Archive for February, 2007

the expense of features

With Dojo, we’ve recently been discussing splitting up the toolkit into better, easier to digest, less “expensive” code. To which I asked myself, what does expensive mean, for the creators and users of Dojo?

download size
number of requests
CPU utilization
memory usage
# of browser/scenario forks
complexity/time to get started
error-proneness
maintainability
testability
marketability
interoperability
competitiveness
distribution

renkoo adium theme now open source

With the release of Adium Message style - Renkoo, v2.3, the graphical assets of Renkoo are now available open source under the BSD and AFL license.
This is great news. In addition to providing a great invite service, Renkoo is an example of a new type of company that really gets open source (something we [...]