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2007/5/11-14 [Computer/SW/Languages/JavaScript] UID:46586 Activity:nil
5/10    Let's say I have the following DOM:
        node1 - (contains divs with name="subject", name="author", etc)
        node2 - (contains divs with name="subject", name="author", etc,
                 and contains other recursive nodes too)
        ...
        ...
        Yes, 1 node can encapsulate other nodes. Is there a way in
        js/DOM to say "From nodeX, I want to fetch all of my immediate
        (non grandchildren) children with name='subject'"?
        \_ this looks like a job for xpath
        \_ You can look at the nextSibling property and look for the name
           yourself.
2007/5/11-14 [Politics/Domestic/Immigration, Politics/Foreign/MiddleEast/Israel] UID:46587 Activity:nil
5/11    The Dark Side of Diversity by Pat Buchanan
        http://csua.org/u/io9 (townhall)
        I always knew Pat Buchanan was a crank, but this reaches
        whole new levels.
        \_ He's an isolationist, and has been for a long time.
        \_ IOW: "I never liked Pat and disagree with everything he says so
           I'm posting a random link that is mostly just a list of non-citizens
           who have gone on killing sprees and then delcaring him a crank in
           an effort to troll the motd".
           \- pat robertson is a good example of "if you put one foot in ice
              water and one foot in boiling water, on average you are ok"
           \- patrick buchanan is a good example of "if you put one foot in
              ice water and one foot in boiling water, on average you are ok"
              fallacy. i think he's reasonable and insightful about many things
              and has made some astute predictions [these arent about his
              opinions but his ability to make predictions, so that's a
              skill, if you will], but he certainly has some reprehensible
              views which dont get "averaged out" ... although he isnt
              any where close to the top of by "needs a beating" list.
              anywhere close to the top of by "needs a beating" list.
2007/5/11-14 [Science/GlobalWarming] UID:46588 Activity:nil
5/11    Have you seen this nuke?
        http://www.nature.com/news/2007/070508/full/070508-2.html
2007/5/11-14 [Computer/SW/Security, Computer/SW/OS/Windows] UID:46589 Activity:nil
5/11    Hackers use Windows Update to reliably download their malicious code:
        http://preview.tinyurl.com/2dorvr (computerworld.com)
2007/5/11-14 [Recreation/Dating, Reference/Law/Visa, Reference/Law/Court] UID:46590 Activity:nil
5/11    http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,271438,00.html
        Authorities charge 28 in South Carolina of arranging phony
        marriages to help foreigners evade immigration laws
2007/5/11-14 [Recreation/Dating] UID:46591 Activity:kinda low Entry has been invalidated. Access denied.
2007/5/11-14 [Science/Biology] UID:46592 Activity:nil
5/11    Evolution Stinks:
        http://urltea.com/jb0 (chron.com)
2007/5/11 [Uncategorized] UID:46593 Activity:nil
5/11    [Commentless video links? C'mon, try harder.]
2007/5/11-15 [Science/GlobalWarming] UID:46594 Activity:nil
5/11    Mars also facing global warming:
        http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/article1720024.ece
        \_ So says the science editor of the Murdoch-owned Sunday Times.
           Mars != Earth.  The leed is misleading bullshit.  Can't speak
           to the underlying research.  Haven't seen it.
        \_ That's been known for a while.  The NASA WAG is that the albedo has
           darkened due to storm patterns, so it's absorbing more energy.
           -emarkp
            \_ I've also heard planet wobbling used to explain it away.
               Not sure if the multiple explanation makes me more likely to
               discount it as evidence of solargenic :) warming or less.
2007/5/11-14 [Academia/Berkeley/CSUA/Troll, Academia/Berkeley/CSUA/Motd] UID:46595 Activity:nil
5/11    http://csua.com/Academia/Berkeley/CSUA/Troll
        I just found out trollers have their own category on the categorizer.
        How do I get my own category? I want to be immortalized.
        \_ You *are* The Troll.
C
2007/5/11-15 [Uncategorized] UID:46596 Activity:nil
5/11    How do AFRICAN AMERICANS come up with names for babies? I mean,
        how in the world did they come up with Moeisha, Lotisha, ShaNayNay,
        Lashanda, Mashequila, Shakisha, DeShawn, Darnell, Jamal, etc
        etc?  http://slate.com/id/2116449
        \_ Some have arabic or african roots, but are a number of steps
           removed, linguistically.  For example, Shanene is, IIRC, a many
           times transliterated version of janeanne. Many, as partha points
           out, are directly arabic/african. --scotsman
        \- er in the "which of these doent belong" spirit, jamal is probably
           from the common arabic name. same for say shaquil variants.
2007/5/11-14 [Politics/Domestic/Election, Politics/Domestic/President] UID:46597 Activity:nil
5/11    Kiss free speech goodbye.
        http://csua.org/u/ioe
        \_ Random overly-sensational not particularly descriptive comment.
           \_ A congressional caucus got together to threaten the advertisers
              of a PBS documentary.  How is that overly-sensational?
              \_ It implies that there was some sort of official move on the
                 part of the government to end all free speech. It brings to
                 mind visions of Orwellian dystopias. Instead, what you have is
                 the market being brought to bear on the sponsors of a film,
                 and subsequent pressure from those sponsors on the maker of
                 the film. Burns is not obligated to listen to his sponsors,
                 and his sponsors are not obligated to pay attention to threats
                 from activist groups; that they did so bespeaks of nothing
                 more than a lack of conviction that the film in its original
                 form was worth fighting to the death for.
                 \_ Again, a CONGRESSIONAL CAUCUS threatened the advertisers.
                    \_ You appear to have difficulty evaluating the actual
                       significance of events.
2007/5/11 [Uncategorized] UID:46598 Activity:nil
5/11    How long will the following line last on motd before emarkp
        censors it? I'm betting 3 minutes, how about you guys?
        VAGINA
2007/5/11 [Uncategorized] UID:46599 Activity:nil
5/11    Please stop censoring emarkp.
        \_ The motd needs an omega wolf. -- ilyas
2007/5/11-15 [Politics/Domestic/California, Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:46600 Activity:nil
5/11    '[A] Vote for Romney is [a] vote for Satan'
        http://www.worldnetdaily.com/news/article.asp?ARTICLE_ID=55642
2007/5/11-15 [Politics/Domestic/Election] UID:46601 Activity:nil
5/11    Guiliani snubs a farm family in Iowa because they aren't
        millionaires.
        http://www.anamosaje.com/NewsArchive/2007/May/3/news.html#1
2007/5/11-15 [Uncategorized] UID:46602 Activity:nil
5/11    Work safe picture. What do you guys think about this gal?
        Me thinks she's SUPER DUPER HOT:
        http://img219.imageshack.us/my.php?image=sportbikebabe4cx4.jpg
        \_ She's hot, but not very toned. The pole vaulter girl is
           10x hotter.
        \_ keywords: motorcycle bikini hot
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