Where have I been?

I know a few people have wondered why I appear to have stopped blogging altogether.   Well, the short version is because I did.  The longer version is that I got tired of dealing with the negativity  – although it’s been suggested that I turn off comments, that isn’t really me.  I don’t think “not…


I feel happy, too…

…that someone got it.  Thanks, Hal – standards compliance and not breaking existing websites are, in fact, why I show up to work. BTW, I will be at Web Directions North 08, MIX08, and (this just in) SXSW08.


My opinion.

Golly, I love this job. Okay, before you read any further, go read the tagline of this blog. In case you’re reading it through RSS, I’ll paste it here: “This is the personal blog of Chris Wilson, Platform Architect of the Internet Explorer Platform team at Microsoft (and ex-Group Program Manager).” Underscore that “personal” bit….


What I think about ES4.

Dean Edwards asked me in a comment on the IEBlog what I personally thought of the ES4 proposal. (‘You say that “Microsoft” think that the web is best served by the creation of a new language. Your name is at the bottom of this article. What do *you* think?’ – I’ll let the FUD comment…


Best. Spam. Evar.

“Dear Chris: This is a shameless marketing e-mail, so if you don’t want to be marketed to, FOR GOODNESS SAKES, TURN OFF YOUR COMPUTER.”


Oh! Oh! Wait!

I’m skeptical cat!


I am… sad cookie cat.

You are: Sad Cookie Cat 54% Affectionate, 40% Excitable, 60% Hungry You are the classic Shakespearian tragedy of the lolcat universe. The sad story of a baking a cookie, succumbing to gluttony, and in turn consuming the very cookie that was to be offered. Bad grammar ensues. To see all possible results, checka dis. Link:…



This Thursday, I’m going to be going on vacation.  For the first time in a very long time, I’m actually going to be totally offline for at least part of it – since I’m spending a week on a liveaboard dive boat in the Dry Tortugas (west of Key West in Florida).  So, if you’re…