So having gone through my 1000+ unread feed items, emails, blog comments and sundries, here’s what I think I missed while on our pilgrimage to worship a mouse in the south. Feel free to clue me in further in the comments below. Oh, and the vacation was fantastic, fwiw, though I did miss internet access that wasn’t filtered through the foggy and tiny lens of WML. I gots to get me one of them new-fangled phones that can browse the real web real soon now. Read the rest of this entry …

§519 · January 30, 2009 · Google, Microsoft, Software, SVG, Technology, Web · 6 comments · Tags: , , , , ,


Ok, so I’ve made the switch from primarily Windows to primarily OS X on my MacBook Pro. However, I still need to occasionally boot into Windows or have Windows running in VMWare Fusion. This is causing stress injuries in my hands and head because of the differences in keyboard handling. Read the rest of this entry …

§512 · December 12, 2008 · Microsoft, Software, Technology, Windows · 2 comments · Tags: , , ,


Apparently Steve Ballmer has publicly stated that Microsoft plans to look into Webkit… that’s news to me! Microsoft’s browser needs to support modern web standards: HTML4, XHTML, CSS, SVG and as much HTML5 as is ready for deployment.

But Microsoft has also publicly been “looking into” SVG for years and years, so I’m not going to hold my breath.

These days, Internet Explorer is the last browser I look at… as long as all my textual content is actually visible, then that’s just fine by me.

§508 · November 7, 2008 · Microsoft, Software, SVG, Technology, Web · 2 comments · Tags: , , ,


Anyone have any idea why I’m suddenly seeing a large number of hits using a browser with the following UA string:

Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 5.5; Windows NT 5.0)

Only happened in the last few days too. Weird.

§479 · July 15, 2008 · Microsoft, Software, Technology, Web · 3 comments · Tags: , ,


I took 20 minutes and added a feature request to my SVG Web Stats web application tonight: Now you can switch the timeline graph from Traffic mode to Distribution mode, which shows the share of each browser on my site as a percentage of the total. Read the rest of this entry …

§476 · July 11, 2008 · Firefox, Microsoft, Opera, Safari, Software, SVG, Technology, Web · 2 comments · Tags: , ,