Thomas Steiner (@tomayac)

Hamburg, Germany

The below is an off-site archive of all tweets posted by @tomayac ever

October 2010

Embarrassed of code I wrote just a couple of weeks/days(?) ago. Guess that’s a good sign of progress. Blaming @cramforce.

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@aygul Glückwunsch! Jetzt kannst du das hier lesen (unten die Leseprobe): http://bit.ly/b5GqiW (oder noch besser hören).

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Playing w/ ’s experimental APIs http://bit.ly/97Jfpt to improve Breadcrumb Navigator extension http://bit.ly/dfuzUr. Experimental!

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Reviewing the + 1.1 working draft document in order to get it to Last Call status: http://bit.ly/c8PcSb.

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@cramforce [‘Svenja’, ‘Malte’].join(‘∞’);

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Finally happy w/ the speed of thanks to @cramforce’s help, but now @bueda throws 500 Internal Server Errors http://bit.ly/df5W7g.

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@pbakaus Fair enough, but Google/Apple TV are pretty useless outside of the US anyways currently w/o Hulu & the like…

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@pikodemo Actually, no. /\s+/ is enough. No need to use the global flag.

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Thx instant fundas http://bit.ly/92btKu & SumTips http://bit.ly/9lo12L for Breadcrumb Navigarome Extension posts http://bit.ly/dfuzUr

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@cramforce Haha, humbly rewriting my JavaScript code once you’ve seen it, and still feeling stupid.

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@pikodemo Duh, fair enough ;-) Even enforces my point. Intelligence required.

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Random rant: I hate space-separated attribute values in XML/(X)HTML. Who the hell came up w/ this? var = elem.className.split(/\s+/);

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@mfhepp While mine is not really cool yet. It works quite low-tech on rdfs:label & gr:hasEAN_UCC-13. Runs nicely on Overstock.com, though.

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RT @mfhepp: now access. to client-side scripts http://bit.ly/a1a5oe. Hopin 4 cool browser exts //1st ;-) http://bit.ly/clR7HM

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Published a : Navigator http://bit.ly/dfuzUr. Browse any site in a breadcrumb-like way.

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@dakoller @GoogleAPIGurus Thx :-) All early Ɑ/β extensions, but hey, release early, release often. Goal is to see usefulness of .

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Coded yet another extension: Amazon Checker http://bit.ly/clR7HM. Also based on the API spec draft.

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applidium for the is on the ! http://bit.ly/dtep5V

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@dalmaer All the best for @bgalbs’s & your new plans. WebOS is a great platform, though, thanks for evangelizing it up to here.

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Running ones app for the 1st time on a real device, what an emotional moment :-) Thanks @appcelerator for making this possible.

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@ldodds If it’s worth the extra mile, would you mind compiling a link list & share it somehow? Thanks in advance.

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RT @lechatpito: Interesting demos available on the challenge page http://bit.ly/zevxN // . Still fine-tuning .

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.@ldodds “”What are your favorite articles?” > Definitively http://bit.ly/c3shil by @fielding himself. So true!

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RT @stilkov @beaTunesApp: just deprecated on (future versions of) OS X http://tinyurl.com/24vce…, from the 10.6 Update 3 notes

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enables “hibernate” shutdown (as it’s called in Windows) for your beloved : http://bit.ly/bh5miB (via @TUAW)

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RT @nemet: Nice work on Disconnect ( extension), @byoogle // +1

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joehewitt Until Android is read/write open, it’s no different than iOS to me. Open source means sharing control with the community, not show and tell.

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goodie: iterating over NodeLists: for (var i = 0, node; node = nodes[i]; i++) {/**/}. Saves the nodes.length call.

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RT @cramforce: Want to use @kangax’s for something http://bit.ly/czMXQz // +1. Ultra cool.

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Just “bought” my 1st app on : http://bit.ly/cBYqF8. The interesting part is the verification docs: http://mzl.la/bi2vSl.

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Battles just not worth dying for: your university matriculation website requiring a Java-enabled Windows browser. FSCK, UPC.edu.

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@vinoaj Wow, so bad? Going there, too, remember? Any Internet-related advise?

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, tweaking, profiling. What a rewarding circle. Using the profiler b/c the Dev one keeps crashing w/ .

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RT @kangax: All of ’s syntax annoyances (and few more) are now fixed — http://goo.gl/WQ1s // via@aemkeii

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Arubin the definition of open: “mkdir android ; cd android ; repo init -u git://android.git.kernel.org/platform/manifest.git ; repo sync ; make”

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@creativecommons Have you seen my extension: Highlighter: http://bit.ly/ahpxd5? Built on top of the API.

