Archive for the 'mozilla' Category

pink and repink

Friday, February 23rd, 2007

Since Pinkerton got kicked off the planet(, somebody’s got to keep people up to date with him, don’t they?

<Boy, this nest sure is roomy>

Wednesday, February 8th, 2006

Trolling for a comment, I am.

Where’s Mama Bear’s update notification?

Saturday, February 4th, 2006

Baby Bear’s update notification, a red Christmas tree by the throbber, was too little to be seen. Papa Bear’s update notification, a dialog that interrupts you until you let it interrupt you by restarting your browser, is annoying. What does Mama Bear’s just right notification look like?

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.

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.

Planetary damage

Friday, November 4th, 2005

If you fail to write about something because it’s already on a Planet that syndicates your posts, then the Planet is positively harmful to your readers.

To see ourselves as other see us

Monday, July 25th, 2005

Joshua Allen touts browser-version detection, in the face of its imminent failure, apparently ignoring the way it makes Microsoft’s tools produce what looks like crap in other browsers, something the users of those tools have stopped blaming on the other browsers.

What’s eating Luke(‘s bandwidth)?

Thursday, June 23rd, 2005

How could you get a thousand requests for an old version of SharpReader claiming to be from Firefox, and claiming to be referred from a BBC RSS feed, other than from someone with a bunch of zombies and a grudge?

What feeds should Firefox discover?

Friday, April 15th, 2005

Firefox’s autodiscovery code needs a little tightening up, so it doesn’t discover absolutely anything which includes the letters R-S-S in a link title, but it’s hard to decide just how tight it ought to be.

Bad day for WindowsITPro bugs

Friday, April 15th, 2005

I assume it’s just coincidence, but some days it just doesn’t pay to have Mozilla bugs filed about your site: As Gerv noted, someone filed a bug on their fancy-schmancy Flash ad not working in Firefox, so we just get the fallback gif. I suspect the resolution of the bug was right, invalid by reason […]