Week ending Sunday 2012/06/24

Monday 05:01 · United is still borked, months post-merger: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/06/18/United-Still-Borked [Original.]

Tuesday 16:18 · Strings occurring in the Chrome/Android User-agent: Mozilla, Linux, Android, AppleWebKit, KHTML, Gecko, Chrome, Safari. *snickers* [Original.]

Wednesday 07:39 · Being efficient sucks, sometimes: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/06/16/Efficiency [Original.]

Wednesday 11:38 · Looking for Latin legal help: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/06/20/Latin-Scholar-451 [Original.]

Wednesday 13:51 · US Olympic Committee vs knitters: www.fakoriginal.comhttp/www.fakoriginal.com/foughts/?p=2859 I’m betting on the knitters. [Original.]

Thursday 07:10 · @brokep You might have allies with grey hair. But not if you say stupid things like that. [Original, responding to @brokep.]

Thursday 15:34 · Enjoying the improved Javadocs in the re-spun d.a.c. site, e.g. developer.android.com/reference/android/widget/ListAdapter.html [Original.]

Thursday 22:33 · Listening to “The Diamond Sea” by Sonic Youth. Really superior stuff. [Original.]

Thursday 23:10 · Hey, a good photographer got into the backstreets of Shanghai: members.iinet.net.au/~derbyc/12/12_06/12_06_shanghai/index.htm [Original.]

Friday 19:24 · Don’t know who the LA Coffee Club are, but, well… lacoffeeclub.com/451/ [Original.]

Friday 19:47 · United is so deeply, hideously broken. Sitting in the SFO lounge listening to passengers with problems weeping and cursing at United reps. [Original.]

Friday 19:49 · Also: I always used to pay up for Economy+, but they’ve forgotten how to collect. If I were a trader I’d be shorting me some $UAL. [Original.]

Friday 22:10 · @bayprogrammer www.tbray.org/ongoing/misc/Colophon [Original, responding to @bayprogrammer.]

Saturday 09:09 · @bayprogrammer Mostly written in 2002; wouldn’t use perl today. [Original, responding to @bayprogrammer.]

Saturday 09:33 · @acoyne There’s a “reverse” switch on your microwave, just reach around behind. [Original, responding to @acoyne.]

Saturday 13:33 · @HoraceBoothroyd Re IETF; petition probably not a good idea, but late-July meeting open to all, see t.co/pGUT1Eqx. [Original, responding to @HoraceBoothroyd.]

Saturday 17:01 · @romannurik SwipeDismissListViewTouchListener - now that’s an enterprise-ready class name. [Original, responding to @romannurik.]

Saturday 19:09 · A review to remember: “… stretches and breaks like Comic Sans on Silly Putty…” www.amazon.com/review/R2MVKTAYTXQ6L7 [Original.]

Sunday 10:26 · Ninth year of blogging and I haven’t figured out how not to obsess about commas. [Original.]

Sunday 10:31 · Review of “Redshirts”, which I loved: www.tbray.org/ongoing/When/201x/2012/06/24/Redshirts Also, author Scalzi on publishing success in 2012: whatever.scalzi.com/2012/06/21/how-to-build-a-new-york-times-bestseller-or-maybe-not/ [Original.]

Sunday 12:17 · Been so busy, this is first #euro2012 game I’ve watched. They’ve all been as lively as England-Italy, right? Predict: 1-1, penalties. [Original.]

Sunday 13:00 · @rcarmo Nope, no judgment calls there. [Original, responding to @rcarmo.]

Sunday 13:00 · Which side’s fans are doing the endless “Seven Nation Army”? #euro2012 [Original.]


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