Rat's Nest
Bloggage, rants, and occasional notes of despair

An apology, of sorts

Both of my readers will have undoubtedly all sorts of weirdness in the appearance this site in the past couple of weeks -- strange characters, strange font face switches, and the like.  The reason for this is simple.

CityDesk 2.0 sucks.  In fact, it sucks big fat hairy diseased moose penis.

There's probably a certain amount of WILIWIK involved.  There's also probably that, after returning to blogging after so long away, I've just forgotten all of the little tricks that were second nature to me to maintain an acceptable appearance.  But there's also little question that CityDesk 2.0 doesn't translate anything beyond 7-bit ASCII to HTML entities well.  In fact, it doesn't even make a reasonable attempt.

This blog is a labor of love -- well, mild like; if it were a passionate affair, I wouldn't have stayed away for months -- so I'm not going to spend big bucks on software to more precisely control its appearance;  I no longer have the big bucks to spend.  Now that I have a better grasp of the limitations of CityDesk, however, I'll do a better job at using it.


John "Akatsukami" Braue Tuesday, September 30, 2003