· Naughties
· · 2007
· · · August
· · · · 09 (2 entries)

Great Wall Protest · It was Canadians, two of them from Vancouver, who went and hoisted the “Free Tibet” poster on the Great Wall. What’s the point of having young people in the world if they don’t pull off looney stunts like this? I’m so proud of ’em. Here’s the <a href='http://www.cbc.ca/canada/story/2007/08/09/china-canadians.html'>CBC story</a>, the <a href='http://flickr.com/photos/greatwallaction/'>Flickr photos</a>, and first-person coverage in <a href='http://beijingwideopen.com/'>Beijing Wide Open</a> by Lhadon Tethong.
Sanitation · It’s amazing how issues float to the top of multiple minds independently. I’ve been spending a lot of time thinking about how to sanitize to-be-published data. Then Rob Sayre wrote <a href='http://blog.mozilla.com/rob-sayre/2007/08/06/interoperability-and-xss-mitigation/'>Interoperability and XSS Mitigation</a>; XSS stands for “cross-site scripting”, the main threat that you sanitize to avoid. Sam Ruby noticed got active: <a href='http://intertwingly.net/blog/2007/08/07/Interoperability-and-XSS-Mitigation'>Interoperability and XSS Mitigation</a> announced the <a href='http://wiki.whatwg.org/wiki/Sanitization_rules'>Sanitization rules</a> wiki-space. Microsoft’s Joe Cheng is worrying, too ...
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