Mark Pilgrim

Mark Pilgrim, commenting on iTunes’ RSS handling, wrote:

  • Dates can be declared without a weekday, time, or timezone. June 31st is a legal date, but for interoperability reasons, it is displayed as July 1st.
  • ...
  • iTunes completely ignores HTTP (part 2). It will continue to attempt to fetch feeds marked 410 Gone forever. This reminds me of one of my ex-girlfriends, but that's a story for another day.

He’s always so much fun to read! His Dive Into Python is one of my favourite programming books. I wish he hadn’t stopped blogging.

PS: How did I wake up at 5 AM? :-(