Monday, November 16, 2009

Quitwiki

What if there was a wiki, a kind of DIY site that specifically concentrated on quitting services, products, etc. while preserving the value obtained from those services, products, etc.   I guess the basic idea is to pool collective knowledge to lower switching costs for products and services.

For instance, if I want to stop using Quicken to manage my money (maybe to switch to Mint.com, or to just use spreadsheets), then I could go to this "Quitwiki" to find out about how to ensure the highest level of data portability, potential compatibility issues, etc.  I think one of the main things it would need to provide is tools for conversion and access to file formats, APIs, and other tools like that.

CQRS Commands, stateless services, and thin clients

Looking at the CQRS architectural pattern, there are interactions that maybe I didn’t fully understand. Like if the target of queries/comma...