man flock

My favorite comment when Flock got slashdotted last week was someone’s pasting in the man page for the unix system call “flock.”

Most of the other comments I read were kind of hurtful or misinformed, and you can read a couple of Flockers’ responses here, here, and here.

Andy Smith puts it pretty well:

Recap: Vim good. Java bad. Windows Bad. Flock good.

Flock Radio – The latest fresh-squeezed feeds from the folks bringin’ you Flock.

Flock really does sort of seem to be getting closer and closer to good. I’ve used it to assemble this blog post, and I’m getting more and more excited about being able to manage my most frequently-visited or need-to-be-able-to-find-later places on the web. The browser’s to the point, I think, at which I can switch to having it be my primary browser. It’s still very much an alpha-beta product, but so was Firefox when I started using it, and we’ll be working in the coming weeks to sanding off a lot of the rough edges (or should I  say unruffling some of the ruffled feathers?). We release to the public very soon, and I’m both excited and apprehensive

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