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@Modulaweb Obviously. Simply, the layer should be right :-)

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@Modulaweb IMHO it’s wrong when the “” API returns “200 OK” & the responseText.result.success is 400 or something in case of an error.

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If your API requires me to do “if (responseText.result.success === 200)”, you’re doing something wrong. There’s , you know?

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Converting http://bit.ly/ckLIJf from an app that works to an app that works faster. Good that @cramforce sits next desk.

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@_Yllier_ Bought FullScreen for Safari. Honestly I’m rather unimpressed. 3/2 finger swipes dont really seem to work well (“Pinch” conflict).

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Ihnatko RIP Benoit Mandelbrot. Thank God he wasn’t murdered. It would have taken the cops forever to draw the chalk outline.

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@juansequeda @novaspivack IMHO only iff (double ‘f’) the boost (hype?) lasts. Still ’s a good thing for . | CC: @mfhepp

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ivan_herman Open Data as a Tangram: http://wp.me/p2kWp-aK

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RT @manusporny The state of http://ht.ly/2Uw1Q by Knud Möller via @mhausenblas //It’s document.getElementById (singular!)

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@juansequeda , . Both work phones, both excellent & w/ complimentary strengths. Using both.

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@juansequeda Disliking (tweets from) either ;-) Replying to your q, tho: everyone I know from UK, FR, DE, ES uses 4Sq . Or Facebook Places.

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@bsletten Any news w/ regards to the huge PDF? Can’t wait to see your music examples. Thanks in advance & happy weekend.

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RT @dalmaer: Looking at how EnvJS simulates browser events http://ajxn.it/bd9VcF // event delegation. Learnt a lot from this!

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moustaki RT @juansequeda Great slides from @ivan_herman. Great introduction with a real world example: BBC website http://bit.ly/cyrlDu

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chanezon RT @timbray: It would be mean-spirited to gloat: http://is.gd/g3zDZ - rest vs soap, a hot debate 5 years ago, moot today

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@bsletten Cool! Thank you very much! Dropbox is perfect for sharing such stuff.

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@bsletten Do you share the slides (if there were some)? Thanks!

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RT @tomayac: RT @jerem: Inline Web Workers in 8 [Corrected link: http://bit.ly/9REfRX

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RT @jerem: Inline Web Workers in 8: new Worker(window.createBlobURL(new BlobBuilder().append(script).getBlob())) http://goo.gl/KvEn

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wikier ’s papers available to download: http://ur1.ca/220a4

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Got my visa for China. Looking forward to my 1st Asia trip ever :-) is fun & hard work, too; but work that I can choose.

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@manusporny Is __vocab__ the equivalent to (@)base? “foo(@)lang” & “bar^^type” requires parsing & potentially escaping. Trade-off to attrib?

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@dakoller I’m not aware of enabled libs, but am no expert on that domain. For the 2nd q: could you elaborate & email me?

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@dakoller My own lib that (partly) implements the current spec draft. Based on triple extraction. Early alpha.

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Bug fix releases for my 2 extensions: Highlighter http://bit.ly/ahpxd5, Triples Lister http://bit.ly/dzMYTA

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cygri New characters in Unicode: 1F648 SEE-NO-EVIL-MONKEY, 1F649 HEAR-NO-EVIL-MONKEY, 1F64A SPEAK-NO-EVIL-MONKEY http://bit.ly/bou6NS

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@cygri I’d say singular, so does Google Trends: http://bit.ly/9IpfNi

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@algermissen Thanks! Try your favorite search engine w/ “wordpress enable full text rss feed” ;-) Sorry, I have no clue of WordPress.

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Thanks all for feedback on my Triple Lister extension (http://bit.ly/93xyaG). It’s v0.0.1 for a reason ;-) Working on fixes.

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@algermissen Wondering whether you could switch from a snippet RSS feed to a full RSS feed? So annoying having to click thru to great posts.

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rworth Life after Google: Brad Neuberg’s HTML5 start-up http://goo.gl/s6zw

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The URI to my Triples Lister ext. was broken. Use http://bit.ly/ab5kcc to install. Blog post http://bit.ly/be7K0A

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stshank A whole lot of Chrome hardware acceleration features just got pushed back from v.8 to v.9 http://bit.ly/ci0zw8

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Released another extension: the Triples Lister (http://bit.ly/rdfalister), based on the RDFa API draft.

