Archive for January, 2005

How do you stand it?

Sunday, January 30th, 2005

This is probably where the idea for The Cannonball Run came from, too.

OMG WTF?! Google bought Firefox!

Monday, January 24th, 2005

Wherein, shockingly enough, someone finds Slashdot comments utterly clueless.

A wee tweak to my feed links

Monday, January 24th, 2005

Turning feed links into actual links for people doing the right thing, copying or dragging them, while still giving something not too scary to those who don’t know any better than to click them.

We didn’t start the nofollow

Monday, January 24th, 2005

Rethinking my take on nofollow: if we’re stuck with it, we might just as well warp it to our ends.

Sivers hits the Rails

Sunday, January 23rd, 2005

CDBaby’s getting a rewrite, in Ruby on Rails, and now it’s gotten my attention.

I do declare

Saturday, January 22nd, 2005

Sometimes, on my very best days, I can almost persuade myself that I feel the puff of air just before the wing flicks my ear.

Meet the new tag soup

Friday, January 21st, 2005

You can have my divs and style attributes when you pry them from my cold… it’ll do that? Right now? Well, hey!

Is rel = “nofollow” really as !important as that?

Thursday, January 20th, 2005

A few thousand random words on nofollow, leading to a conclusion where I surprise myself and suggest that Googlebot wouldn’t do the nasty with Asa Dotzler without using a condom.

Proper charset encoding in Mozilla Firefox toolbar search Sherlock .src files

Saturday, January 15th, 2005

Apparently it’s not very clear how to specify the charset that should be used to encode the query for Mozilla/Firefox search plugins (the Sherlock .src files that power the search box next to the addressbar): the documentation on the Mycroft page isn’t actually right (though as usual in programming documentation that allows user comments, it’s […]

Who’s my audience, again?

Saturday, January 15th, 2005

How am I supposed to write a post about the guts of nsInternetSearchService.cpp so that everyone from WWR listeners to core Mozilla hackers will both understand and not be bored senseless? I seem to have forgetten that blogging skill over my last sabbatical.