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Summer thoughts

Today I'm taking the train back down south for my summer vacation. Since it's been a while since my last post, I'll do some more thoughts here before I'm off. I am planning to spend a good bit of the summer reading through Bob Boiko's CMS bible, as well as putting together a scheduler-application with JSF, and perhaps glue it together with Magnolia. Will also be making some much needed custom Magnolia templates.

I was reading the CMS bible the other night, and I read something about sorting content in to binary and "normal" files. Binary files being "all 1's and 0's", like pictures and media files, but also files of a closed format. A word file or an Excel workbook is a binary file. During the course of knowledge management this spring, I learned that heaps of information which contents are allready at an atomic level (there is no easy way to aggregate elements out of a word document), we call unstructured data. An email, which content co…