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RT @marin_dimitrov: Semantic Web Challenge 2010 submissions avail. http://bit.ly/dbbaqg (via @ISWC2010)

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RWW The Story Behind “Free Public WiFi” - It’s Not http://rww.to/bqgfvE

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@frischkopp Immer wieder ein Klassiker ;-) Habe heute ein Visum für China beantragt: “Leiden Sie an Aussatz?”. Ähm, nein.

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@cygri Thanks for the provided data. Will look what I can do with it. No ETA yet, though (might take some time). Cheers, Tom

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@jaymyers You are welcome. Happy this helps and will be fixed :-) Thanks @mfhepp for forwarding.

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To all people: please change your default passwords now: http://bit.ly/coGo2k!

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Back in land :D using Beta 4 on FW 4.1 w/ Baseband 01.59.00. Thx @chronicdevteam, @comex & egohot. Awesome!

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@ldodds You can use this tool http://bit.ly/9nuEF7 for sites containing Flickr img. rarely might have data http://bit.ly/8XvzHa too

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@mfhepp Is this <span property=”gr:opens” datatype=”xsd:time”>10:00<ins>a</ins></span> valid ? From http://bit.ly/a8VoMk. Thx!

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Answering my question from http://bit.ly/aRI38S: the solution is the contains() function: //*[@REL[contains(., ‘rdfs:seeAlso’)]]

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Hoping for help: make <span rel=”rdfs:seeAlso foaf:depiction”><a href=”x.png”>x.png</a></span> match //*[@REL=’rdfs:seeAlso’]

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dalmaer You dont “deploy HTML5” Philipe. You can use modern features though. TODAY. http://ajxn.it/b53EK7

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@gkob Ouch, I feel with you.

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@dret You got any more details w/ regards to potential outcomes? A priori interested…

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@aemkei You’re on an experiment. They run many of them in, some more, some less visible. Enjoy :-)

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RWW Freak Out: Google Goggles Comes to the iPhone http://rww.to/bFQBrS

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@devewm Thanks :-) Fixing as soon as I get SSH access…

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Good day. Lotta API &a#JSON serializations reviewing. Quickly leaving the Google office w/ inbox 0. Blogged http://bit.ly/bxlira.

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jonathanstark Just decompressed the source code for the gmail mobile web app - ton of interesting stuff in there http://bit.ly/bYsJIU

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@danbri Try http://bit.ly/9XlDsF (LGPL licensed). My source for all icon needs.

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GUO Graph Diff by @webr3: calculates the difference between 2 graphs in order to ‘em: http://bit.ly/dgyHWH

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kurrik Woo! New element.classList support in Chrome means never having to write an add/remove class function again: http://mzl.la/cbnve2

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.@cygri There already is an option in to turn “friendly” 404s off http://bit.ly/aEtajM (Disable suggestions on nav errors)

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.@cygri Bloating is what people tend to do, yes. Or live w/ native 404s. Or switch browsers. Or star this bug http://bit.ly/aV3nZc

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novaspivack NELL - a computer program that continuously learns facts by reading the Web http://nyti.ms/aIMHIH

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RT @mamund: “Put method=DELETE and method=PUT to rest.” http://go.mamund.com/5bx6 [mca blog] // Man, this is sad!

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.@cygri Considered a feature: http://bit.ly/9CIFMv wrt. 404 pages and 512byte size minimum.

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stilkov RT @tillsc: Why is there no PUT and DELETE support for forms in the editor’s draft (http://bit.ly/cA9qUu) anymore?

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Posted on the Working Group’s mailing list: http://bit.ly/awgVte

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@dakoller Check out @paul_houle’s latest update to Ookaboo: http://bit.ly/cAdWsS. Thanks for your initial pointer!

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@vinoaj Going Nov 6-12, but need to head home directly after the conference b/o the kids. Need a separate excuse for Singapore ;-) Ideas?

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Subscribed to couple of mailing lists. Unsubscribed from couple of W3C RSS feeds. Let’s see how that goes. Sent 2: http://bit.ly/bZZuEj

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Renewing passport for China visa. Old one was issued in 2006, now using the same photo again for new one. Plus 2010 fingerprints.

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image format proposed. Take video codec, apply part of it to still images, add container format, ready: http://bit.ly/da7jjp :-)

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RT @ivan_herman: Visualizing the German budget with Offener Haushalt http://bit.ly/9MlXAX //

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Was sick since Monday, missed entirely. Bummer. Today 1st day back at work & submitted2cWeb Challenge. Hope!

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