The short-form week of 9–15 Mar 2015

16 Mar 2015; last modified 06 Apr 2015

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.

In a conversation that started on Thursday at 01:23pm

@ndw Is it possible to feed the output of a <p:xslt> step and insert it into the <c:body> of a <p:http-request>? #Xproc —@taegyunKK
@taegyunKK Certainly. Though it depends exactly what you want to do. You can use p:wrap to put a c:body around the output.—@ndw
@ndw @xquery illustration of what I'm trying to achieve.. feed the last <p:xslt> step output into the <c:body> —@taegyunKK
@taegyunKK @ndw yes use p:template step, as described here —@xquery

In a conversation that started on Monday at 08:16am

@j4 You could spin up a test identity or two and run some tests. That might give more authentic answers than any docs.—@ndw
@ndw That's what I'm doing, but I'm crowdsourcing my test identities from among my friends. ;-)—@j4

Monday at 03:05pm

"Cars offer illusion that each individual can seek his or her own benefit at expense of everyone else." —André Gorz —@grescoe

Wednesday at 02:54am

Best slide I've seen about companies that don't do remote as default. They'll all die eventually - not soon enough. —@jen20

Wednesday at 06:38am

RT @t: js;dr = JavaScript required; Didn’t Read. Pages that are empty without JS: dead to history (archive-org), ... —@ndw

Wednesday at 09:20am

Many seem to think remote work guarantees poor communication. Folks rarely remember how dysfunctional in-office communication can be.—@tdhopper

Wednesday at 08:21pm

That awkward moment when you're at -1 characters in a tweet and need to decide what crime against language to commit to make it fit.—@franklinveaux

Wednesday at 09:13pm

@taegyunKK: '@ndw @xquery illustration of what I'm trying to achieve.. feed the…, see more —@sedna_db

Wednesday at 10:48pm

RT @standupmaths: We'll look at that: I made a new video. #piday —@ndw

Wednesday at 10:51pm

@mnot @AlecMuffett I was wondering the same thing. And contemplating a martini. But which gin?—@ndw

Thursday at 08:23pm

By the time I'd managed to collect an infinite number of monkeys nobody made typewriters anymore—@boobygraffoe

Thursday at 10:06pm

Thursday at 11:43pm

RT @hcayless: THERE IS NO JUSTICE. THERE IS JUST US. RIP Terry Pratchett.—@ndw

Friday at 02:17pm

"Please contact the server administrator, you@your.address and inform them..." very classy there holdmail(dot)usps(dot)com.—@ndw

Friday at 04:33pm

The hard problems in CS might be off by one errors and naming things, but the hard problems in software engineering are all people problems.—@ReinH

Friday at 11:19pm

@jclip Happy travels!—@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 09:24am

@briansuda happened to me on a JAL flight from Bangkok to Tokyo. In the end the put me in business class so it worked out ok :-)—@ndw
@ndw I did complain to customer service. They said only business and economy comfort seats were left so I got bumped up… To comfort.—@briansuda

Sunday at 04:41pm

Tom Cotton and Ted Cruz are living, breathing examples of how Ivy League education does not in itself imply or confer actual intelligence.—@scalzi

Sunday at 09:40pm

RT @denyreligion: There Is No God (And You Know It) #atheism —@ndw

In a conversation that started on Sunday at 09:46pm

@robinberjon Happy birthday!—@ndw
@ndw Thank you Norm!—@robinberjon

Sunday at 09:57pm

@ndw The "least odious" alternative is the God Fiction. Glorious! Is there a best odious, or no odious, or "let's just wing" the odious?—@pcarey

Sunday at 10:13pm

Ranting New Yorker Daily is out! Stories via @ndw @InquisitrLife @bunniboila —@RantingNYer

Tuesday at 10:36am

RT @megaumen: Help me prove my students wrong! Go retweet!! —@ndw