It seems to me, though, that programmers are willing to put up with a lot just to get the ability to save to files and use their own editor.
Apparently, Australians think Qantas is the worst international airline.
I can only assume that the survey that resulted in that conclusion only covered people who had never travelled with anyone other than Qantas.
Pick _any_ USA airline, for example – you don’t even have to stoop as low as United to find worse than […]
Having taken Thursday and Friday off, I spent my Birthday doing absolutely nothing. Well nearly nothing anyway – I spent a little time working on a programming project I had intended to do last year, and spent about an hour on the phone to my brother, and talk to Lori, and read.
Friday saw me […]
$796, it seems, buys just less than 2 months’ worth of computer.
I hate technology.
In other news, I just heard a sample of Nightwish’s new single. Which allays any fears I might have had about their new singer. Her voice seems to have a very similar quality to that of Sharon […]
Apparently, Canada has the good taste to celebrate my birthday with a public holiday – a long weekend even.
The monday before or on the Twenty Fourth of May is a day full of fireworks and drinking and barbeques, in honor of a Significant Person born on the 24th.
The only problem […]
I attended Donna’s housewarming party last night where, along with the usual wonderful spread that can be expected at one of Donna’s events, there was a chocolate fountain – courtesy of Trudi and Paul.
In itself the fountain was evil enough – well beyond the point at […]
Good idea – spell checking in text fields in web forms.
Bad idea – putting the “add to dictionary” menu item _right under_ the suggested replacement.
Especially when as far as I can tell, there’s no obvious way of removing the inadvertent addition.