URLs suck

jerakeen.org contains just about everything I produce, and I try to use sensible urls – every page has a unique url, of the form /category/slug/ or /category/yyyy/mm/dd/slug/. The index for a category is just /category/. Pages have tags, and you can see all pages belonging to a tag at /tags/tagname/ as well. You can search […]

the broken desktop metaphor

There was a throw-away comment by Dan Hill in an article on Elite about the desktop metaphor and the workarounds we have to use to make it work. Now, I don’t think exposé is a work-around. I think it’s the most sophisticated window-management system I’ve ever used, it’s lovely. But it does hilight something that’s […]