[nw] nwalsh.com

Hello and welcome!

This website is run by Norman Walsh to publish the software and resources he maintains. Enjoy your stay. If you're interested in the stuff here, you may also be interested in norm's weblog, norman.walsh.name. Or not. Only you can decide.

You can also find norm on Twitter, Google+, Flickr (but see also his own site), GitHub, and probably a dozen other places too.

And now, for your amusement:

Norm's activity stream

29 Mar 2015
[H] open ndw/xml-quotes
[H] open ndw/DTDParse
[H] pushed master at ndw/LocatingRules
[H] created ndw/LocatingRules
[H] created master at ndw/LocatingRules
[T] favorited“The ongoing use of "religion" to shield otherwise unacceptable behavior is a direct result of faith being socially insulated from critique.”—@ZJemptv
28 Mar 2015
[T] tweeted“Salt Lick BBQ: "We have a variety of stock options available." *chuckle*”—@ndw
[P] PhotoThe Salt LickThe Salt Lick”
[T] tweeted“@mdubinko Make sure you have printed, safely stored backup codes. Lost my phone in January and 2FA recovery wasn't too painful.”—@ndw
[P] PhotoTreeTree”
[P] PhotoWild roses?Wild roses?”
[P] PhotoFlowersFlowers”
[P] PhotoMy kind of trailMy kind of trail”
[P] PhotoPrimrosePrimrose”
[P] PhotoCalifornia PoppiesCalifornia Poppies”
[P] PhotoCalifornia PoppiesCalifornia Poppies”
[P] PhotoMountain LaurelMountain Laurel”
27 Mar 2015
[H] commented issue ndw/xmlcalabash1#183
[T] tweeted“@evernotehelps Yes, and the beta web client asks me about trying it *every single time I start it*. I'm mostly using Chrome on Linux.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Loved @XMLPrague? Looking forward to @XMLLondon? Wondering about @XMLAmsterdam? You must come to @Balisage! Papers due 17 April! C'mon!”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@evernotehelps It happens on the web version and the windows (8.1, 5.8.4.6870 (274870) Public) version with annoying frequency.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“"A rough-coated, dough-faced ploughman strode through the streets of Scarborough, coughing and hiccoughing thoughtfully."”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“This chair is masculine. No it's feminine. No, it's testicles. http://madameberthilde.tumblr.com/post/114756160877/french-this-chair-is-feminine-la”—@ndw
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#154
[H] pushed input-filter at ndw/specification
[P] PhotoWisteriaWisteria”
[P] PhotoTurtlesTurtles”
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#154
26 Mar 2015
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed clarify-load at ndw/specification
[H] created input-filter at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed clarify-load at ndw/specification
[H] closed xproc/specification#43
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#43
25 Mar 2015
[H] merged request xproc/extensions#12
[H] pushed master at xproc/extensions
[H] opened request xproc/extensions#12
[H] pushed master at ndw/xproc-extensions
23 Mar 2015
[P] PhotoThe Three MagpiesThe Three Magpies”
[P] PhotoFlat whiteFlat white”
20 Mar 2015
[T] tweeted“@fjhirsch Flashblock is your friend.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@rdhyee @rahtz @riordan I can see the appeal of AsciiDoc for @GITenberg. A step up from plain ASCII, probably. Less expressive than TEI/DB.”—@ndw
[P] PhotoEclipse of the sunEclipse of the sun”
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed clarify-load at ndw/specification
19 Mar 2015
[P] PhotoOxfordOxford”
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed clarify-load at ndw/specification
[H] created clarify-load at ndw/specification
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#128
[H] pushed master at xproc/extensions
[H] merged request xproc/extensions#11
[H] pushed master at ndw/xproc-extensions
[H] pushed master at ndw/xproc-extensions
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#153
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] opened request xproc/specification#153
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#121
[H] closed xproc/specification#121
[H] commented pull request xproc/specification#152
[H] merged request xproc/specification#152
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] opened request xproc/specification#152
