The short-form week of 9–15 Mar 2009

16 Mar 2009; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 14 messages in 14 conversations. (With 1 favorite.)

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 04:24pm

People say writing in XML sucks. Writing in Word *sucks way more*. No structure and it's all so bleeding tedious.—@ndw

Monday at 04:35pm

So, the API just changed? He asks on twitter, knowing there's some crossover.—@ndw

Monday at 08:21pm

Twitter is to blogging what TV dinner is to cooking.—@avernet

Tuesday at 11:50am

@dims Good grief.—@ndw

Tuesday at 11:53am

‚ô∫@dims We know it's illegal but we're doing it anyway. Feh. And I worry about standards. #msdn—@ndw

Wednesday at 09:35pm

@kurt_cagle Nice XProc piece. I'll add a comment or two when I get a chance—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 07:34am

"For interoperability, later versions of XML (i.e. XML 1.1 or Fifth Edition or later XML 1.0) must not be used"—@al3xbrown
@al3xbrown That seems overly cautious to me. 1.1 maybe, but I expect 5e to be perfectly safe for 99% of users now and everyone soon enough.—@ndw

Thursday at 03:12pm

@guppywon What exactly did the guppy win?—@ndw

Friday at 05:22pm

After 4 months of my almost undivided attention, I believe I'm "finished" with the big proj I've been working on.—@ndw

Friday at 05:25pm

It was fun. It was hard work. It was exhausting. I'm proud of the result, which is getting excited, uniformly positive feedback.—@ndw

Friday at 05:25pm

MarkLogic server kicks *ss.—@ndw

Friday at 05:28pm

I can haz blog time now (write & read)? No, prep for XML Prague first! Cool ideas for real-world XProc pipelines. Come and see, won't you?—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 05:38pm

If the economy is not scary enough for you, they are showing the director's cut of "Alien" at the Clay theater at midnight tonight.—@robc2
@robc2 any idea what's different about the director's cut? Alien is still possibly the scariest movie I've seen.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 04:13am

I am worried that videos seem to be slowly replacing text on the web. That's bad! I Videos are not good web citizens... And I prefer text!—@evlist
@evlist You and me both. Can't skim vid like text and I'm reluctant to yield several minutes of my undivided attention to random vids.—@ndw