Archive for November, 2005

Trying to reward quick responses

Tuesday, November 15th, 2005

A quick response to a weekend email about a problem may or may not make you money, but it will sure make me a fan.

Get your tinfoil hat on

Monday, November 14th, 2005

If practically every website I visit is going to send information about my every click and pageview to Google, I guess it’s time to go back to stopping them in my hosts file.

Make the pink go away

Monday, November 14th, 2005

A fun optical illusion, and a post doing what I love to see, pointing to something the author likes, no matter who’s already linked to it.

An unfortunate choice of logo

Sunday, November 13th, 2005

If you are trying to make it as a comment spammer, it’s best to avoid linking to sites whose logo looks like the word “splog.”

Tweaking WordPress to accept PGP-signed comments nicely

Friday, November 11th, 2005

A checklist for really accepting PGP-signed comments in WordPress without breaking the signature by altering things before saving the comment in the database.

A digital identity non-epiphany

Friday, November 11th, 2005

Using OpenID to authenticate that you’re the person who controls a particular URL seems to make sense, right up until that URL asserts that you are the person who did something elsewhere.

Filtering the_title_rss: show me the whitespace!

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

Nothing’s ever easy, and that’s never more true than when I pretend to be a programmer.

MT Real Comment Throttle: The Last Hurrah

Monday, November 7th, 2005

Meh. It’s a good thing WordPress has “Pages” that make it easy to create a “project page” that I can keep clear of the usual bitching and depression I want to void when I finish with something. Real Comment Throttle for Movable Type 3.2, version 0.2 is out! Get it from the project page!

Google sez: all your profile are belong to Creative Commons

Sunday, November 6th, 2005

Google’s Creative Commons license search includes any page with the word “profile” in it. Why?

Blogs ruining

Sunday, November 6th, 2005

Oops, I seem to have broken