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[P] PhotoOld BookbindersOld Bookbinders”
[P] PhotoThe Harcourt ArmsThe Harcourt Arms”
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#49
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#41
[H] closed xproc/specification#41
[H] closed xproc/specification#32
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#32
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#30
[H] closed xproc/specification#30
[H] closed xproc/specification#17
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#17
[H] opened request xproc/extensions#11
[H] pushed master at ndw/xproc-extensions
[H] pushed master at ndw/xproc-extensions
[H] pushed master at xproc/extensions
[H] merged request xproc/extensions#10
[H] opened request xproc/extensions#10
[H] pushed master at ndw/xproc-extensions
[H] forked to ndw/extensions
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#149
[T] favorited“I think I have a separate personality that agrees to meetings at 09:00. And I think that personality is delusional.”—@mojavelinux
[T] favorited“The idea is to die young as late as possible. - Ashley Montagu”—@JPBarlow
18 Mar 2015
[T] favorited“One of the most curious things about haters is the energy with which they hate. Imagine if they used that energy for good.”—@paulg
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#135
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#135
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#136
[T] tweeted“Please, @evernote could you drop all the "work chat" popups? I don't know or care this time or the last 50 times I've had to dismiss them.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @jwz: Exhibit A: How Make Magazine ensured I'll never click a link to their site again: Exhibit B: How the LA Times... http://t.co/j9s0U…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@JoshNarva No Sonos to be seen? That's just sad, man. (I think I'm up to 6 components, I've lost track.)”—@ndw
[P] PhotoHeathrow morningHeathrow morning”
[T] tweeted“Voluntarily gave up aisle seat so mom could sit with daughter and newborn twins. Crew bumped me to business class. #Karma #FTW #AlwaysBeKind”—@ndw
17 Mar 2015
[T] favorited“A hospital waiting room has some unexpected wisdom. (Via @Perform) https://twitter.com/SciencePorn/status/578042163977531392/photo/1”—@SciencePorn
[T] favorited“Hell is other people’s APIs.”—@postwait
[T] favorited“Every time I'm in the grocery I pass a box of "organic salt" and twitch uncontrollably.”—@FoldableHuman
[T] retweeted“RT @Slate: Why are we spending money on space when we have so many problems here on Earth? http://www.slate.com/blogs/bad_astronomy/2015/03/17/astronomical_conversation_discussion_with_hakeem_oluseyi.html?wpsrc=fol_tw”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Dymaxion: Hey, another unstoppable 4m of sea rise in our children's lifetime: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/energy-environment/wp/2015/03/16/the-melting-of-antarctica-was-already-really-bad-it-just-got-worse/ (now looking at relocating 25+% of…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@xmlgrrl Well, then. Thanks for not calling! :-) Hope you're feeling better. Must try to get out your way in '15.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Oh, nostalgia! It's a '47!”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@xmlgrrl Aww, just missed you! I went through there this morning.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @design: Wow, this is some amazing CSS polygon, design and animation work: Species in Pieces http://www.species-in-pieces.com/ http://t.co/Bxf8i3…”—@ndw
[G] postedGuinness #picturesofpintsGuinness #picturesofpints”
[T] retweeted“RT @megaumen: Help me prove my students wrong! Go retweet!! https://twitter.com/megaumen/status/576058751800750080/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] favorited“Neil deGrasse Tyson on what to do with his body after death. #atheism http://i.imgur.com/TenqLd2.jpg”—@denyreligion
[T] tweeted“There's one I haven't seen before: java.lang.IllegalStateException: Source document too large: more than 1G characters in text nodes”—@ndw
[P] PhotoD23D23”
16 Mar 2015
[N] posted“Gradle, etc.”
