Links for Monday 4 December 2017

4 Dec 2017 at Twitter

  • 10:20am: I can’t think of a joke to make about MPs being incapable of remembering passwords, or of finding a way to not have to remember them.
  • 11:02am: I mean, I know people who have trouble remembering passwords. But they don’t share them with the whole office and they don’t run a country.
  • 12:49pm: Well done @iiicouk, having your brand new site be unable to list “recommended browsers” in Safari is a feat. Come o… https://t.co/GZhIgeZEhA
  • 12:50pm: @iiicouk And your new password policy (8-12 chars, no “special characters”) is pretty poor too. I’m trusting you with my money!
  • 03:28pm: @spaceboy @antimega I’ve never been to https://t.co/NGQRrHFuNk but sounds good. But closed until summer 2018.
  • 04:10pm: HTML arguers! A list of blog posts, pictured. Should they be list items or a series of <article>s? I’m always chang… https://t.co/TcJsK9wxZy
  • 04:32pm: @infovore I thought that for ages, then changed my mind… But now I think the spec’s changed because it seems an ‘ar… https://t.co/r3Z2SpBTfL
  • 04:33pm: @TaylorRajesh Yeah, this is more about the semantic representation of the information, rather than how it will eventually look on the page.
  • 04:36pm: @infovore eg, I think the spec also used to say an <article> could, eg, be a comment… but now their example has com… https://t.co/ghKNsU24tY
  • 04:37pm: @infovore Yeah, but you know, I’m always trying to make things RIGHT. Among my other endlessly futile challenges.
  • 05:03pm: @drcongo I used to use them wherever I could, but I’ve started to think maybe they should only be used for definitions of some kind…
  • 08:42pm: @felixthehat I think the spec that html5doctor quotes is old. https://t.co/dt1sw0GVaJ now suggests it should be a “complete” article. Maybe.
  • 08:43pm: @felixthehat And could you not apply the Article schema to an <li>?
  • 09:35pm: @felixthehat An li makes most sense to me… until some indefinable point at which there’s so much in it it should be… https://t.co/BFdIJ773Bs
  • 09:46pm: Christmas present idea: @sonia__harris’s very sweary patterned fabric, cushions, mugs, scarves, wrapping paper, etc… https://t.co/w7IUxy27VZ

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