Archive for the 'planet fodder' 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?

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.