Monthly Archives: November 2005

White-texting Google

[Update: the white text no longer helps Oxcyon — they’re not even the top hit for their own company name any more.] I’ve just stumbled across the most extreme white-text example I’ve ever seen, and it belongs not to a … Continue reading

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Thanks, Lauren

[Update: Lauren has posted her farewell message.] On Thursday night in front a packed banquet hall in Atlanta, Lauren Wood announced her retirement as chair of the annual fall XML conference, the world’s largest XML event. Lauren has done an … Continue reading

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Must-Ignore and Must-Understand

I was listening to Tim Bray‘s excellent talk On Language Creation today at the XML 2005 conference in Atlanta. Tim was talking about creating new XML-based markup languages (summary: “please don’t”), and in passing he mentioned the must-ignore/must-understand design pattern. … Continue reading

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