When
· 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 CBC sto­ry, the Flickr pho­tos, and first-person cov­er­age in Bei­jing Wide Open by Lhadon Tethong.
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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 In­ter­op­er­abil­i­ty and XSS Mit­i­ga­tion; XSS stands for “cross-site scripting”, the main threat that you san­i­tize to avoid. Sam Ru­by no­ticed got ac­tive: In­ter­op­er­abil­i­ty and XSS Mit­i­ga­tion an­nounced the San­i­ti­za­tion rules wiki-space. Microsoft’s Joe Cheng is wor­ry­ing, too ...
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