The short-form week of 4–10 Jul 2011

11 Jul 2011

The week in review, 140 characters at a time. This week, 17 messages in 15 conversations. (With 4 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.

Wednesday at 01:42am

@bortzmeyer: +++ATH walks into a bar, you mean ?—@regnauld

Wednesday at 11:08am

Ship must be routing packets through a German ISP. Everyone still thinks I'm in Germany. I agreed to something Google asked. I think.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Wednesday at 11:41am

#XProc in #scala. Concurrency with actors or streamability by compiling down to #Saxon pipelines? If you had to pick only one...—@ndw
@ndw How about Akka, distributed Actors for Scala - im itching to use them...—@adamretter
@adamretter For v.next, I think it's a question of passing around full XDMs w/actors or trying to build lower-level streams.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 06:51am

xdmp:gsd()—@peteaven
@peteaven Oh! That does sound like a useful function. I'll try it as soon as xdmp:vacation() returns false()—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 06:52am

@ndw try logging on to Google with your gmail address now... it may be open again, & invites may be working again—@jeffsonstein
@jeffsonstein not me, at least not yet.—@ndw
@ndw oh well... fwiw you are nr 1 in my 'get invite out queue—@jeffsonstein

Thursday at 11:19am

Reservations at Paul Bocuse and a head cold. Great timing on my part. #not #pout #cancelled #regrets—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Friday at 04:01am

This is quite stunning “@JeniT: Hixie on microdata/RDFa task force: http://t.co/BzC7Nbg—@kendall
@kendall @JeniT Stunning? It's utterly typical.—@ndw

Friday at 03:07pm

http://t.co/FNepzEp is unsurprising since the whole debt crisis is a bipartisan farce to give the rich more more more of everything.—@kendall

Friday at 03:12pm

There's no other conclusion: Obama is, more or less, a socially liberal, Reaganite Republican. That's not why I vote Democratic Party. :(—@kendall

Friday at 11:26pm

RT @borkborkbork: RT @gregorthecat: Total lifetime cost of space shuttle program was $196 billion vs AIG bailout alone cost $182 billion.—@yoonkit

Sunday at 02:08pm

Hello IAD.—@ndw

Sunday at 02:37pm

Once more through the passport, baggage, security, transfer gate gauntlet... Just shy of 90 minutes. Completely possible.—@ndw

Sunday at 03:32pm

Made it. Just. Connections through IAD are the suck.—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 05:12pm

Arrived BDL. Almost home. Now what is this work thing you speak of tomorrow?—@ndw
@ndw We've been setting aside the ugly bugs for you...since you'll be fresh as a daisy tomorrow.—@collwhit
@collwhit Aww. That's sweet; you missed me. But I think I'll call in sick tomorrow. *cough* *cough*—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 07:04pm

Still no google+ for me. Ah, well, I'm still on #vacation so who cares?—@ndw
@ndw I've got invites if you need 'em dm me your gmail—@christo4ferris