Archive: May 2003

I got an interesting email today. It being Saturday, this is a rare thing. Well, it’s a rare thing anyway, my email has been 90% spam since january, but this was interesting in a sort of XML-type way, so you…

It’s probably fair to say that there is an element of the online population who feel that the recent explosion of weblogs and the publicity it has recieved is undue. Furthermore, it has emerged that All Webloggers Are Teenage Girls.…

I have been convinced that permalinks should be nicer, and so they are now /journal/year/month/day/title. Happy now? 🙂 Edit: I’m not sure Pingback is working on the new permalinks yet. Could someone pingback me? I should also point out that…

Um. Someone has proposed a Perl Module for ESF. Golly

robots.txt is a file that ninty-nine percent of all search engines download from the root domain of a webserver and use it as instructions for what – and what not – to index. This is my robots.txt file:

See…

Today was a bad hardware day. It isn’t the first one of such. My computer seems to be preprogrammed to die just as I run out of money (See The Bad Fortnight starting there, and reading on until 24th). Today’s…

So, We have on the one hand Oh My God as Blanket calmly ignores the desires of thousands of citizens and moves the ID cards in under a new name and department, that of immigration control. I’m agreeing with Stuart…

I’ve been Spanish-Inquisitioning on this post all day. The draft of it started “I have three types of readers”, which quickly became “I have five” then “I have six”, then the heady heights of “I have seven”. Realising I have…

In one of those horrible domain things that we hate so much, Vaughan at Wherever You Are let go of his hold on his domain for long enough for an evil search portal to grab it. He has taken this…

Today is Eurovision. What is Eurovision, I hear you ask. Aha, I answer, it is thusly: The war is over. The tack has won. This is a celibrarion of the world’s greatest testiment to plastic music: Europop (Listen to that…