Extreme Deadlines

Volume 7, Issue 49; 26 Mar 2004; last modified 08 Oct 2010

No, I don’t mean the Herculean task your boss expects you to complete by next Tuesday…

Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.

John Lithgow

No, I don’t mean the Herculean task your boss expects you to complete by next Tuesday, nor do I mean the eleven hundred comments your working group is expected to process. I mean that the deadlines for Extreme Markup Languages are upon us. (Which isn’t to say that the other deadlines aren’t extreme in their own way.)

If you want to participate in peer review, your application is due today. If you want to give a tutorial, your proposal is due today. And if you want to present your ideas to a few hundred of the most hardcore markup geeks around, your full paper is due on 16 Apr.

I’d say more, but, uhm, I have this paper I have to write and …