Phil Ackley's Radio Thingumabob

daily link  Monday, February 25, 2002

Garth has something to say about the Olympic closing ceremonies.  11:06:06 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Bada-bing! It worked! I'm posting from Radio's news Aggregator to a local copy of Movable Type using the Manila-Blogger Bridge Tool.

Need help? Let me know! The hardest part was modifying the mt-mxlrpc.cgi script to parse HTML. I found the applicable code in the MT support forums, but when I tried to modify the perl script, I broke something. Several trips to my apache error logs later, though, I worked out all the bugs.

[Mon Feb 25 21:31:46 2002] [error] [client] Premature end of script headers: /Library/WebServer/CGI-Executables/mt-xmlrpc.cgi Unrecognized character xCA at /Library/WebServer/CGI-Executables/mt-xmlrpc.cgi line 268.

Heh. I feel like I accomplished something!  9:39:28 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Line 268. Getting closer.  9:32:58 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Test 2. We've moved the error from line 125 to 153 of mt-xmlrpc.cgi--I guess that counts for something?  9:31:25 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Test  9:28:57 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Why won't this work? has anyone else been succesful posting to MT through Radio?  9:12:19 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Still testing Movable Type. Sick of this yet?  9:08:58 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

A List Apart: Slash Forward (Some URLs are better than others). “Chances are, you’ve come across an example of poor link structure in your many travels online. The problem is that most of the time, developers don’t even realise that they’re needlessly taxing their server (even if it’s just a smidge).” []

I'm so guilty of this.  8:47:27 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

Urban Iditarod. "Brian Sobolak, an unindicted co-conspirator of the Squid that Laughs, passes along a pointer to the Urban Iditarod: In the Alaskan Iditarod, more than sixty dog sled teams race across the frozen tundra from Anchorage to Nome. In our urban version, teams of "dogs"..." [More Like This WebLog]

I guess that's all well and good, but the real Iditarod is starting right in my hometown next week.  8:43:35 PM  permalink   Add a comment   

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