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Monthly Archives: June 2008

Why destination-based popup blocking fails

Johnf mused about hav­ing fire­fox allow popups based on des­tin­a­tion, rather than source. Here’s why it’s a non-trivi­al prob­lem.

Trying to detect the state of the caps-lock key in X

Before I begin, I know that a lot of people hate the caps lock key, and tend to remap it to do some­thing else. I am most emphat­ic­ally not one of those people. One of the first things I did when I bought my Eee was replace the oper­at­ing sys­tem it ships with. I’ve toyed […]