[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

21 Nov 2014
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created avt-tvt at ndw/specification
[G] posted“#hangoutpost”
[T] tweeted“@gimsieke @xmlcalabash Not really. There's a bug in tree construction and it's been a struggle to make a useful test case. #asap”—@ndw
20 Nov 2014
[H] closed xproc/specification#38
[H] closed xproc/specification#107
[H] closed xproc/specification#50
19 Nov 2014
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#120
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#123
[H] opened request xproc/specification#123
[H] deleted spec-comments at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#122
[H] opened request xproc/specification#122
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed try-catch at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] pushed spec-comments at ndw/specification
[H] opened xproc/specification#121
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
18 Nov 2014
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created spec-comments at ndw/specification
[H] opened xproc/specification#117
[H] opened xproc/specification#116
17 Nov 2014
[T] tweeted“@gruber @JohnTheBastard @hopsinglaundry Perhaps. I still prefer the stuff they used to sell as simply "Dry".”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@JohnTheBastard @gruber I haven't seen dry recently. I console myself with the fact that I'm getting 2 bottles of Ambré in December.”—@ndw
16 Nov 2014
[T] retweeted“RT @mnot: “Non-religious, non-superstitious, basing morality on shared human values of decency, tolerance, reason, justice, the search for …”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@kendall It is pretty awesome. That whole album is actually pretty good.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@JohnTheBastard @gruber @hopsinglaundry Also a shame they no longer sell dry white. Only "extra dry" now in the US. #sadpanda”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“$10 for Words With Friends? Kinda pricey. Never waiting for another f'ing video advertisement? Priceless.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@aspyker It could be wors...no, maybe it couldn't. BANG.”—@ndw
14 Nov 2014
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created try-catch at ndw/specification
[H] closed xproc/specification#55
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#55
[H] commented pull request xproc/specification#77
[H] commented pull request xproc/specification#77
13 Nov 2014
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] deleted version-attr at ndw/specification
[H] deleted split-spec at ndw/specification
[H] deleted general-docs at ndw/specification
[H] deleted avt at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] deleted fix-xref-formatting at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#115
[H] opened request xproc/specification#115
[H] deleted update-docbook at ndw/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#114
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] opened request xproc/specification#114
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created fix-xref-formatting at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created update-docbook at ndw/specification
[H] pushed master at docbook/docbook.github.com
[H] pushed master at ndw/xslt20-stylesheets
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] deleted fix-xproc-build at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#113
[H] opened request xproc/specification#113
[H] created fix-xproc-build at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] deleted update-metadata at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#112
[H] opened request xproc/specification#112
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed update-metadata at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created update-metadata at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#111
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] deleted fix-validation at ndw/specification
[H] opened request xproc/specification#111
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created fix-validation at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at xproc/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] deleted diff-fixup at ndw/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#110
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] opened request xproc/specification#110
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed diff-fixup at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#53
[H] closed xproc/specification#53
[H] created diff-fixup at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#108
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
12 Nov 2014
[H] opened request xproc/specification#108
[T] tweeted“XML Prague 2015 call for papers is now open: http://www.xmlprague.cz/ Start thinking and start writing, you only have until 1 December.”—@ndw
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#51
[H] closed xproc/specification#1
11 Nov 2014
[T] tweeted“Many reviews of the Nexus 9 state that Amazon Instant Video is available. This runs contrary to my experience. Anyone actually using it?”—@ndw
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed split-spec at ndw/specification
10 Nov 2014
[P] PhotoJalepenos!Jalepenos!”
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed split-spec at ndw/specification
09 Nov 2014
[T] retweeted“RT @neiltyson: Relativity. Gravity. Quantum. Electrodynamics. Evolution. Each of these theories is true, whether or not you believe in them.”—@ndw
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created split-spec at ndw/specification
08 Nov 2014
[T] tweeted“@alexmilowski Apparently not. My bad. Thag easily confused.”—@ndw
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#107
07 Nov 2014
[T] tweeted“@alexmilowski Which conversation is that?”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Come on, people! If your website pops up some sort of modal "would you like to join" dialog BEFORE I can login, you're doing it wrong!”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“#WordsWithFriends is literally unusably bad on the Nexus 9. #Zynga”—@ndw
[P] PhotoGarden freshGarden fresh”
06 Nov 2014
[T] tweeted“@jeff_iezzi Fair point. And those both got voted down as well.”—@ndw
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] deleted primary-outputs at ndw/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#105
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] deleted xslt-fixes at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#106
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xslt-fixes at ndw/specification
05 Nov 2014
[T] tweeted“OH (about Austin) "Now I know what Berlin felt like surrounded by East Germany."”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“Dear @ups, "By End of Day" is really not a very useful "approximate delivery time". Surely you can do better than that.”—@ndw
04 Nov 2014
[H] opened request xproc/specification#106
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] opened request xproc/specification#105
[T] tweeted“Dear United States, please go vote. It matters.”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @Wireman: It’s probably time to roll this out again. #Newsnight https://twitter.com/Wireman/status/529404366173003776/photo/1”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @j4: "Since our documentation is somewhat lacking on https://www.drupal.org/4, you can watch this for a 1 hour overview" NO NO NO JUST NO.”—@ndw
