The short-form week of 8–14 Dec 2008

15 Dec 2008; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 16 messages in 14 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 10:44pm

Twelve hours of XQuery+jQuery FTW...but blogging now and having a couple of beers—@ndw

Monday at 11:43pm

Trying to understand Jersey(.dev.java.net)—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:50pm

Tuesday at 10:52pm

Apache httpclient, Sun Jersey, or roll my own?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 01:05pm

I'm upgrading to #Nagios 3 from 2 today—@terrisCA
@terrisca I dunnow about the Christmas tree, but I'm all for removing the slogan—@ndw
@ndw Me too, I wonder how long it will take to get rid of In God we Trust and "One Nation, Under God"..I think "Under" is the worst actually—@terrisCA
@terrisca Not in my lifetime is my bet. Irrespective of the fact that I am neither under nor trusting.—@ndw

Thursday at 02:01pm

Oh crud. Up-arrow-up-arrow-enter in my VM just selected 'shutdown -r now' not 'emacs redirect.conf' as I had imagined it would—@ndw

Friday at 02:58pm

Pondering the merits of trying to cook up an XProc/Calabash talk for #OSCON—@ndw

Saturday at 04:04pm

Hey! Java! Installing the Yahoo toolbar without asking makes you an ass—@ndw

Saturday at 04:27pm

But, Java, telling me you installed the Yahoo toolbar when you apparently didn't just makes you careless—@ndw

Sunday at 01:21pm

Note to self: it's in Ant and {} in XQuery.—@ndw

Sunday at 01:21pm

Note to self: it's ${foo} in Ant and {$foo} in XQuery.—@ndw

Sunday at 01:22pm

Second note to self: you have to escape $-signs in command arguments—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 09:54pm

Am I allowed to issue an HTTP POST with an empty message body?—@ndw
@ndw Sure, nothing in HTTP constrains the Content-Length.—@timbray
@timbray Thanks, Tim. That's what I thought, but it wasn't immediately obvious from RFC 2616 (to me, anyway, tonight)—@ndw

Sunday at 10:13pm

Thanks, folks. That's what I thought.—@ndw