Archive for April, 2005

Needless offence!

Saturday, April 9th, 2005

Joseph’s Report typo… is a little jewel, though I’d like better survival of CSS-but-no-JavaScript and JavaScript-but-no-CSS. As long as I didn’t have to do it, that is.

Got my attention

Saturday, April 9th, 2005

Ted Leung says data about his attention is personal. Best I can tell, attention.xml is all about telling others (people and computers) what you think is important and interesting in your aggregator. Guess what? I just did.

Nearly as nice as real characters

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

WordPress changeset 2517 : add entity 2 ncr converter. :)

Infinity plus one, or maybe 2075 this weekend

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

Curious about how high the GMail storage counter’s going, and when? Me too, but I’m lazy. Luckily, not everybody is.

Mmmm. Metadata.

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

Shell’s cooking up a Wordform metadata storm. Dunno if Wordform’s going to be perfect for me, but it’s sounding like it’s going to have that feel where you know it’s perfect for someone, even when it isn’t you. Looking forward to having a poke at it.

I love clicking and dragging

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

Edit in Place with JavaScript and CSS. Someday, you’ll get to edit things online this slickly. List 4, especially, just floors me. [via]

…but they are

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

Follow along as the Between Lawyers crew decides about a Creative Commons license. I just hope they don’t wind up with metadata that claims they are licensing everything, because then I’ll reproduce it all, and end up paying off the judgement as Hylton‘s pool boy. Please, save me from that: find a way to say […]

Om mani dontthinkaboutit

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

Jeneane lives! I doubt my holding my breath and chanting “Om mani dontthinkabout, Om mani forgetthehorror” did any good, but I’m relieved and delighted that someone who can make me scream incoherently at her about things other people have said is with us, better than ever.

Nice that __mode=rss is doing someone some good

Wednesday, April 6th, 2005

It may not have ever done us much good, but the Trackback pings as an RSS feed is apparently helping out one Trackback spammer.

When it’s going to screw you up

Tuesday, April 5th, 2005

Oddly enough, this came up three times yesterday: When a var is not a var, or, how to use var in JavaScript to keep things in objects and functions from affecting the outside world.