Recent Changes

Put up in a place
where it's easy to see
the cryptic admonishment
When you feel how depressingly
slowly you climb,
it's well to remember that
Things Take Time.

Piet Hein

This page lists all recent changes to my web site except for new journal entries, along with a brief description. Some of this information will be repeated in my journal, but more minor changes will only be noted here. An RSS feed of this information is also available.

Also see changes from 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009, and 2008.

March 2017

2017-03-19 — Various update to Netnews standards

Add new Cancel-Lock drafts and move that I-D into the actively developed section. Add RFC 5064 (Archived-At) and RFC 7259 (Jabber-ID) to the list of related standards.

2017-03-19 — Various updates to NNTP standards

Add version -05 of draft-elie-nntp-tls-recommendations. Update the reference to draft-murchison-nntp-compress to RFC 8054. Move RFC 1738 to obsolete, since RFC 5538 has been published. Add a link to the uwildmat documentation in the discussion of RFC 2980.

2017-03-18 — Add 2017 Tiptree winner

Add the winner of the 2016 Tiptree Award (When the Moon Was Ours, by Anne-Marie McLemore).

February 2017

2017-02-20 — Add nominees for 2017 Nebula award for best novel

Add the nominees for the 2017 Nebula award for best novel (none yet read).

2017-02-19 — Add RFC 8054 for NNTP compression

RFC 8054 on NNTP compression has been published. Add it to the RFCs page, move the drafts to the section for published RFCs, and update some other references.

2017-02-11 — Broken link cleanup

Another periodic cleanup of broken links.

2017-02-07 — Update blogs in journal sidebar

Remove some things I don't read any more, add lightreads, Ask A Manager, and Love, Joy, Feminism, update the URL for Weasel Words, and reflect the change of SF Reviews to SFF180.

2017-02-07 — Remove changes from December 2016

Remove the changes from December 2016 from the Recent Changes page.

January 2017

2017-01-31 — Review: A Closed and Common Orbit

Review of A Closed and Common Orbit by Becky Chambers.

2017-01-26 — Review: Summer in Orcus

Review of Summer in Orcus by T. Kingfisher.

2017-01-22 — Update series information for The Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet

Update the review and the index page to reflect that it's part of a series and mention the sequel.

2017-01-15 — Multiple updates to NNTP page

Include the new TLS recommendations draft. Update the information about implementations of the NNTP compression standard. Update the description of the NNTP parameter registry and add a link to the SASL mechanism registry. Get rid of the incomplete summary list of old drafts on the main NNTP page in favor of just linking to the draft archive.

2017-01-14 — Review: Enchanters' End Game

Review of Enchanters' End Game by David Eddings.

2017-01-14 — Add new murchison-nntp-compress I-Ds

Add the five new drafts for draft-murchison-nntp-compress to my Internet-Draft archive. (This will soon be published as a new RFC.)

2017-01-07 — Make clear there's only one list of books with review links

I was going to add more, but haven't gotten to it yet, so make it clearer that there's currently only one list.

2017-01-02 — Review: Castle of Wizardry

Review of Castle of Wizardry by David Eddings.

2017-01-02 — Remove journal link to a LiveJournal feed

Remove the sidebar link to a LiveJournal version of my journal RSS feed. Given recent events, I don't feel comfortable advertising that service.

2017-01-01 — 2016 reading in review

Add an overview of my 2016 reading, main book recommendations, and reading statistics.

2017-01-01 — Converted all old changes links to https

Replaced the links in all archived changelog pages with https links to reflect that my web site is now purely https. (The archiving process turns them into absolute links, and previously had used http for the URLs.)

2017-01-01 — Rotated 2016 changes

Move all web site changes from 2016 to a separate page and remove all entries older than December of 2016 from the current changes page.

Last modified and spun 2017-03-25