15 Mar 2015
[T] tweeted“@robinberjon Happy birthday!”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @denyreligion: There Is No God (And You Know It) #atheism http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/8459”—@ndw
[T] favorited“Tom Cotton and Ted Cruz are living, breathing examples of how Ivy League education does not in itself imply or confer actual intelligence.”—@scalzi
[T] tweeted“@briansuda happened to me on a JAL flight from Bangkok to Tokyo. In the end the put me in business class so it worked out ok :-)”—@ndw
13 Mar 2015
[T] tweeted“@jclip Happy travels!”—@ndw
[H] pushed s3 at ndw/photoman
[T] favorited“The hard problems in CS might be off by one errors and naming things, but the hard problems in software engineering are all people problems.”—@ReinH
[T] tweeted“"Please contact the server administrator, you@your.address and inform them..." very classy there holdmail(dot)usps(dot)com.”—@ndw
12 Mar 2015
[T] retweeted“RT @hcayless: THERE IS NO JUSTICE. THERE IS JUST US. RIP Terry Pratchett.”—@ndw
[T] favorited“By the time I'd managed to collect an infinite number of monkeys nobody made typewriters anymore”—@boobygraffoe
11 Mar 2015
[T] tweeted“@mnot @AlecMuffett I was wondering the same thing. And contemplating a martini. But which gin?”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @standupmaths: We'll look at that: I made a new video. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ngj0a57Rlb0&feature=youtu.be #piday”—@ndw
[N] posted“The short-form week of 2–8 Mar 2015”
[T] favorited“That awkward moment when you're at -1 characters in a tweet and need to decide what crime against language to commit to make it fit.”—@franklinveaux
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#138
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#143
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#144
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#145
[T] favorited“Many seem to think remote work guarantees poor communication. Folks rarely remember how dysfunctional in-office communication can be.”—@tdhopper
[P] PhotoBirdBird”
[T] retweeted“RT @t: js;dr = JavaScript required; Didn’t Read. Pages that are empty without JS: dead to history (archive-org), ... http://tantek.com/2015/069/t1”—@ndw
[T] favorited“Best slide I've seen about companies that don't do remote as default. They'll all die eventually - not soon enough. https://twitter.com/jen20/status/575565498336808960/photo/1”—@jen20
09 Mar 2015
[T] favorited“"Cars offer illusion that each individual can seek his or her own benefit at expense of everyone else." —André Gorz https://twitter.com/grescoe/status/575024655175675904/photo/1”—@grescoe
[H] opened jpcs/xqueryparser.xq#4
[H] pushed saxon96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] commented issue ndw/xmlcalabash1#204
[H] closed ndw/xmlcalabash1#204
[H] pushed saxon95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon94 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] commented issue ndw/xmlcalabash1#204
[T] tweeted“@j4 You could spin up a test identity or two and run some tests. That might give more authentic answers than any docs.”—@ndw
08 Mar 2015
[T] favorited“If we all club together we could raise enough money to buy Monday and have it destroyed”—@SoVeryBritish
[H] commented issue ndw/xmlcalabash1#203
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[H] commented issue ndw/xmlcalabash1#203
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[H] commented pull request xproc/test-suite#22
[H] pushed xproc10 at xproc/test-suite
[H] merged request xproc/test-suite#22
[P] PhotoTexas moonshineTexas moonshine”
07 Mar 2015
[H] pushed s3 at ndw/photoman
06 Mar 2015
[P] Photo Pink bunny Pink bunny”
[P] PhotoOwl boxOwl box”
[P] PhotoOwl boxOwl box”
05 Mar 2015
[T] retweeted“RT @alexmilowski: Using #nodejs to run #xquery over #json in #MarkLogic is really awesome! Oh, the things I will do with this ...”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@taegyunKK Certainly. Though it depends exactly what you want to do. You can use p:wrap to put a c:body around the output.”—@ndw
[H] pushed master at docbook/docbook
[T] favorited“Speeding millionaire gets 54,000-euro fine. Let's hear it for Finland: Finland's speeding fines are linked to... http://www.jwz.org/blog/2015/03/speeding-millionaire-gets-54000-euro-fine/”—@jwz
[H] opened xproc/specification#150
[H] commented issue ndw/xmlcalabash1#197
[T] favorited“You ever go to put Greek cheese on something but then realize you already did it? A fetaccompli”—@hellophia
[H] pushed master at docbook/docbook
04 Mar 2015
