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30 May 1999
Did some more tweaking of 15 Minutes, our celebrity interview 'zine, and updated the usual pages.

29 May 1999
Released A List Apart Digest 180. If you make Web sites, this moderated mailing list can be extremely helpful – and membership is free. Added new reader submissions to Mr Jenkins's Last Martini, the Web's oldest alcoholic haiku contest.

28 May 1999
In this week's issue of A List Apart 2, for people who make Web sites: Web designers have come to a fork in the road. One way lies our traditional role as service professionals; the other path may lead to freedom. Yours truly on Slouching Toward Authorship. Plus: accessibility, XSL, fine design, and Euro-spam in Outside Reading.

27 May 1999
Our little cat Peeps, just six years old, died in our arms at 7:15 p.m. EST.

26 May 1999
Rounded up the usual suspects. (Jenkins, avec Gypsies, and assorted Guests.) Began planning Secret Project 2000. (Secret Project '98 was, of course, The Web Standards Project – and Secret Project '99 was A List Apart 2.)

25 May 1999
Before & After Magazine joins us an advertiser. Not terribly exciting for you, perhaps. But if you're interested in graphic design, you might enjoy a free trial issue.
        Released A List Apart Digest No. 179. Refreshed the Exit Gallery and various other bits and pieces of the site.

24 May 1999
Streamlined the code and navigational flow of our interview 'zine 15 Minutes, where movie stars and cyber stars do what they love most: talk about themselves.

23 May 1999
Readers never seem to tire of contributing trivia or insights about the champagne music master to our Lawrence Welk mailbox. Or submitting new haikus to Mr Jenkins's Last Martini, the web's oldest alcoholic haiku contest. Or signing our Guestbook. Or stealing our graphics and writing to tell us, so they may be added to our Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves page. We no longer have to write a thing here. Our readers do it all for us.

22 May 1999
More submissions to Mr Jenkins's Last Martini, the web's oldest alcoholic haiku contest, plus updates to the usual pages. Our Ad Graveyard was the featured site at the Crapco Comedy Connection, and we are naturally, deeply honored.

21 May 1999
In this week's issue of A List Apart 2, for people who make Web sites: Broadband, schmoadband. In the real world, we must trick our pages into loading faster. Jeffrey Veen shows how, in The Illusion of Speed. And new contributor D. Keith Robinson tells how to widen your audience (and comply with the law) in Access: Everybody Wins.

20 May 1999
More submissions to Mr Jenkins's Last Martini, the web's oldest alcoholic haiku contest. Refreshed the Guestbook and Gypsies directory.

17 - 18 May 1999
The Web Standards Project will make an announcement later this week.

16 May 1999
More submissions to Mr Jenkins's Last Martini, the web's oldest alcoholic haiku contest.

14 May 1999
In today's issue of A List Apart 2, our weekly 'zine for people who make Web sites:
        TESTING 1-2-3: It's not important to test your site. It's essential. Julia Hayden returns with techniques that work on sites that don't. The career you save may be your own.
        DISPATCHES FROM A WARZONE: War has a new casualty: access. Read the last transmission from Slobodan Markovic of Yugoslavia, before his internet access was shut off by order of the U.S. Government.
        OUTSIDE READING: The Writer's Guild of America thinks the web needs writers. Tidbits thinks mailing lists call for manners. Earthweb has all kinds of Javascript tips, and Steven Champeon is taking names. Plus a host of beautifully designed sites.

12 May 1999
We are pleased to discover that the W3C's Cascading Style Sheets page recommends our ALA article, "Fear of Style Sheets." Continued to update The Web Standards Project and prepared Friday's issue of A List Apart, our weekly magazine and daily digest for people who make Web sites.

11 May 1999
Revised the style sheet on The Web Standards Project to accommodate the quirks of yet another browser. Refreshed the usual low-end pages here.

10 May 1999
Released A List Apart Digest 176.

8 - 9 May 1999
Refreshed Dr Web's comments on HTML validation, Cascading Style Sheets, and Web Building Tools. Our Pardon My Icons collection was named a "Key Resource" by Links2Go.

7 May 1999
In issue 1.16 of A List Apart 2, our weekly online magazine for people who make Web sites: Frames Without Tears, Writing for the Web 2, and ALA Greatest Hits.

6 May 1999
Released A List Apart Digest 175.

5 May 1999
Buried alive in projects. Updated the usual sections, and tweaked the core page.

4 May 1999
More submissions to Mr Jenkins's Last Martini, the web's oldest alcoholic haiku contest; plus updates to the usual utility pages. Released A List Apart Digest 174.

3 May 1999
Bee-yootiful new banner artwork, just for you, in Linker's Delight. And still another submission to Mr Jenkins's Last Martini, the web's oldest alcoholic haiku contest.

2 May 1999
Refreshed the Awards page, the Exit Gallery links, and Gypsies, Tramps & Thieves, our directory of sites that use our free graphics. Updated the News pages at The Web Standards Project and made some late-breaking additions to this week's issue of A List Apart 2.

1 May 1999
Dancing the Happy Dance! The Web Standards Project took second place in Builder.com's Web Innovators of the Year Awards, after Mozilla.org. As you know, the WaSP is a grassroots coalition of web developers and users fighting for standards in our industry.
        Released A List Apart Digest 173.
        A new U.S. law requires Web sites to become handicapped accessible.




 
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