The short-form week of 2–8 Mar 2009

09 Mar 2009; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 21 messages in 17 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.

Tuesday at 07:17am

So, curious about Eee PC, I got to their website. Where I discover all navigation is flash. FAIL.—@ndw

Thursday at 08:51am

@MacHeist Yeah, I‚Äôll take a free copy of DEVONthink! #MacHeist #free—@ndw

Thursday at 08:51am

I feel like such a whore.—@ndw

Thursday at 09:10am

The most glaring XQuery weakness is modularity.—@ndw

Thursday at 09:11am

Well and the totally freaking broken default namespace issue.—@ndw

Thursday at 09:23am

@dpawson I did the MacHeist tweet for free software.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 09:44am

Go/no-go meeting for project I've worked on since November: THUNDERBIRDS ARE GO! Thank sweet fscking $DIETY—@ndw
@ndw $DIETY? Are you trying to thank your god, or your breakfast cereal?—@abcoates
@abcoates I'm sure how you got to breakfast cereal, but yeah, that one. The one I believe in.—@ndw
@ndw Oh, diet => cornflakes, right? too obscure? :-)—@abcoates
@abcoates It was $MUESLI this morning! :-)—@ndw

Thursday at 10:44am

‚ô∫Darwinian change we can believe in—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 12:35pm

It is frustrating to get css to behave with IE6!—@dannywahlquist
@dannywahlquist Frustrating. Yeah, that's a word for it.—@ndw

Thursday at 05:49pm

Anyone know of a tool that will dump the structure of a PDF? I've got bookmark issues, I'd like to see what the file says they should be.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 06:14pm

@ndw why is modularity a weakness?—@migueldemelo
@migueldemelo XQuery's lack of modularity (as compared, e.g., to XSLT's modular importing) is the weakness.—@ndw

Thursday at 09:32pm

‚ô∫@xmlcalabash Calabash 0.9.5 released—@ndw

Friday at 07:17am

The Moxi DVR looks interesting, but 00 interesting? I dunno.—@ndw

Friday at 07:18am

Uh, $800 interesting I meant. Shell substitution bites me in the *ss again.—@ndw

Friday at 09:31am

Debugging someone elses software by turning knobs (semi-randomly) in the input file hoping for better output. Fun. Not.—@ndw

Friday at 09:40am

PDF bookmarks work in Adobe Reader but not Apple Preview. My bug, or Apple's?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 11:19am

I am officially no longer part of the TAG. I'll be cheering from the sidelines, guys!—@ndw
@ndw Do you mean </TAG> ?—@abcoates
@abcoates @ndw or, TAGC for a more obscure SGML reference—@jtauber
@jtauber LOL! Now, *that's* funny.—@ndw