Posts for February, 2009

The Best Way To Get Rid Of IE6

Norway is showing us the best way of getting rid of IE6. But instead of talking only about their web site, the message should advocate aternatives for better and safer Web experience. In fact, we should make something like getridofie6.org or something and make screenshots and videos available there. [Continue]

IE8 To Have Compatibility View To Beat The Standards

Microsoft seems to be hell bent on making the standards secondary in the name of compatibility. Not a while back, Microsoft had agreed to use the standards mode by default for IE8 after many had opposed the degradation. If enough users vote a site into IE7 compatibility mode, it will be displayed using that, even if it was built using the standards. [Continue]

Bespin – Web Based Framework For Code Editing

Bespin, a web based code editing framework, is the newest experiment from Mozilla labs. Currently at 0.1, the initial prototype framework includes a lot of common code editing features – like syntax highlight and import/exporting projects. The proposed set of features are quite exhaustive, and it could very well become an editor of choice for many. [Continue]

The 1234567890 Day

It will be 1234567890 day this weekend. That is, we will get 1234567890 seconds old since the Unix epoch (00:00:00 UTC on Jan 1 1970), on Friday, Feb 13 2009 at 3:31:30 PM PST, which is Saturday, Feb 14 2009 5:01:30 AM Indian time. On most of the Unix systems you can find out your local time for this Unix time using date -d@1234567890. [Continue]



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