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Philip Roche » 2005 » June

Monthly Archives: June 2005

Gizmo VOIP

Finally a viable alternative to Skype.. http://www.gizmoproject.com/. There’s probably ton’s of VOIP clients but Skype and Gizmo seem like the only two to be aimed at the home user. I use SkypeOut all the time to call home to Ireland and now hopefully with some competition, the prices will drop even further. I got a […]

Padding killed IE

While hammering away on a site, I wandered into IE world to do some testing and, like a spade to the face, IE crashed. It kept crashing and crashing. I did some intensive debugging, checking to see if it was: markup, the way the CSS was imported, positioning in the CSS, advanced CSS like h3+p, […]

Big Quiz

I saw this on http://www.loadedreality.com/ and thought I’d give it a go : Big Quiz Thursday, June 30th, 2005 LAST PERSON TO: Slept in your bed: Gill (she’s probably still there , the lazy mare). Saw you cry: My Family at my grandadas funeral–although I do cry laughing alot.. Made you cry: My Grandad. You […]

Google Earth

Google Earth – Home Google Earth – Explore, Search and Discover … Funcking Awsome

5 years

Myself and the beautiful Gill have been together now for 5 short years. We’ve just bought a super house and we’re loving our jobs.. it’s all good.

TSRI Offers Linux Open Design 2.6 – OSNews.com

From OSNews TSRI Offers Linux Open Design 2.6 – OSNews.com The Software Revolution, Inc. (TSRI) announced web publication of the most comprehensive and detailed design documentation ever available for the Linux Operating System. Linux Open Design 2.6 is a richly hyper-linked graphic and textual blueprint for the entire Linux Kernel, Security, Memory Management, File System, […]

Virgin Hunk

We are looking for labrador puppies at the moment and came across this…. Filthy, it’s like a porn lonely hearts or something. Chocolate Labrador stud dog for hire only. He is looking for an experienced bitch for his first time – £400.


XList.org XList is a universal format for representing data in the simple form of a list of items. Its main purpose is to standardize the way applications and aggregators share and consume lists of items of any kind. XList is designed to be extensible in order to represent different kinds of data in a standard […]

About microformats

microformats | About microformats Designed for humans first and machines second, microformats are a set of simple, open data formats built upon existing and widely adopted standards. Instead of throwing away what works today, microformats intend to solve simpler problems first by adapting to current behaviors and usage patters Everybody else is linking to and […]

Flickr XSLT

I was in a trough in work (don’t tell malarkey) so I took a break and wrote some xslt to get the images from my flickr account. It works in IE but doesn’t work in Firefox as the transformix xslt transformer (in disguise ) doesn’t support getting remote xml files in XSLT. XSLT File [code […]