Subtext Roadmap

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This document describes the goals for future versions of Subtext as well as a plan for achieving them. The goals for this roadmap are the following:

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Announcing Subtext, A Fork Of .TEXT For Your Blogging Pleasure

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sub text\ Function: noun\

  1. The implicit or metaphorical meaning (as of a literary text)\
  2. A story within the story.
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Google Web Accelerator - Let Google Watch You Do Everything...

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UPDATE Wow, check out the privacy policy for Google Web Accelerator… On second thought maybe I’ll hold off on installing that.

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Talk About Getting Sidetracked

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I started off planning to write a quick installer for a little something I’m working on. Unhappy with the limited abilities of Visual Studio’s Setup and Deployment project, I finally started playing with WiX.

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How to Have the Benefits of Tables and Eat Your CSS Cake Too

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You’ve heard CSS purists beat it into you over and over again that “Tables are bad, umkaaay?”. But man, what a pain when you’re trying to do something as simple as a web form and you want the labels to align to the right and the controls to align to the left.

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Happy Birthday to Dave

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I once said he missed the point with Farhenheit 9/11 and he linked to my criticism (bringing with it a lot of traffic). I appreciated and respected that he could see my post as an attack on his position and not a personal attack.

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Watch "The Corporation"

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The Corporation I know I’m late to the game, but since I rely on Netflix, I’m always watching movies long after the general population has seen them. However, we just finished watching the documentary “The Corporation” and I couldn’t recommend it more if you haven’t seen it already.

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Using Embedded Resources for Client Script Blocks in ASP.NET

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A while ago Patrick Cauldwell highlighted a wonderful technique of using embedded resources for unit testing with external files.

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Too funny to pass up. President Bush Pays Tribute to John Lennon.

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This is too funny to pass up. Apparently some remixers have sliced and diced Bush’s snippets of Dubya speaking into a song that’s a mix of John Lennon’s Imagine and Lou Reed’s Walk on the Wild Side.

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Give Readers a Choice on RSS Ads

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Well I didn’t get much of an on topic response to my question of whether readers would be bothered by ads in an RSS feed, but I did get into a nice chat about hosting at home verse with a service. Apparently Robb Allen has enough computers at home to supply a third-world country. Think about it Robb? They can really use it. ;)

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AdSense relevance...

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Orange Chicken In my comments, Barrywinces at the relevance of some Ad Sense ads he sees.

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New Plants for the Office

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This past weekend Akumi and I headed over to the downtown flower mart to purchase some plants. We came home with a couple money trees and some bamboo for my office.

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Google AdSense in RSS Ineffective?

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As you’ve probably heard, Google is testing AdSense within RSS on a single site.

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Should Corporations Act Purely on Self Interest?

I saw this post on Don Park’s blog…

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Matching HTML With Regular Expressions Redux

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UPDATE: Mea culpa! Maurice pointed out that (except for the casing) my original expression WAS correct. I only needed the RegexOptions.SingleLine option. I didn’t need to add the (\s|\n) everywhere. Here’s a corrected post. Thanks Maurice!

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Trillian Wikipedia Integration

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I’m chatting with my buddy Micah who will ask me a question and then annoyingly answer it himself immediately after. For example, he asked me how FireFox picks up an icon from web pages. I replied that there’s a favicon protocol but that I didn’t know the details. He then proceeded to explain how to format the link tag properly.

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So There Was a Real Hattori Hanzo

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Hattori Hanzo A while ago I wrote about Seppuku, Katanas, and Samurai and made a joking reference to Hattori Hanzo.

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It's the Little Touches - Trillian and MSN Messenger.

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Yesterday I wrote about a neat Trillianfeature that highlights words with their Wikipedia definition.

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Pensamiento de Cancun (Thinking About Cancun)

DataGrid With a Title Row

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One thing I’ve found annoying at times with the DataGrid control is there’s no way to specify a title to be displayed above the headers. Being lazy, I often resorted to adding a label above the data grid followed by a br tag.

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