Monthly Archives: January 2004

Origins of Foo and Bar

Reading through some docs I stopped to wonder for the first time where the ubiquitous identifiers foo and bar come from. Well check out this RFC for a thoroughly enjoyable etymological trip: http://www.faqs.org/rfcs/rfc3092.html foo

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MountainCreek

I spent a few hours snowboarding at MountainCreek yesterday, despite temperatures below 10 degrees and a complete lack of natural snow in this part of the world. No lift lines and a few days of snowmaking made for a totally … Continue reading

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Flash OOP Solution

After posting my frustration with unexplained ActionScript2 class errors, I got a great note from Cameron Childress that seems to identify the culprit as differing timestamps across network volumes.

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