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Thursday, 19th June 2008

When Bugs Collide: Fixing Text Dimming in Firefox 2. Handy tips from Drew on fixing the glitchy text rendering in Firefox 2 when you animate opacity without breaking alpha-transparent PNGs in IE6.

# 6:09 pm / browsers, bugs, css, drew-mclellan, firefox2, ie6, javascript, jquery, opacity, pngs

PortingDjangoTo3k. Martin von Loewis has started assembling a patch. His write-up illustrates some key differences between Python 2.X and Python 3—it looks like Django’s unicode handling is going to require the most work.

# 5:53 pm / django, martinvonloewis, python, python3k, unicode

Kellogg’s™ Lego® Fruit Flavored Snacks (via) On the one hand, from a child safety point of view this is clearly one of most stupid product ideas in recent history. On the other hand, I really, really want some.

# 8:38 am / kelloggs, lego, pennyarcade, safety

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