Fun with technical support and web standards

Here's an email exchange I recently had:

Hello- I saw the link to your service today on Slashdot. I'm interested in your photo books, yet I don't have a Windows machine. Are you planning to support firefox anytime soon. If so, you will probably have a new customer. thanks matt …

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MochiKit DOM helper script

So, I've been trying out MochiKit. The stuff I've done so far seems very straightforward and also functional (as in lispy). Hopefully I'll have something to show for it soon. In the meantime, I've created a python script (read hack complete with unit tests) for converting well formed html to …

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Inkscape and Xara (an example of competion)

The recently open sourced (dual licensed ala mySQL) Xara project is interesting. Their FAQ is very frank and straightforward. I like it. The program itself appears to be a combination of vector and bitmap manipulation utilities.

One aspect that I find interesting is that the Xara folks aparently were in …

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Ajax explosion

With OpenOffice 3.0 (the AJAX edition) in the works, I thought I'd join the bandwagon and do a little more with AJAX. So I have a dilemma. Much like in the python world (where it is really easy to implement what you want) where there exists many slightly different …

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Script to find rank in the internet

Because I'm fascinated by how your ranking in certain search engines can fluctuate so rapidly over even one day, I hacked out a script (easier than scanning through pages of results). Pass the script a query (in quotes) and the url (can just be the first unique characters of it …

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