Blog by Sumana Harihareswara, Changeset founder

02 Feb 2011, 9:50 a.m.

Is Our Sumanas Learning?

Hi, reader. I wrote this in 2011 and it's now more than five years old. So it may be very out of date; the world, and I, have changed a lot since I wrote it! I'm keeping this up for historical archive purposes, but the me of today may 100% disagree with what I said then. I rarely edit posts after publishing them, but if I do, I usually leave a note in italics to mark the edit and the reason. If this post is particularly offensive or breaches someone's privacy, please contact me.

Yesterday + today:

Project Hamster screenshot Project Hamster is a nice timetracking app, better for my purposes than is gTimelog.

The magic code to add to an HTML page to make RSS autodiscovery work: <link rel="alternate" type="application/rss+xml" title="RSS Feed" href="/rss.xml">

What domain name to use, and thus how to construct an email address for email-to-SMS on my phone.

Where the downloadable gzipped archives link is on mailman archive pages (example). On the right, right under my nose; no need to cast about and start constructing a wget command.


Thomas Thurman
02 Feb 2011, 18:56 p.m.

I was thinking the other day how nice it would be to have a set of identifiers representing skills useful in the free software world. And then there'd be an XML format where you could describe a person's strengths. And then you'd use the rel="alternate" stuff to link it from your home page. Then you could have a simple search engine...