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    And the PHP soap opera rumbles on…

    Published October 25th, 2006

    If you’ve been paying attention to the PHP scene then you should be aware that the next significant revision — version 5.2 — is imminent. Or at least, it should be. Of course this is PHP so no new release can be made without at least a bit of drama. It seems that this time […]

    XSLT, parameters, for-each and variables

    Published October 20th, 2006

    Here’s another one of those really obscure things that will probably not be important to anyone at all, ever. Anyway, it took me a while to work it out so I’m going to record it here for future reference. The problem: using XSLT, I wanted to pass a node-tree as a parameter to a template […]

    Internet Explorer, third-party cookies and the amazing ‘disappearing’ P3P

    Published October 17th, 2006

    Phew, the last 24 hours or so have been a bit of a nightmare. Beware: what follows probably affects a tiny number of people and will likely be tedious and largely irrelevant as far as the majority of the population of the world is concerned. If you don’t know what the phrase ‘third-party cookies’ means, […]

    Internet Explorer, forms, JavaScript and null

    Published October 13th, 2006

    I don’t know how widely known this one is, but it just caught me out so I thought I’d post it here. Let’s say you have form with a text input box. Now, let’s say that (for some reason) you decide to use JavaScript to set the value of that input box to null — that […]