Notes

There are some things that don't really fit in a blog because I want to keep them updateable, while editing a blog post seems somewhat wrong. I'll keep them in this section.

On the world wide web

“Powered by...”, or the phenomenon of web software buttons
A note on the once common buttons that promoted web server or client software
Old webmaster's guide to mobile-friendly websites
A passive-aggressive guide to adapting old websites for mobile audience.
An introduction to static website generators.

On programming languages

Zen of Ada
A comparison of Zen of Python with the Steelman requirements (the Ada design document).

On security

Key signing parties considered useless
A note on key signing parties as a form of security theater.

On software development in general

On “easter eggs”
A proposal for a sensible easter egg policy without the extremes of either “trustworthy computing” or flight simulators inside spreadsheet programs.
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