snowing in seattle

It is snowing in Seattle. It is rare that it snows this far outside of the mountains, and even rarer that the snow actually sticks. I just drove from Downtown Seattle out to Redmond, and there is snow stuck all over the place. I guess they will be raiding grocery stores, cancelling schools and all…

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the trials and tribulations of working on IE

RaymondC posted a story about a 3rd party plug-in crashing IE on purpose. These are the sorts of things we have to deal with everyday. Its really quite amusing sometimes. At least 25% of all IE crashes are caused by third party plug-ins. I do not have the exact number in front of me. It…

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why IE will only let you save as BMP

Sometimes you go to save an image from a web page and the only option available to you is BMP, even though the image is obviously not a BMP. People often wonder why, so I will tell you. For whatever reason (perf, architectural simplicity, I dunno) the designers of mshtml decided to keep images around…

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