Nice. I switch my Stupid Twitter Trick to use UTF-8,
and this is what I get for my trouble:
HTTP/1.1 401 Unauthorized
Date: Mon, 03 Jan 2011 12:29:02 GMT
Status: 401 Unauthorized
WWW-Authenticate: Basic realm="Twitter API"
Content-Type: application/json; charset=utf-8
Cache-Control: no-cache, max-age=300
Expires: Mon, 03 Jan 2011 12:34:02 GMT
No UTF-8 characters, posts fine. Any UTF-8 characters, I get
this. I think the problem is that the character set isn't being sent along
with the post and I don't have a clue about how that's done. Nor do I think
there's an actual standard for this (I don't recall ever coming across
This UTF-8 stuff is hard. No, I mean hard. I wish I was
making that up.
You have my permission to link freely to any entry here. Go
ahead, I won't bite. I promise.
The dates are the permanent links to that day's entries (or
entry, if there is only one entry). The titles are the permanent
links to that entry only. The format for the links are
simple: Start with the base link for this site: http://boston.conman.org/, then add the date you are
interested in, say 2000/08/01,
so that would make the final URL:
You can also specify the entire month by leaving off the day
portion. You can even select an arbitrary portion of time.
You may also note subtle shading of the links and that's
intentional: the “closer” the link is (relative to the
page) the “brighter” it appears. It's an experiment in
using color shading to denote the distance a link is from here. If
you don't notice it, don't worry; it's not all that
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symbol, design element, et cetera mentioned in these pages is a
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