Archive for December, 2005

<Building the Symantec Web>

Sunday, December 25th, 2005

A sadly prophetic spellcheck-typo.

Who knows a <title> from a hole in the ground?

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Results of some simple tests of Atom title escaping in several aggregators.

<style> in an age of HTML fragments

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

I’m a big fan of semantic “web standards” (X)HTML coding style. Too bad every victory for RSS is a loss for it.

<You can have my titles when you learn to behave>

Sunday, December 18th, 2005

Woohoo, a one-man crusade against silent data loss in Atom titles. This’ll look good on my resume, won’t it?

Your forthcoming feed errors

Tuesday, December 13th, 2005

WordPress looks set to ship its next version with an Atom feed that the feedvalidator will just flatly say is too outdated to even bother looking at. Interesting.

Odd that Google Reader would have that bug

Sunday, December 11th, 2005

Not that long after I fixed Firefox’s problem with Google-produced feeds, I see that they are completely unable to consume the very same sort of feed.

My year in 12 copy-and-paste comments

Saturday, December 10th, 2005

Twelve months of comments, because your sentences are so much easier to copy and paste than my involved, complex, multi-asided parenthetical sentences.

Your bread hurts me: Atom text constructs revisited

Thursday, December 8th, 2005

When an Atom feed says that content is type=”text”, it is text. If you look at it, and decide it is HTML instead, God tortures a kitten to death.

Don’t (server)push me

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

Turn off Bugzilla’s annoying “Please stand by,” “here’s some of your results,” “here’s the whole list” use of multipart/x-mixed-replace by just adding a query param.

This post won’t hunt

Wednesday, December 7th, 2005

Delight and frustration.