The short-form week of 18–24 Feb 2008

25 Feb 2008; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 43 messages in 42 conversations.

This document was created automatically from my archive of my Twitter stream. Due to limitations in the Twitter API and occasional glitches in my archiving system, it may not be 100% complete.

Monday at 03:33pm

Installing 10.5.2. Successfully this time, apparently.—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:27am

Reviewing the WWW 2008 papers that I was supposed to have finished reviewing yesterday. Sorry.—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:36am

chuckling @roessler; I don't think your paper is on my list :-)—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:33am

why do prints always come out *sooo* dark?—@ndw

Tuesday at 03:45pm

completing *both* my WWW 2008 reviews *and* my XTech reviews!—@ndw

Tuesday at 04:50pm

Please change your password to something so long and obscure that you will have to write it down in order to remember it.—@ndw

Tuesday at 04:58pm

Does FFb3 really have a startup sound like a truck engine? Egad!—@ndw

Tuesday at 05:11pm

Bon chance, @timbray!—@ndw

Tuesday at 05:30pm

Where's the developer instructions for FF3 extensions, he wonders—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 06:00pm

Is this really England I'm listening to playing cricket?—@edd
@edd, a reall bell, book, and candle affair, eh?—@ndw

Tuesday at 07:04pm

I am an ass. I write about shared annotations, "reveals a number of...solutions". But do I link to them? No. Because, I am an ...—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:24pm

Thinking about XML 2.0. No, seriously.—@ndw

Wednesday at 07:59am

Those wires are disconnected + tingly fingers = you were wrong. 120v not 240v, perhaps very, very luckily.—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:00am

suffering cultural disconnect over @psd's vision of, er, me.—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:21am

Darin Peter Oswald? Filter? I could google, but I'm going to take a shower instead. TMI, probably.—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:41am

succumbs to the lure of Google and is reminded of the X-Files episode @psd meant.—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:41am

Also wondering if this is grounds to stop using Google. http://tinyurl.com/2rqv9s—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:25am

encounters another dying hard disk and seriously considers returning to papyrus—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 10:56am

XML 2.0. Let the ridicule begin: http://norman.walsh.name/2008/02/20/xml20—@ndw
@ndw §7 makes a lot of a APIs outdated. And §8 should be doable using attributes, how about xmlent:nbsp=" "? Anyway, like it a lot—@protocol7
@protocol7, I suppose attributes could be used. But I'd rather not have local scoping and besides, 6 does a lot more violence than 7 to APIs—@ndw

Wednesday at 11:27am

Filed under "Surely you must be joking" Is it April in Washington? http://msdn.microsoft.com/events/hero/sfbio/—@ndw

Wednesday at 12:10pm

makes ya wanna ralph on your shoes, don't it, @monkchips—@ndw

Wednesday at 05:39pm

And "forums" leave so, so much more (sorta @charltonb, but sorta also, in general)—@ndw

Wednesday at 07:32pm

Putting music back on my Asus WL-HDD since my Ultra 20 has decided it doesn't like the SATA disk I put in it months ago. I hate hard drives.—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:10pm

B5 sound files. How cool!—@ndw

Thursday at 09:24am

hacked cmSiteNavigation extension until it displays a toolbar in FF3. It doesn't work, natch—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 09:32am

hmmm, do you Aussies not want me to leave? There's no plane . . . and there's supposed to be one before I fly, right?—@mollydotcom
@mollydotcom, unless you can flap your arms really, really fast :-)—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 10:39am

earthquake in Nevada? 6.0? WTF? I'm about to get on a flight - my folks live in Nevada - someone please twit fast and let me know LV is ok—@mollydotcom

Thursday at 10:43am

439mi N of LV, no immediate reports of injuries—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 01:17pm

RAND is by definition unreasonable and discriminatory—@psd
@psd +!—@ndw

Thursday at 01:23pm

*snort* +1, even. But maybe +! is even stronger than +1 :-)—@ndw

Thursday at 03:24pm

Tinkering with an XLink 1.1 Last Call draft. I almost feel a little silly.—@ndw

Thursday at 06:06pm

puzzling over the JS idiom "var x = new function() { this.y = function() { } ... }—@ndw

Thursday at 10:09pm

wondering if/how XUL can be created dynamically—@ndw

Friday at 07:56am

watching the snow fall, canceling dinner reservations—@ndw

Friday at 09:17am

Don't poke yourself with any of those rusty things, @roessler—@ndw

Friday at 10:27am

XTech reviews, a deadline I didn't miss! Whee! Now if only I could attend <pout/>—@ndw

Friday at 01:38pm

Chin. For @monkchips. And for Friday.—@ndw

Friday at 03:26pm

Repeating yourself, aren't you @goern?—@ndw

Friday at 04:49pm

relaxing, watching the snow fall—@ndw

Saturday at 05:51pm

@amyvdh, I think FF3b3 is significantly faster, but the plugin situation's a bit of a (temporary) bummer—@ndw

Sunday at 12:28pm

Hacking DocBook: The Definitive Guide—@ndw

Sunday at 01:58pm

Sealing the kitchen tile: </reno> !!!—@ndw