Week ending Sunday 2008/06/22

Monday 0:09 · Is @_why notable? Mu. [Original.]

Monday 0:13 · I thought Doonesbury was coming off re-runs today, June 16. Hmph. [Original.]

Monday 0:39 · I wonder if anyone has ever been interested in anyone else's tweets about their running or weightlifting or stretching. Keep it to yourself. [Original.]

Monday 9:35 · Hmm, Mail.app is starting up in freeze-with-beachball mode after an OS X crash. Monday without mail seems all wrong. I think this is serious [Original.]

Monday 9:53 · Mail is rebuilding itself: "Imported 3149 of 106824 messages". Sigh. [Original.]

Monday 11:24 · I should lose my temper on my blog more often. It seems to start high-quality conversations. [Original.]

Monday 13:37 · Hey @gnat, I'll tip you off in advance next time I get really pissed about something. [Original.]

Monday 14:44 · @Br3ndaBot: Who put the bop in the bop doo-wop doo-wop? [Original, responding to @Br3ndaBot.]

Monday 14:51 · Did summer vacation start when I wasn't looking? My email and phone seem to be connected to a black hole. [Original.]

Monday 15:33 · Out erranding, the radio played "New Orleans is sinking" and then the G&R version of "Live & Let Die". Enjoying guitar-induced nerve buzz. [Original.]

Monday 16:14 · What's the cool hotel for OSCON? Assuming it's already booked out, what else is not-too-bad? [Original.]

Tuesday 7:24 · Wow, truce in Gaza: news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7459200.stm [Original.]

Tuesday 7:28 · This local news story is impossibly weird: single human feet keep washing up on shore. Five feet, no clues: www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2008/06/16/bc-fifth-foot-found.html?ref=rss [Original.]

Tuesday 11:22 · Microsoft's SOA strategy embraces UML: www.theregister.co.uk/2008/06/17/microsoft_uml_oslo/ - It's not necrophilia if you're both dead. [Original.]

Tuesday 12:14 · So, this FF3 thing people are all excited about? Turns out it's another web browser. [Original.]

Tuesday 12:29 · JMS + REST, interesting: bill.burkecentral.com/2008/06/16/resteasy-mom-an-exercise-in-jax-rs-restful-ws-design/ [Original.]

Tuesday 16:33 · Mike Johnson's influential and controversial top-10-new-cameras list: theonlinephotographer.typepad.com/the_online_photographer/spring-2008-top-ten-new-c.html [Original.]

Tuesday 18:01 · I so hate autoconf, libtool, and friends. [Original.]

Tuesday 19:49 · I reported 2 Ruby bugs and 1 for NetBeans today. Admittedly, I may have been trying to avoid tedious work that I *should've* been doing. [Original.]

Wednesday 1:06 · @lrz gets lucky with Generational Garbage Collection and Chad's eyebrows... that man Should Not Be Trusted With A Camera. [Original, responding to @lrz.]

Wednesday 7:15 · Elegant short essay (not by me): "Blue Ray": blogs.sun.com/bblfish/entry/blue_ray [Original.]

Wednesday 9:28 · @reborg Watch out for i18n issues on String#strip [snicker] [Original, responding to @reborg.]

Wednesday 15:18 · OMG, another foot washes up, that makes 6: www.cbc.ca/canada/british-columbia/story/2008/06/18/bc-sixth-foot-found.html [Original.]

Wednesday 15:21 · @codinghorror Check out Jake Shimabukuro, srsly: www.jakeshimabukuro.com/?t=audio [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

Wednesday 22:12 · MacRumors posting alleged Rogers Canadian iPhone plans: www.macrumors.com/2008/06/19/rogers-to-introduce-cheaper-data-plans-in-canada/ [Original.]

Thursday 9:11 · Aquamacs 1.4 ftw: aquamacs.org/press-release-1.4.shtml [Original.]

Thursday 16:51 · Major missed goatse opportunity: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/200x/2008/06/19/Colonoscopy [Original.]

Thursday 17:09 · Congrats to Israel & Hamas for the courage to try a Gaza ceasefire on for size. Good luck, they'll need it. [Original.]

Thursday 21:51 · @dsifry I found the Armstrong/prag book OK. And there's not much else. [Original, responding to @dsifry.]

Thursday 22:15 · @dsifry I had the impression there was only one. Anyhow, whatever the first thing you find is when you go looking. MacPorts has it. [Original, responding to @dsifry.]

Friday 7:11 · Java finally 100% de-encumbered (blogs.sun.com/webmink/entry/free_compatible_java_at_last) less than 2 years from the 2006/11/12 announcement; way quicker than I thought. [Original.]

Friday 13:01 · Completed backing out a large 95%-failed refactoring. Cathartic but not happy-making. [Original.]

Friday 13:45 · Snuck home for an hour to watch an hour of Croatia-Turkey. What a waste of time. [Original.]

Friday 17:16 · It's nice that NetBeans now does proper Apache C-coding indentation, but my latest svn commit thinks every line in the program changed, sigh [Original.]

Friday 17:19 · @jzawodn If you read my blog from yesterday you'll know that I can top your dilation problems... [Original, responding to @jzawodn.]

Friday 17:32 · Tsukuba, where the world's Rubyists are now gathering, is a really exciting and beautiful place. Well, actually not. [Original.]

Saturday 12:10 · Pre-game Prediction: Russia is so doomed. Now: Gosh, they look pretty good. [Original.]

Saturday 19:41 · WTF, NYT still shipping Atom 0.3? Gimme a #$%! break [Original.]

Sunday 22:20 · Listening to my birthday present - Simone Dinnerstein playing the Goldbergs. So far, very slowly. [Original.]

Sunday 23:42 · @codinghorror Um, just want to place strong disagreement on the record. TDD is the single greatest advance in SW technology in my lifetime. [Original, responding to @codinghorror.]

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