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Peter-Paul Koch

@webinista Yes, the cascade is a clear pain point. But I'm not sure whether explaining it again would help; I need to understand what JS peeps expect.

Are you a JavaScript engineer who really ought to know some CSS but is avoiding it?
What are your main pain or confusion points?
I want to help you, but I need to understand the problem first.

Oh, we can play the years game again with my follower count.

I have 205 followers, which is also the year Caracalla and Geta, the emperor's sons, were consuls in Rome and gave their names to the year.

Later, when daddy was dead, one would murder the other.

What is the ntpd process and why did it use 190% of my CPU time? (MacBook Air)

@ada OK, but then what about 'followed' and 'favourited'? We need new names for those as well.

Linkbait 37

We are an equal opportunity linkbait. Last week we bashed Facebook; this week we bash Google.

Accidentally made a script spew out a lot of NaN. Chrome now thinks the page is in Haitian Creole.

Linkbait 36
Facebook-bashing edition. (I’m merely quoting other people’s bashing, mind you.)

Yes, I think we should extend progressive enhancement to apps as well.

App UX can be significantly better than web UX, but as long as the web version is good enough that's fine.

Progressively enhance to the app if you want - or not.

Of course, people will insist that the native app and the web version must be pixel-perfect copies of one another. But let's ignore that.

A short Linkbait; not much going on these days. (Or I’m just missing the good stuff.)

Does anyone have a good suggestion for the next Linkbait? I've been too lazy^C^C^C^C busy last week to make a large list.

I didn't exactly do what I planned to do today, but I did a lot of conference work now that Krijn was unexpectedly available and present.

@sivy RSS reader? But that's terribly old-fashioned!

@baldur Isn't the open source monetization problem roughly the same as the website monetization problem?

For a moment I thought I had made a horrible mistake and taught web devs a falsehood about mobile viewports for years.
Then I noticed my test page had a - instead of an =.
Natural order restored; I'm still brilliant.

For the first time in more than three years: a Linkbait. Number 33, no less.