BBC: Nude volleyball angers game makers.
Tim Ewald: "MSDN finally has official RSS feeds!" Excellent.
April fool snow. The joke's on me!
Nice joke Rick, but I plan to buy Google.
Hey since you guys know Cambridge so well, are there any good Chinese restaurants that deliver? I've got my head down programming tonight and I like to reward myself with Chinese food when I'm doing that.
Here's how my Start Menu-based news gator looks.
Hey there's an InfoWorld conference in Boston today.
Paolo Valdemarin, my friend from north Italy, drew a birthday cake for Scripting News, on the Web of course. Yummy!
Don Park: "XML is great because it draws people to look up at the sky and cause a great big pain in the neck."
Speaking of yummy
Thanks to Chris Pirillo for a psychic collaboration over huge geography. He suggested an RSS aggregator running in my Start menu, and now I have one. Pinch me. It's awesome. More later.
I also want to get this working on Mac. Is there an equivalent of this document for Mac OS X?
(BTW, I didn't used to like the word yummy but thanks to cute little Cassandra Goth in The Sims, I do now.)
How Macs do URL files
Thanks to Brent Simmons for sending the info.
File type: ilht, creator: MACS. The file suffix is .webloc.
It's an old-fashioned resource file. It has a 'url ' resource with an id of 256. That resource is just text, the URL to open.
Where to put the files? Brent understood exactly what I meant.
file.getSpecialFolderPath ("", "Desktop Folder", false)
Talking with Jim Moore yesterday, he said that more people see themselves as citizens of the world not of any specific country. It certainly is easier to do that now, and that's the argument for globalization, or the observation of globalization. Of course we're all citizens of the solar system, galaxy and universe. Carl Sagan and all that. (Douglas Adams.)
On this day six years ago I started Scripting News. Welcome to year seven of my humble weblog, and praise Murphy.
"It's even worse than it appears."
UserLand Software started in April 1988, fifteen years ago.
"Ask not what the Internet can do for you, ask what you can do for the Internet."
April has always been a productive month for me. It's the month of breakthroughs and new beginnings. Who knows what's going to happen this April. Not me.
One of the coolest searches on Google. Everyone has fun with a birthday cake, esp kids.
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