The short-form week of 5–11 Jul 2010

12 Jul 2010; last modified 13 Mar 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 24 messages in 23 conversations. (With 3 favorites.)

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 09:41am

Cycling shoes in US size 15 are not easy to find.—@ndw
@ndw awesome. I sport the same size. Let me know whatcha find. Last time I looked I found some thru zappos.—@peteaven
@peteaven Zappos has some 14s but I'm lead to believe cycling shoes run small. Still, safe to try with #Zappos, I suppose.—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:53am

metaflac+id3v2+XML+XSLT+CSV+Excel+Perl=finally having my music metadata sorted.—@ndw

Tuesday at 01:26pm

Neither Tweetie nor Twitterrific are working today? The universe came to an end and here's me working away not even noticing.—@ndw

Tuesday at 01:27pm

Switching horses: -XQuery WG +XSL WG #w3c #xquery #xslt—@ndw

Tuesday at 03:17pm

United wants a FOUR HUNDRED dollar co-pay to upgrade IAD-LHR *with miles*. Good grief. Economy it is, then.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Tuesday at 04:05pm

Should this be integrated into DocBook stylesheets for displaying math in all browsers? My answer is: yes—@jirkakosek
@jirkakosek Sounds cool to me.—@ndw

Tuesday at 07:14pm

Just realized when I visit San Carlos next week, I won't see @peteaven. #bummer—@ndw

Wednesday at 08:31am

Discovered "off-site backups" have been in my office since April. Sometimes Murphy blinks.—@ndw

Wednesday at 10:39am

I'm serious, Adobe, go away: sudo rm /Library/LaunchAgents/com.adobe.AAM.Updater-1.0.plist—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 01:03am

another 15 minutes of my life wasted to xml namespces—@eedeebee
@eedeebee Yes, but think of the hours they've saved you.—@ndw

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

whenever I play 'solicitor' and read legal documents, I think I am reviewing cobol code written by javascript developers .....—@xquery
@xquery The original "obfuscated English" contest.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 12:58am

@xmlgrrl @ndw Spent some time over last couple of days exploring social circle overlap with Arofan Gregory. Your names came up!—@JeniT
@JeniT @xmlgrrl Heh. Old time SGMLers all.—@ndw

Friday at 09:56am

It only takes a pound to seriously piss off a supermarket ...—@stephenfry

Friday at 03:14pm

Hey! My XML 2010 paper on DocBook assemblies was accepted! Come and say hi!—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Saturday at 03:11am

D&D is *dangerous*!—@timbray
@timbray No where near as dangerous as the alternative. "Wherever they burn books they will also, in the end, burn human beings."—@ndw

Saturday at 03:11pm

Aurgh! IntelliJ code completion works for clearly public method getErrorCodeQName, but compile complains 'cannot find symbol method'. WTF!?—@ndw

Saturday at 03:24pm

Re: compiler. Nevermind. Dependency order problem. Resolved.—@ndw

Sunday at 08:06am

Prime numbers composed entirely of the digit one (in # digits): 2 (11), 19, 23, 317, 1031. Lengths all prime. Interesting.—@mikeloukides

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

At BDL bound for SFO by way of IAD.—@ndw
@ndw Off to the MarkLogic mothership?—@abcoates
@abcoates Yep, just for a few days.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 12:39pm

This little biotch ate an ENTIRE sausage off the kitchen counter this am!—@donttrythis
@donttrythis Silly human. Never leave a sausage on the counter.—@ndw

Sunday at 03:54pm

Why are there all these big crowds of people in the airport hallways? Ah. Bars with televisions. #getoutofmy!?ingwayplease—@ndw

Sunday at 06:23pm

ALL STAFF: If you see a gangly man in a bowtie step out of a blue box SHOOT ON SIGHT. Do NOT let him monologue or touch anything. #doctorwho—@DeathStarPR

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 10:30pm

Note to self: Payless car rental is *way* offsite from SFO. Avoid in future.—@ndw
@ndw What's not way offsite at SFO? Takes an hour just to go to the rental line to wait in.—@eliasisrael
@eliasisrael The offsite building at the end of the train is one thing. Payless is a shuttle ride *beyond that*.—@ndw