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    Sir Timbo is appointed by Gordo:
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8096273.stm

    What's the concensus? Will it work? Can Sir Tim actually create a working web page or is this just destined to be binned as another lip service IT project failure from nu lab?
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    Quote Originally Posted by TheRefactornator View Post
    Sir Timbo is appointed by Gordo:
    http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/technology/8096273.stm

    What's the concensus? Will it work? Can Sir Tim actually create a working web page or is this just destined to be binned as another lip service IT project failure from nu lab?
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    (more's the pity).

    Given the governments history with data protection (e.g., do as we say, not as we do) I'll believe it when I see it.

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    He didn't invent the internet.
    But I'm glad he got the job.
    I think sometimes a pathetic, desperate government is the best kind.
    Bored.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ace00 View Post
    He didn't invent the internet.
    But I'm glad he got the job.
    I think sometimes a pathetic, desperate government is the best kind.
    Who said he invented the Internet? I only saw the WWW mentioned.
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    First Alan Sugar, now Tim Berners Lee.

    Celebrity Government™ anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ace00 View Post
    He didn't invent the internet.
    But I'm glad he got the job.
    I think sometimes a pathetic, desperate government is the best kind.
    Nah, that was Al Gore, wannit?

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    Sir Tim refused to be specific about which items of data he would help make public, but said he was interested in suggestions from bloggers about what they would like to see.
    So that's the end of that then.

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    It's only a series of tubes after all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Sysman View Post
    First Alan Sugar, now Tim Berners Lee.

    Celebrity Government™ anyone?
    Put them all on a desert island and let em fight it out. Who would you spend 38pence (from BT landlines, calls from mobiles may be more) to vote off??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Amiga500 View Post
    Who said he invented the Internet? I only saw the WWW mentioned.
    I think deciding to put "www" at the start of webserver addresses is about the only part of it he did invent.
    Will work inside IR35. Or for food.

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