLight now freely downloadable

Wow, I just mentioned I relaunched SpreadsheetLight, and now it’s free? Truth be told, it was a hard decision. I spent a lot of time and effort on SpreadsheetLight. There’s an ECMA documentation PDF that’s over 5000 pages long involved. There’s cross-referencing with the Open XML SDK documentation. There’s experimentation with the actual Excel software […]

May

What if digital possessions are free?

[image by Joselito Briones] I’ve been thinking of what I wrote about digital possessions. Commenter Elad Kehat mentioned something about digital possessions being free, therefore ownership of possessions won’t need to be tracked. This has ramifications. We’re not talking about information that’s in the public domain, and so is freely available to anyone with Internet […]

Nov

FAHTR aka Free And Happen To Remember

The following completely fake conversation was inspired by an actual conversation with an internal company user. User: The web application doesn’t let me do XYZ. I can’t download ABC data for customer PQR. Me: Well, your customer database don’t have JKL. The code changes will take some time. User: So how long will it take? […]