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  • Auto escaping HTML in RSS with blosxom

    Out of the box, blosxom comes with simple HTML and RSS formats built in. In order to get the RSS 0.91 feed set-up correctly, blosxom escapes HTML tags during the story generation phase where is finds an XML content-type (specifically: $content_type =~ m{\Wxml$}).

  • Stanton Drew

    After the rain and wind yesterday we were glad to awake this morning to clear blue skies and sunshine. Just right for another trip into the countryside and - you guessed it - more photos!

  • NO2ID Petition

    NO2ID, an umbrella organisation campaigning against the government’s proposed ID card and National Identity Register scheme, are running an online petition (link removed, dead and redirecting to spam domain) which I encourage you to sign. The closing date is the 19th November, so don’t delay!

  • Universal Healthcare

    Over the last week, the BBC have been making a great deal (press releases: 1, 2, 3, 4) of the results of a poll they comissioned from ICM, the Healthy Britain survey.

  • Kidnapped cows and stolen screams

    It’s been a bad week for art lovers in Scandinavia. Last week, a gang of “Militant Graffiti Artists” in Sweden stole a fibreglass cow from the international CowParade exhibition and threatened to sacrifice it unless the cows were declared “non-art”. According to Reuters (link removed, long dead), the organisers of the Stockholm exhibition have until noon today to meet their demands… Sadly, it seems they didn’t capitulate.