April, 2004

  • jeff's WebLog

    gee, that is a nice mouse

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    I inadvertently won a new Wireless IntelliMouse Explorer with Tilt Wheel Technology , the Look and Feel of Leather, and Three Times Longer Battery Life . So I plugged it in. It is actually a really nice mouse. They finally made it so the scroll wheel...
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    on calling refresh during onResize

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    From time to time I have come across web sites that do something like this: <body onResize=“document.execCommand('Refresh')”> ... </body> Generally this is done so the page can redo all of the necessary layout calculations...
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    the rhyme of the remittance man

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    There's a four-pronged buck a-swinging In the shadow of my cabin, And it roamed the velvet valley till to-day; But I tracked it by the river, And I trailed it in the cover, And I killed it on the mountain miles away. Now I've had my lazy supper, And the...
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    tax time

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    I did my taxes last night. I always had my father's accountant do them in the past, so this was my first time. It took about an hour and a half. I learned some things: (1) The capital gains tax sucks. (2) My federal withholding is set way too high...
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    a brief history of setHomePage()

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    I started working on IE right after IE 5.5 shipped. Since then, there is one little feature which has been the subject of my loving attention from time to time-- setHomePage() . setHomePage() is implemented as a behavior in iepeers.dll. It takes one...
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    channel 9

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    If you have not had a chance to check out channel 9 , click on over.
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    direct to my wrist

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    I got one of these . It was given to me by a coworker. I have been wearing it. It entertains me in meetings and such, but it does not update as often as I would like. It seems I do not get reception for it inside the building where I work. <snif/>
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    we are hiring...

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    The Internet Explorer and Windows Core Shell teams are hiring developers. Interviews will be held in New York in the April 26th - April 28th time period. Here is the fine print: Available positions are located in Redmond, WA, and opportunities include...
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