The conception of Apple DocViewer

2017/08/09
Apple DocViewer Read Me

Apple DocViewer Read Me File

I coded the proof of concept of Apple DocViewer.  Not because I wanted to, but to create Read the rest of this entry »


Account taken over – what identity?

2017/03/31

Apparently someone has taken over my eBay account, has changed its eBay username and email address, and Read the rest of this entry »


That phone number

2017/03/16

A close friend came back into the country and got a SIM, which was given some new phone number.  Within a day I was subject to an inquiry whom I am associating with.  What happened?

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Targeted by scammers

2017/03/05

The purpose of this post is to be on the record:  In recent months I have been called many times in apparent attempts to get voice samples from me.

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Elasticdraw evolution

2017/03/04

This post allows reading up on Elasticdraw in the order it has been written about.

Another view is a list with excerpts, also in chronological order.

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Systems Illustration Life Cycle

2017/01/01

Involved in a product’s cycle from determining need to making product and taking it through versions through years, one’s point of view can change.  Like sitting in a train passing cities, villages, and mountains, one’s point of view changes on approach, entering, and passing.

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Long-term usable HTML and SVG

2016/07/21

Making lasting documents doesn’t have to contradict agility, but conflicts occur.  Of that I was reminded when switching index.html of the technical User Guide of Adj (before starting work on Elasticdraw) from XHTML to HTML5, on a branch.

Traditionally building for endurance

For more than a decade I have preferred XML compliant documents, such as XHTML, because one

  • can query one or many documents with XML tools (XSL, XPath, XQuery, XML databases) without need to serve documents from a specific server (which would have to be running), and
  • can query content without documents having to be open inside a browser (which regularly change with version updates), for example as files on disk.

Documents being pure data means Read the rest of this entry »