By the way, Bob Stein, of ActiveWin was bugging me to setup for a Sunday night MVP Global Summit dinner (after the welcoming reception). I should have given him credit for coming up with the idea.
And, if someone wants to get a geek dinner going later in the week, say Wednesday night, let me know. The rest of the week is packed. I'll be at a few of the major events too.
Wow, the MVP Global Summit is getting huge attention here on campus. All over the place there's signs welcoming the thousands of Most Valuable Professionals to campus.
Anand M. just IM'ed me he's just leaving from India to come here -- long flight ahead. Shows the Global scale of this summit. I remember when the MVP program had only a few hundred members. Now there's more than 2000. Amazing growth.
I would announce a weblogger dinner, but I'm afraid. Very afraid. Too many people are coming. But, if you wanna do something on Sunday night, leave a comment here with your email address and I'll let you know where I am.
Oh, I had planned to do some elaborate April 1'st joke, but that was before I got sick yesterday. April fools on me.
What was I going to do? Oh, announce an RSS version of Longhorn. Just to make Steve Gillmor happy. Oh well, maybe next year.
In the meantime, I see there are a few jokes out there.
The Register has some more fun with bloggers, saying they've isolated a blogging gene.
Russell Beattie, our famous Microsoft hater, says that I've scored a huge coup by hiring him and getting him to both drink the Koolaid and allow us to put those famous implants in.
Mark Pilgrim says that Dave Winer will bring Netscape back for a new war with Microsoft named "Syndication Wars."
The InfoPath team enabled Cuneiform Support.
And Daniel Fernandez announced changes to C# and the .NET Framework.