Articles posted on December 27th, 2003

Panther’s Mail: Can’t change both text color and background color in message rules

Saturday, December 27th, 2003 • 12:12 pm

This is a limitation in Mail that I find is unwarranted. When you create a new rule in Mail, in the set of actions that you can trigger whenever certain criteria are matched, you can ask Mail to color matching messages in a certain way. You have a choice of changing the color of the […]

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Quoting excerpts using HTML and CSS

Saturday, December 27th, 2003 • 5:48 am

I have been looking at ways to improve the visual appearance of quoted passages in my blog for a while now. After a certain amount of head-scratching, I have come to the conclusion that I might as well establish my own rules and not worry too much about “standards compliance”. The core problem is that, […]

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Fast Company article on Apple and Steve Jobs

Saturday, December 27th, 2003 • 2:18 am

The 2004 issue of Fast Company has an interesting article on Apple, Steve Jobs and the “limits of innovation.” In spite of the annoying hyphenation left-over from the printed version and the badly encoded accented characters, it’s a good read that highlights how Apple has failed to transform their on-going innovative prowess into market dominance. […]

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EPL: Day 18

Saturday, December 27th, 2003 • 2:05 am

The big Boxing Day upset was obviously the 4-2 defeat of Chelsea against Charlton. Based on prior evidence, we knew that an upset was possible — but Chelsea had been getting with many subpar performances since the beginning of the season, still bagging three points almost every time. Well, they certainly didn’t get away with […]

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