No, it's something slashdot did, since I never had the scroll before and didn't change any settings.
Ever since they changed it so I have a goddamned horizontal scroll (are they on crack?) I've only come by occasionally to look at journals.
Look, Dumbass Holdings Idiots, there's no reason whatever short of GROSS incompetence to introduce a horizontal scroll on a widescreen format notebook!! I'm all for hiring the handicapped, but you don't hire Ray Charles to be a bus driver and you don't hire the educationally handicapped to code...
Although I suspect it may be retarded PHBs than retarded coders. Someone is obviously VERY stupid. The idiotic mistakes I see should NOT happen at a so-called "nerd" site.
If you do that you have to double the used web space, and that can be expensive. I'm already almost at the upper limit for my site and will have to go to the next tier of hosting soon. As it is, only three of the well over a hundred pages on my site need a special mobile version, and I would imagine a lot of other folks are the same way.
Having it first look for m.sitename, falling back to mobile.html if it exists and m.sitename doesn't, then index.html if there are neither m.sitename or mobile.html might be a good idea, though.
There are an awful lot of pages on my web site, and I've been busy making them all "mobile-friendly". Most of them are little or no problem making them look good on all platforms, but there are three that are especially problematic.
I jumped this hurdle (well, sort of stumbled past it) by making two of each of the pages with a link to the mobile page from the index.
I'd be preaching what I don't practice; my favorite phone was the Razr. Tiny thing. Big phones are fine for those who carry purses, but mine stays in my pocket. The one I have now is about as big as I can stand.
I'm about to post a journal with a suggestion for the W3C and mobile browser makers.
It should work. I don't see how it would mess up the charging circuit unless that circuit was poorly designed. It's the same as a TV degausser.
My day was a lineman working around AC at 90,000 volts. If he wore an analog (wind up) watch to work the watch would get magnetized by those high strength magnetic fields and stop working. He probably could have fixed the watches the same way.
I finally got the full texts of Nobots and Mars, Ho! to display well on a phone. My thanks to Google for showing me how, even if the way they present the information is more like trial and error, but it's actually easy once you jump through all their hoops. I'll make it easy.
I have two new stories nearly finished, but I've decided to see if I can sell first publication rights to a magazine. If everyone rejects them, I'll post them then. If one is accepted, it will likely be quite a while before I can post.
Actually I've had Seagate, WD (I wrote an article about a WD drive about ten years ago, it will be in Random Scribblings), Maxtor, and others, and I haven't been disappointed with any of them.
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Around the first of the year all three working computers were just about stuffed full, so I thought of sticking a spare drive in the Linux box, when the Linux box died from a hardware problem. It's too old to spend time and money on, so its drive is going in the XP box (which is, of course, not on the network; except sneakernet). I decided to break down and buy an external hard drive. I found what I was looking for in the "Seagate Personal Cloud". And here I thought the definition of "the clo
I got a 404...
In the past few years nothing new has come from Microsoft that has really been a big deal. MVC and Razor were great and a pretty big deal, but everything else didn't really affect my day to day job of developing apps.
Deploying ASP.NET apps has always been a real pain in the neck. Sure, in theory it's as easy as xcopy, but once your apps start growing and your configuration grows it rapidly becomes a bigger thing to maintain. It takes a lot of time, there's lots of stuffing around, it's very fiddly and generally a PITA.
If I understand it all correctly, being able to package up my application into a sort of "mini vm", that has everything pre-configured, would be absolutely bloody amazing. Having it run on this new "Nano Server" thing sounds fantastic - it doesn't have a GUI or 32 bit support, so in my mind it should be much faster, quicker and much easier for remote administration.
I've been waiting for this announcement ever since I wrapped my head around ASP.NET vnext, and now that I think I get it, the future is looking cool. Good job MS.
I know several people who stay away from the polls "as a protest", not realizing that they're not affecting anything at all; it's not seen as protest, but as apathy.
Never ascribe to stupidity that which can be explained by greedy self-interest. She's not disconnected from reality, she's trying to disconnect you and me from reality.
She doesn't seem to be very good at it.