The short-form week of 1–7 Dec 2008

08 Dec 2008; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 37 messages in 29 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.

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 03:07pm

sta cucinando polenta—@8ball
@8ball will the Apple fairies fix @ndw 's VMWare Fusion 2 NAT problem?—@terrisCA
@terrisca Tried rebooting both host and guest, no change—@ndw

Monday at 03:13pm

Where the frick do I get the WebKit SDK so that 'import WebKit' will work in Python?—@ndw

Monday at 03:39pm

Software update on my other laptop seems completely wedged. I wonder how long I should wait?—@ndw

Monday at 03:39pm

It has said Installing 5 items/Configuring Installation for the better part of 30 minutes now with no apparent progress—@ndw

Monday at 04:32pm

Why can't my VMWare guest see the outside world? Sigh. Is it time for a drink yet?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 08:53am

posit: hypermedia as the ONLY engine of app state is overrated. Is knowing url patterns so different from knowing link semantics?—@gdaniels
@gdaniels Yes. It puts undo constraints on URI delegation—@ndw
@ndw : undue - right?—@dims
@dims Uhm. Yeah. :-)—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 09:12am

so love taking the train down the coast! Reminds me how much I want a boat someday.—@gdaniels
@gdaniels If I deleg. part of my addr. sp. to you, I shouldn't put constraints. Nor should there be constraints on what I can deleg.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 07:09pm

trying yet again to like emacs—@danbri
@danbri There is One True Editor and Emacs is its name—@ndw

Wednesday at 07:09am

It's easy to forget how beautiful the sunrise—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 12:20pm

Java code to do HTTP Digest authentication? #lazytweet—@ndw
@ruidlopes I'll see. I wonder if the Java5 version supports Digest, or if it's time to move to Java6—@ndw
@ndw Are you looking for client or server side Digest Auth?—@jimancona
@jancona Client side—@ndw

Wednesday at 01:55pm

Yeah, maybe it's time to stop rolling my own and just use Apache HttpClient—@ndw

Wednesday at 03:33pm

Codin'. Codin' hard.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 03:34pm

Been on a quest for a church key. All supermarkets near me: FAIL. May have to order one from Amazon or somewhere. Bizarre!—@xmlgrrl
@xmlgrrl An' your gonna hafta esplain "church key" to about a dozen peeps. Not me, though.—@ndw

Wednesday at 08:49pm

Fucking Nazi hotel login pages that resize my browser: burn in the fires of hell—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:19pm

Ok. Perhaps I my reaction was disproportionate to the offense. But jeez, why do all hotel registration pages suck so much?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 09:37pm

@stephenfry I've just realized that Stephen Fry and I are both in NYC! Going out to find him would be wrong, right?—@ndw
@ndw tonight that would be bad as it seems @stephenfry is keeping company with sinister priests—@dcm
@dcm I don't believe in the super natural, so I'm not afraid of priests. It was just struck by the sudden realization that we're colocated!—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:48pm

I don't seriously expect him to pay any attention to me, but I'm definitely a fan.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 10:36pm

More coding or go get a drink and go to sleep?—@ndw
@ndw get a drink, then more coding. Just make sure to test it again tomorrow when you're sober/awake. 8-)—@shanecurcuru
@shanecurcuru Heh.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 10:44pm

I don't think that there will be many tourists staying in the Taj for years. Those terrorists know what little they need to do.—@terrisCA
@terrisca So, good rates at the Taj? How brave am I?—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:45pm

I suppose a salient question is: anyone near midtown NYC want to get a drink?—@ndw

Wednesday at 11:14pm

Hotel wifi has suddenly become 300 baud slow. Maybe it really is time to go get that drink—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 04:55am

Up at 4am, coding away. But I'll pay for this later...—@ndw
@ndw Oh man. Did an all-nighter the other day to release Reddy. Took about three days to overcome. Healthy sleep patterns are important.—@tommorris
@tommorris I can't do all nighters. I went to sleep just after midnight, but got up really early :-)—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 06:47am

Googling "church key".—@roessler
@roessler That'd be a bottle opener to most of us.—@ndw
@ndw, is your SVN commit to twitter code available somewhere?—@windley
@windley Not handy. Ping me again next week and I'll see if I can get it up.—@ndw

Thursday at 06:49am

Threads. FTW!—@ndw

Thursday at 07:41pm

Retweet @xmlcalabash: XML Calabash 0.9.2 released—@ndw

Thursday at 08:10pm

Riding the train towards home, sucking bits through a cocktail straw.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 09:06am

I like coffee so strong that I can't see the bottom of my cup, my teeth get perma-stained & I need duct tape to keep from shaking apart—@SaraD
@SaraD If you can see the bottom of the cup, it isn't coffee.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 04:54pm

it's nearly cocktail hour...after a long week, that ruby red cosmo is going to tasty mighty good....prosit!—@sabineocker
@sabineocker Hell, yeah! There's Bombay martini calling me seductively. I have no plans to resist.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 04:59pm

</day></week><weekend><martini/>...—@ndw
@ndw <cocktail_hour><martini id="1">yum</martini> <martini id="2">yum</martini> <martini id="3">burp ...—@sabineocker
@sabineocker The martini rule: one isn't enough, two is too many.—@ndw