[N] posted“The short-form week of 23 Feb–1 Mar 2015”
[T] tweeted“@taegyunKK It's back, I believe. It'll probably be down for a short while tomorrow or the day after. Shout if you have troubles.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Things are back up, but there'll be some more bobbling over the next few days.”—@ndw
[T] favorited“What a wonderful document: Chuck Jones's rules for writing the Road Runner and Wile E. Coyote. ht @AmosPosner https://twitter.com/saladinahmed/status/573236675700133888/photo/1”—@saladinahmed
[T] tweeted“@dpawson @DALDEI I believe so. I'm going to find out, right? Backups I can do, restores, we'll see! (But I am optimistic.)”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Disk failure has brought http://norman.walsh.nameq, *.nwalsh.com, etc. down. And @DALDEI and I were just talking about setting it up in EC2...”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Wow. Google Contacts are suddenly and unexpectedly completely different this morning. Not sure I'm impressed, really.”—@ndw
03 Mar 2015
[T] retweeted“RT @xmlcalabash: Freshly sharpened: bleeding edge experimental XML Calabash 1.0.31 released. http://xmlcalabash.com/download/#c1.0.31”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@kstirman @wirecutter Thanks, Kelly.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“I think my "Epson V600 Photo" scanner is giving up the ghost. Recommendations, #lazyweb?”—@ndw
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#145
[H] released at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] released at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] created 1.0.31-95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] created 1.0.31-96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] deleted 1.0.31-96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] deleted 1.0.31-95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] released at ndw/xmlresolver
[H] created 0.12.1 at ndw/xmlresolver
[H] released at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] created 1.0.31-96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] created 1.0.31-95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlresolver
[H] pushed saxon95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] released at ndw/xmlcalabash1-rdf
[H] created 1.0.0 at ndw/xmlcalabash1-rdf
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-rdf
[H] released at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] created 1.0.0 at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] deleted 1.0.0 at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] released at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[T] tweeted“OH "And if you do, god help you, because those specs were not written to be read by people who don't already know what they say."”—@ndw
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] created 1.0.0 at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] deleted 1.0.0 at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] created 1.0.0 at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] open ndw/xmlcalabash1-rdf
[H] open ndw/xmlcalabash1-xcc
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[T] favorited“Them not invent yet, or us. So just treat all human same for now.”—@PlioceneBloke
02 Mar 2015
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[H] pushed master at ndw/xmlcalabash1-docs
[T] tweeted“In the wake of Google policy changes wrt acceptable content, microblogging service Ello announces that March is NSFW month. *chuckle*”—@ndw
[H] commented issue ndw/xmlcalabash1#202
[P] PhotoBefore and afterBefore and after”
01 Mar 2015
[H] released at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] released at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] created 1.0.30b-96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] created 1.0.30b-95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon95 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[N] posted“The short-form week of 2–8 Feb 2015”
[N] posted“The short-form week of 26 Jan–1 Feb 2015”
[N] posted“The short-form week of 16–22 Feb 2015”
[N] posted“The short-form week of 9–15 Feb 2015”
[H] pushed saxon96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] pushed saxon96 at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[H] released at ndw/xmlcalabash1
[P] PhotoWendyWendy”
[T] favorited“Mathematical argument debunks motivational poster https://twitter.com/mathemaniac/status/572004820795576320/photo/1”—@mathemaniac
28 Feb 2015
[T] tweeted“@mdubinko Uh huh. Unplug that. Quickly.”—@ndw