Monthly Archives: September 2002

Challenges

The way of dealing with the stress of the interviewing process is NOT to sit in front of the computer, becoming frustrated at the BS associated with RSS. I need to work on the RDF book, true, but I’m also … Continue reading

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Interviews

There are few things I dislike more than interviewing for new gigs, especially in a town where you don’t know the consulting companies, and don’t have contacts. However, my name has now been submitted for several longish contracts at some … Continue reading

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Name that Space

The fluff about namespaces in RSS 2.0 seems to have boiled down to: the major version number should have warned everyone that this version of the specification isn’t compatible with previous versions. The solution: generate both sets of Userland RSS … Continue reading

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Kick own Butt — the Elephant marches on

Well, I was feeling sorry for myself earlier until my friends told me to lay off and ‘quitcherbellyachin’ — sort of. In particular, Loren reminded me that rather than being out hiking in the woods, or at the St. Louis … Continue reading

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The Hunt for the Wild MT Documenters

Jonathon Delacour and Allan Moult have started their Movable Type Documentation posts. If ThreadNeedle had existed, this tool would be perfect for tracking their work, as well as ancilliary writing and posts related to their generous efforts. I know it’s … Continue reading

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RSS, XML, and Namespaces – Oh My!

Dave writes that the use of namespaces is fundamentally flawed because the hasty introduction of namespaces into RSS 2.0 generated problems with several aggregators: If this is true, we can’t design using namespaces until: 1. All the parsers are fixed, … Continue reading

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RSS, XML, and Namespaces – Oh My!

Dave writes that the use of namespaces is fundamentally flawed because the hasty introduction of namespaces into RSS 2.0 generated problems with several aggregators: If this is true, we can’t design using namespaces until: 1. All the parsers are fixed, … Continue reading

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