Monthly Archives: February 2004

The longest day

After several weeks of talk, a small team finally got together to do some serious writing. I have to say, I don’t think we’d have been able to pull off what we did without three things: a bunch of powerbooks, … Continue reading

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Swarm

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The Daffodils

I WANDER’D lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host of golden daffodils, Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Ok, … Continue reading

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Free Software Fascism

Leo Simmons urges you to “not use the GPL or LGPL for software you write“. He gives some reasonable justification for his policy. Not sure I agree, but he has his reasons. One of the comments below his post is … Continue reading

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Word rant

I love Microsoft Word. If I try and insert Autotext “page X of Y”, the entire Autotext menu is for some reason in German. None of my other menu items are in German, mind you. In what twisted, screwed up, … Continue reading

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Something wicked this way comes…

Run away, run away. Paul is getting into this whole blogging thing. Find him at his temporary site of http://paulrussell.dyndns.org/blog/ for now. So as one old friend joins the 21st century … bumped into another old friend last night in … Continue reading

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Mac toys

Yet more of the what’s on my powerbook? since Gianugo has also made the switch. Here’s that I can’t live without this week. First and foremost, life is great and it’s Konfabulator’s fault. Thanks to stega for pointers to that. … Continue reading

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Carp

So, long queue of blog posts to make, and serious lack of time in which to make them in (or rather to polish them into coherent sentences). The short version: writing up something for something that’s covered by an NDA, … Continue reading

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Eclipse, Cocoon, Ant

This one’s for David. Building Cocoon projects in Eclipse from the build.xml making use of Cocoon’s XConfPatch task, you need to: Right-click on build.xml, select “Run Ant” In “Classpath”, select “Add Folder…” and navigate to /path/to/your/cocoon/tools/anttasks Optionally set Ant Home … Continue reading

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Accessibility

Trying to access the English Heritage web site earlier using Safari on the Mac, I got this deeply amusing (in a “that’s so annoying you have to laugh” kind of way) error message: If you are a Mac user with … Continue reading

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