Archive for December, 2005

Overuse of Floats Considered Harmful linkage

Thursday, December 29th, 2005

Overuse of Floats Considered Harmful definitely deserves a link. I’ve thought the same thing for a while now, and do my best to avoid using them except for things like floating pictures in columns of text. You can tell, when you try to use them for overall page layout, that they just weren’t made for it and attempting it is hackish at best. Hopefully the new layout features of CSS 3 will arrive soon, and soon enough that float usage isn’t hardcoded into authors’ minds like table layout has been.

Bayesian Tagging

Friday, December 2nd, 2005

So why haven’t I heard of any CMSes using Bayesian filtering to automatically suggest tags for blog posts? Am I reading the wrong places? Have I heard of it, and just have a bad memory? ‘Cause this can’t be a new idea…