Archive for April, 2003

Weblog posts ranked by popularity

Tuesday, April 29th, 2003

Rather than just offering a new visitor your previous post (about your cats) and your next post (about gym class), why not offer your most popular posts?

Beta Dano archive script

Sunday, April 27th, 2003

An unobtrusive DHTML script to convert archive links in the new Blogger from 04/01/2003 – 04/30/2003 to April 2003 without much fuss or effort

My playlist runneth over

Sunday, April 27th, 2003

Two new Shannon Campbell MP3s. Get to downloading.

Where did everybody go?

Sunday, April 27th, 2003

Cornerhost hosted blogs take an unexpected vacation.

Scoop this

Sunday, April 27th, 2003

InfoWorld: it’s like reading me, a few days later.

Quibbling about TrackBack

Saturday, April 26th, 2003

Just some nits to pick with the first draft of TrackBack in the UserLand environment.

Half-forgotten projects

Thursday, April 24th, 2003

Oh, yeah, I’ve got 404 to search, and don’t have TrackBack’s in my comments feeds

Autodiscovery and the death of TrackBack

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2003

Autodiscovery will be the death of TrackBack. Without autodiscovery, a TrackBack ping says “if you liked that, read this,” but with autodiscovery, a ping says “I linked to that” and far too often, it’s nothing but a link.

Getting the RSS 2.0 namespace right

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2003

Last time we discussed a namespace for RSS 2.0, I got it wrong, proposing the right thing to do as my third proposal and bad-mouthing it. This time, I’d like to see it done right.

Manila gets some lovin’

Tuesday, April 22nd, 2003

Take a bunch of really smart users, get them close to a developer, and you’ll get a good product.