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 Mr Pibb fan site.
A catalog of Dr. Pepper imitations.
Wednesday, April 21, 2004
Just look at it. It's cool.
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".
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?
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
Discussion of the evils of "null".