I’ve recently decided to move from CVS to Subversion, but I’m not ready to move everything at once. Thus, I have decided to move some things and save others for later. In order to do that properly, I need to make some projects in CVS read-only while allowing others to remain active. A bit of […]
Today, I was working with a colleague to generate a report in CSV format and she was having trouble opening it in OpenOffice.org’s calc (spreadsheet) program. She was getting the error “the maximum number of rows has been exceeded”, yet the file had only about 2800 rows in it. I tried it and got the […]
In CHADIS, we had a requirement to indent certain <option> elements within a <select> dropdown list. Until recently, only team administrators had to use these pages, so we just made it work in Mozilla Firefox and left the other browsers out in the cold. Now that we have some new features that need this capability, […]
Microsoft Internet Explorer always has the more interesting interpretations of markup.
Using a programming language touted for its strong internationalization support along with an application server that should do the same, one would think that “international” characters would be easier to deal with. It turns out that the world is out to get me.
An investigation into time delta computation.
Chris begs for recognition for some prior art…
I’ve been a software developer for quite some time, and at my last job, I was indoctrinated into the practice of buying doughnuts for the development team if one of the developers “broke the build”. For those who don’t know what that means, let me tell you. Any decent software project has a central repository […]