Archive for the 'carping' Category

Keeping your eye on the correct walnut

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

Talking about well-formedness is fine, except when you are talking about a part of the process of acquiring an XML document, parsing it, and presenting the results, where well-formedness either doesn’t apply, or doesn’t apply in the way you say it does.

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.

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?

<strong> is not a better <b>

Sunday, November 6th, 2005

Lest anyone think I’m not an equal-opportunity ranter, I’ll pull this out of my comments: The default WordPress theme includes vertical bars in the “postmetadata” section, between the category (and the “Edit this” link if you are logged in) and the number of comments, with <strong>|</strong> which, as I said, would seem to be trying […]

I give up on depreciated

Saturday, November 5th, 2005

You say depreciated, I say deprecated, let’s call you wrong.