Tue, 16 Mar 2004

Escaping This Madness

Fear the angle brackets. Fear them.

...reasons why everyone who works with this stuff eventually ends up bald.

Tim Bray is now working for Sun, and as a result, he's resigning from the W3C's Technical Architecture Group (TAG). He mentioned this in a cleverly titled post, like so:

as displayed in Tim's post header

Unfortunately, the old escape/unescape two-step goes haywire when you view the post's title from the sidebar on another page of his weblog:

escaping kerfluffle in the sidebar

When viewed in an aggregator, an entirely different bit of the title goes awry:

escaping kerfluffle in the RSS feed

I think I'm going to take up gardening, or ASCII flat files.

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Imagine that Cray computer decides to make a personal computer. It has
a 150 MHz processor, 200 megabytes of RAM, 1500 megabytes of disk
storage, a screen resolution of 4096 x 4096 pixels, relies entirely on
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