The short-form week of 5–11 May 2014

12 May 2014

The week in review, 140 characters at a time.

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 10:15am

To renew my Flickr membership or not, that is the question.—@ndw

Tuesday at 10:15am

RT @statshero: #Privacy is not always just about you. #geotagging #conservation link via @AnthroPunk @thomaslevine—@ndw

Wednesday at 08:59am

Wrestling with a Saxon error msg, and the only thing I find on Google is a convo. between @ndw and @michaelhkay saying "yeah that's weird."—@chrisnitchie

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 07:43am

Is google-code-prettify the state of the art in client side syntax highlighting?—@ndw
@ndw is ok. Lacks line numbers though. is also ok. Matter of taste? —@gimsieke
@ndw Not sure, but I've always used - and had no problems with - —@chrisnitchie
@ndw I'm happy with @LeaVerou 's prism.js!—@tabatkins

Thursday at 03:37pm

RT @OhMeadhbh: we have 16 days to add 40k+ signatures on this net neutrality petition: (tell your friends!)—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 04:17pm

Near as I can tell, @tmobile's web site is unusable. In any browser. On any platform. Doesn't load. Has borked JS interactions. #uxfail —@ndw
@ndw Sorry for the inconvenience. We’re aware of the site and working to get everything back up. Contact us here ^ML—@TMobileHelp

Thursday at 04:44pm

RT @dangillmor: Amazon's patent for taking photos against white background shows US Patent Office's staggering incompetence… —@ndw

Friday at 07:14am

XML Stars, the journal is out! Stories via @ndw @james_clark @georgebina —@dominixml

In a conversation that started on Friday at 08:17am

Is there a gradle/groovy conditional equivalent to the "<available classname='...'>" construct in ant?—@ndw
@ndw Why not use ANT available from gradle? ant.available(classname: 'foo', property: 'hasFoo') if (['hasFoo']){ ... }—@madshansen3

Friday at 12:30pm

Programming is like Star Trek: you spend hours designing things like the Enterprise but forget all your shuttlecraft look like stupid boxes.—@holman

Friday at 12:46pm

I cannot reinforce this statement enough - especially in #education: Today's wisdom about QR codes: via @hughstephens —@dccp

Friday at 01:07pm

RT @peteaven: Lovin some #MarkLogic Semantics today, Making it So... —@ndw