Archive for May, 2004

The language thing and the date thing

Wednesday, May 5th, 2004

The real problem with RFC822 dates in Movable Type? It’s not obvious that you should want a date produced in a language not your own.

What’s Newzcrawler doing?

Monday, May 3rd, 2004

Making 6520 requests a day from one IP seems a bit much, especially since exactly half of them are for /favicon.ico. Not the sort of thing that scales to even a few hundred subscribers. So, why’s it requesting every single individual entry plus comments feed going back to last August, every thirty minutes?


Sunday, May 2nd, 2004

Want a nice big Technorati cosmos? You can either post fascinating and insightful things, link to and comment on lots of other blogs, do everything you can think of to get noticed without being annoying, or you can be Google, and post nothing but the word “test”.

RSS Bandit remembers you

Sunday, May 2nd, 2004

RSS Bandit’s syncing of read item history across machines is almost ready to deploy. Kudos!

A little chip in the concept

Saturday, May 1st, 2004

The fact that the W3C MarkUp Validator can tell you that a link inside a bold element inside another link is invalid in HTML, but cannot tell you that it is invalid in XHTML, just keeps nagging at me, making me wonder what else I trust to be correct when it’s really only as approximately correct as it can easily manage to be.