links for 2011-06-27

  • "Although I wasn’t happy with the WebDAV issues, I still kept thinking about ways we could expose WordPress resources as a filesystem. A few weeks later I started experimenting with the idea of using FUSE to expose WordPress data as a filesystem."
  • "The story of how same-sex marriage became legal in New York is about shifting public sentiment and individual lawmakers moved by emotional appeals from gay couples who wish to be wed.
    But, behind the scenes, it was really about a Republican Party reckoning with a profoundly changing power dynamic, where Wall Street donors and gay-rights advocates demonstrated more might and muscle than a Roman Catholic hierarchy and an ineffective opposition.
    And it was about a Democratic governor, himself a Catholic, who used the force of his personality and relentlessly strategic mind to persuade conflicted lawmakers to take a historic leap."

    "'Their love is worth the same as your love,' Mr. Cuomo said, according to someone who heard him. 'Their partnership is worth the same as your partnership. And they are equal in your eyes to you. That is the driving issue.'"