Thursday, September 05, 2002
Ray Ozzie has a fantastic essay here on the economics of platform products and the plans for Groove.
The Microsoft TechNet Script Center has lots of scripts you can execute to perform lots of pretty cool functions in Windows. I’m looking at a couple of these to finish off the VSS Maintenance processes I’ve started. I need to know if a particular string exists in a log, and if so, how to branch to different actions. Right now, I’m just looking at putting a flag file in the directory – OK.txt, Problem.txt or Crisis.txt and then testing for file existance to initiate the other actions – email, page or other alarms.
A finds IT spending still pretty flat.