Simon Willison’s Weblog


Thursday, 25th October 2007

CouchDB “Joins”. Different approaches to indexing a blog post and its associated comments in the non-relational CouchDB. # 8:27 am

Mailplane (via) A commercial OS X Gmail client built around a site-specific browser. # 7:57 am

Site-specific browsers and GreaseKit. New site-specific browser tool which lets you include a bunch of Greasemonkey scripts. For me, the killer feature of site-specific browsers is still cookie isolation (to minimise the impact of XSS and CSRF holes) but none of the current batch of tools advertise this as a feature, and most seem to want to share the system-wide cookie jar. # 7:56 am