03 Nov 2014
[T] favorited“Computer security works about as well as you would expect from something designed by people without empathy who think you don't deserve it.”—@SwiftOnSecurity
[P] PhotoGrowth spurtGrowth spurt”
[N] posted“The short-form week of 20–26 Oct 2014”
[N] posted“The short-form week of 27 Oct–2 Nov 2014”
[T] tweeted“Contender for most beautiful sentence in the English language: "Just make all the bacon."”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@standupmaths Count me in!”—@ndw
02 Nov 2014
[T] retweeted“RT @karlpro: I love when the Web (Ads) Industry is talking about *anonymous identifier*… Here a word for your vocabulary: Oxymoron http://t…”—@ndw
[T] favorited“Cryptography is the only art which makes things not to be understood. Except postmodernism which is trash anyway.”—@SwiftOnSecurity
[P] PhotoLucien Albrecht Crémant D'AlsaceLucien Albrecht Crémant D'Alsace”
01 Nov 2014
[T] retweeted“RT @scalzi: AMERICANS: Still undecided on how to vote next week? Here's a hint: Don't vote for a party actively trying to keep US citizens …”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@danbri Very sorry our paths didn't cross more usefully! Enjoy Dallas!”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“OH "You need to have enough butter to render the fat" #guanciale”—@ndw
[P] PhotoKitteh is unimpressedKitteh is unimpressed”
[T] retweeted“RT @Libroantiguo: Medieval scribes tested their pens drawing doodles, Bodleian Library, Lat. misc. c. 66, 15th century. http://t.co/NGLvy4R…”—@ndw
31 Oct 2014
[P] Photo36,000 feet36,000 feet”
30 Oct 2014
[T] tweeted“@fidothe Because translate() doesn't do what you think it does. :-) I posted a couple of solutions on the gist page.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@fidothe Apropos of XSL string escaping not at all, did you see the email I sent you about coffee grinders, by any chance?”—@ndw
[T] favorited“The more programmers try to avoid learning about the actual problem the more they have to learn about problems of their own making.”—@natpryce
[T] tweeted“Breakfast at Denny's and 101 North at 7:30am. #awesome #idiedandwenttohell?”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @peteaven: Folks think I know something but generally I benefit from being surrounded by people smarter than me and a willingness to get…”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@kendall Only two? Slacker.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@alexmilowski Congratulations, Alex!”—@ndw
[T] retweeted“RT @marcuschown: The Sun. Taken at night. Not looking up at the sky but down through 8000 miles of rock. Not with light but neutrinos. http…”—@ndw
[T] favorited“Congratulations to Giants fans; condolences to Royals fans. Continued existential commiseration for their lot in life to Cubs fans.”—@scalzi
[P] PhotoSunriseSunrise”
29 Oct 2014
[T] tweeted“OH "It more or less works, even though it's obviously broken." #w3c #tpac”—@ndw
[P] PhotoTim and Vint show of their t-shirtsTim and Vint show of their t-shirts”
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created xslt-fixes at ndw/specification
[H] created primary-outputs at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
28 Oct 2014
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#68
[H] closed xproc/specification#68
[H] closed xproc/specification#83
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#83
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#67
[H] closed xproc/specification#67
[H] opened xproc/specification#104
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#84
[H] closed xproc/specification#84
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#39
[H] closed xproc/specification#39
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#33
[H] closed xproc/specification#33
[H] closed xproc/specification#46
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#46
[H] closed xproc/specification#29
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#29
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#94
[H] merged request xproc/specification#97
[H] merged request xproc/specification#98
[H] merged request xproc/specification#99
[H] merged request xproc/specification#100
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed avt at ndw/specification
[H] pushed general-docs at ndw/specification
[H] pushed version-attr at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed general-docs at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed avt at ndw/specification
[H] pushed general-docs at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] opened request xproc/specification#100
[H] created avt at ndw/specification
[H] closed xproc/specification#62
[H] opened request xproc/specification#99
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed general-docs at ndw/specification
[H] commented pull request xproc/specification#98
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] created version-attr at ndw/specification
[T] tweeted“@nkutsche @xmlcalabash @georgebina Oh, ok. I'll go back to 6. Wasn't any pressing need for 7 except I think some other lib might now be 7.”—@ndw
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] commented pull request xproc/specification#98
[H] pushed general-docs at ndw/specification
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] pushed general-docs at ndw/specification
[H] commented pull request xproc/specification#98
27 Oct 2014
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] opened request xproc/specification#98
[H] created general-docs at ndw/specification
[H] closed xproc/specification#95
[H] pushed gh-pages at ndw/specification
[H] deleted fix-xproc-schema at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at ndw/specification
[H] pushed xproc20 at xproc/specification
[H] merged request xproc/specification#96
[H] opened request xproc/specification#96
[H] created fix-xproc-schema at ndw/specification
[H] opened xproc/specification#95
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#53
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#93
[H] opened xproc/specification#93
[H] opened xproc/specification#92
[H] commented issue xproc/specification#53
[H] commented issue ndw/xmlcalabash1#180
26 Oct 2014
[T] tweeted“@alexmilowski You want to argue, or you want your degree?”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@alexmilowski you can buy a usb one for a few bucks.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“To the person or persons who put up *stickers* of electrical outlets in DFW: I wish you dashed hopes and frustration without end.”—@ndw
[T] tweeted“@mnot @robinberjon I'm on my way. DFW to SFO next. Also waited too long alas. But only a couple of miles away, I think.”—@ndw
[T] favorited“We will hold nurses for 21 days in mandatory quarantines! LEADERSHIP One hour waitng periods to buy guns... HITLERS!!!!!”—@PoliticaILine
[T] tweeted“"I'm not evil, I'm just differently moral. /via @doctortovey”—@ndw
[P] PhotoAmericanAmerican”
25 Oct 2014
[T] retweeted“RT @BadAstronomer: Watching the news in the airport and I'm far more terrified of CNN than I am of Ebola.”—@ndw
[P] PhotoAustin skylineAustin skyline”
[P] PhotoSwitch patchSwitch patch”
[P] PhotoCeiling patchCeiling patch”
[P] PhotoCloset patchingCloset patching”
24 Oct 2014
[T] tweeted“@georgebina Very nice, George!”—@ndw