July 30, 2002
You’re frustrated, not just by the lack of proper font management under OS X, but by Adobe’s questionably dubious decision not to develop a native version of ATM for your new operating system of choice. Sure, they gave you freshly tweaked and prettied-up versions of Photoshop and InDesign to run barefoot through that unfettered Quartz-ational … Read the rest of this item
Why on earth would anyone want to eat utensils? That’s what I was thinking to myself as I innocently clicked the link. It turned out to be just another reading comprehension accident on my part. Beware the dangers of ploughing through mounds of questionable sentence structure without benefit of proper head protection.
The available domain name of the week is snaggleteeth.com
July 29, 2002
What do you suppose Apple has crawling up and down their sleeve when they apply for a trademark registration on the word Junkyard? The description of the goods and/or services pertaining to this application pretty cover anything they have shipped or could ship out the door. And it’s not exactly a customer-facing term is it? … Read the rest of this item
That snarky little gem of a web server, MacHTTP went beta 10 over the weekend, sneaking one step closer to the official version 2.5 release. A couple more fixes. A couple more tweaks. Still a tiny footprint. But wait a darn minute, there’s now a customized version of MacHTTP that works specifically as a web-based … Read the rest of this item
July 26, 2002
Pinched blue tarpaulin and caution tape. 4th Avenue Southwest, Calgary.
You know, people actually read this site. Want proof? A little bird named Bob Sawyer let me know via email that he has a simple PHP-based RSS parser script available to all that takes all the useless data we’ve been talking about and converts it to a more useful format. Nifty. And yes Ian, I … Read the rest of this item
July 25, 2002
Regarding yesterday’s pronouncement that you could now access an RSS feed of this weblog, friend Ian wrote: “RSS… that’s great… how can I use it? Data is useless without tools to make sense of it…” Well, of course it’s useless on it’s own, silly. However, I’m currently just supplying the content, not the tools to … Read the rest of this item
July 24, 2002
A sign of things to come, or the result of a need to continue sprucing things up around here? Whatever the reason, it was dead simple to do and there is now an official RSS feed available for this site. Go ahead. Subscribe and publish. I dare you.
July 23, 2002
The available domain name of the week is metalstock.com