Minh’s Notes

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Minh Nguyễn
January 15th, 2005


Negative five

Peter Rother just redesigned his website/weblog (formerly bromidic deviation), and it’s looking slick. Except for one thing: when I viewed it yesterday, the calendar on his front page displayed the month of “January, 2005.” Ignoring the comma, there was one little error: the days that the calendar displayed ranged from January -5th to January 26th. Yes, that was a negative sign.

The issue’s since been fixed, despite my pleas to keep this hilarious bug – it’s one of those little quirks that could become The Next Big Thing™ in Web design.

Anyhow, kudos to Peter to his ongoing commitment to home-brewing his own CMS (blogging software), and setting it all up on his own server.

And Peter, is the check in the mail? Haven’t gotten the $2 for my mad troubleshooting skills yet… :^P


  1. Peter Rother acabo de rediseñar su sitio/bitácoras, y parece muy pulido. Había sólo una problema.

  2. I cleared pX’s cache, which should solve most of the problems the site was having Sunday after I upgraded. Plus: I’ve rigged Planet to display times in our local t...

  3. Updated: And of course, since no one has even mentioned yet the fact that today is Friday the 13th – possibly because we’ve all gotten over it (nah!) – I’ll chime in right now.

  4. You might be wondering why it’s taken me so incredibly long to finally blog about Planet Xavier’s long-awaited and long-needed redesign. As usual, the answer is procrastination.