Saturday, April 24, 2004

I just heard my 2-year old speak with a recognizably British accent, in imitation of a commercial for "Angelina Ballerina". She's also picked up saying "let me have a go at it!" when she wants to try something new.

Friday, April 23, 2004

The Ultimate PiBB Site

The Mr Pibb fan site.

Not Quite What the Doctor Ordered

A catalog of Dr. Pepper imitations.

Wednesday, April 21, 2004

Map of the Market

Just look at it. It's cool.

Internet Explorer Is Unable to Open Office Documents from an SSL Web Site

Work-related, but maybe interesting for everybody else. The meat of the article is that if your website tries to serve up Word or Excel files (or, as far as I can tell, other kinds of binary files like maybe PDF) over SSL, you'd better not disable caching with "Cache-Control: no-cache".

The Common Gateway Interface - RFC Project Page

This is the repository for the effort (reactivated in November of 1997) to turn the de facto Common Gateway Interface "standard" into an actual Informational RFC. The current effort has been based upon a draft composed by David Robinson, and much of his work has survived. That draft expired in July of 1997, however

Page was last updated in August 2001.

Why do they bother to say that their logo was borrowed from the original CGI project at NCSA, without also explaining that NCSA stole it from Pink Floyd in the first place?

The Common Gateway Interface Specification

Good ole CGI. Lots of later web technologies (Servlets, ColdFusion, etc.) define their API by comparing it with the CGI environment variables.

Friday, April 09, 2004

Null Considered Harmful

Discussion of the evils of "null".

Thursday, April 08, 2004

some pages to check out when they recover from the Slashdot effect..