You have an invisible phone?
Surely an "I'm still alive signal" sent at regular intervals would be a better option, as it would detect failures that interrupt the connection. Like this one.
some candidates had to be turned down from a position because they were IT teachers, and the position was for CompSci
How, exactly is this a bad thing? I can think of very little worse that hiring from IT to teach CS. Would you let a PE teacher teach Physics? Or an Art teacher Geography? They are separate, almost entirely unrelated fields. It's things like this which cause a lot of the confusions presented by the article.
Also, if it could cure cancer, that would be a bonus.
Hear Hear. I've been waiting for RGBA and embedded fonts for years. Yes, I know I
On to the main topic, I see this as a great step backwards. Are people really that afraid of the X in front of XHTML? Or are they worried it's inferior because it has a lower number next to it? From the FAQ it does look like they aren't reverting to SGML which is a good thing, but makes me wonder what the point is. Surely then, this makes HTML5 XHTML2, and not the successor to HTML4.01.
The only purpose of this I can see is to force a compile of Firefox before serving my page. I'd never have to edit a standards compliant page again. But alas, Google have yet to heed this wish.