What if there already was broad support for XHTML?

W3C XHTML 1.0 Appendix C: This appendix summarizes design guidelines for authors who wish their XHTML documents to render on existing HTML user agents. W3C XHTML Media Types: The use of 'text/html' for XHTML SHOULD be limited for the purpose of rendering on existing HTML user agents, and SHOULD be limited to XHTML1 documents which…

Investigating git

Sam Ruby: Whenever I find myself updating a script I wrote months or even years ago, these days my first step is to do a git init. Over the last few months, I’ve seen quite a few people commenting about how git is a “better” source control system than Subversion. Today I watched this video…

Well-formed mark-up?

There’s an interesting debate going on in the W3C HTML working group about whether well-formed HTML is important in the specification process for HTML5. It feels to me somehow intellectually that well-formedness is a valuable goal but when it comes down to explaining why it matters I’m finding it hard. Which of the following is…

Installing Vista unattended

I’ve been spending some time on a side project to create a Vista boot image that installs unattended and configures a development machine with all the tools I want configured they way I want them. The goal is to install everything including Visual Studio and all the little utilities that I use frequently as well…

Comfy Chair

I finally got around to buying a proper chair to sit on to use my PC at home. My hope is that now it is more comfortable to sit here I might actually get around to reading RSS feeds and even posting to my blog.