Simon Willison’s Weblog

Monday, 2nd April 2007

The problem with pixels. IE7 lets users resize pixel-based fonts. Is it finally time to stop avoiding pixel sizing in CSS? # 2:11 pm

The RADAR Architecture: RESTful Application, Dumb-Ass Recipient (via) Dave Thomas points out that REST expects smart clients, but browsers are dumb (only really support POST and GET). His suggested fix is to build a pure REST service and then drop in a server-side application proxy that sits between the browser and the REST backend. # 10:42 am

Don’t buy Parallels in a box. If you buy a boxed retail copy of Parallels Desktop in the UK (as I did) you’ll have all sorts of problems with your license key. Buy it online from the US website instead. # 10:35 am

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