Category Archives: lazy web

tools: atom and atompub

I just had a realization that I’ve been trying to invent ATOM and the Atom Publishing Protocol. I’ve been pining for web services, and a standardized way for representing resources and URI publishing patterns. I wanted it to work with storage engines of my choosing (eg, mercurial) so that I could use my favorite tools […]

germinal: idea: todo: closing a gap with dbus and python

There is an unnatural separation in many common computing environments between “web space” and “local space”. They are both equally foreign to users (meaning we aren’t evolutionarily equipped with tools for natively manipulating these spaces, and we aren’t indigenous to them), and so making a distinction between them doesn’t help us use them. There are […]

bad microsoft technology

I don’t know about other people, but overall my experience with Microsoft technology has been a bad one. The api’s feel …just… gross. I much prefer the GTK api for my gui stuff. Anyway, this post is just to note that IE7 seems to have broken the rebar SendMessage() with the message RB_GETBKCOLOR. I had […]