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Squarespace 6 localisation

I don't know about you, but I am hearing a lot about Squarespace these days, either at conferences or as a podcast sponsor, and I decided to evaluate v6 from an internationalisation angle. Squarespace shines as a CMS. Really....

iTunes 12 {international} Days of Christmas

A quick tip for those who have installed iTunes - 12 Days of Christmas app and are experiencing unavailable song/book/show issues on your iOS devices (iPod, iPad, iPhone). You need to make sure your i18n settings are correct: Settings...

Apple's localisation mess in Switzerland

As good as Apple is with its software and hardware design, it fails to address localisation issues in its communications and online services. At least here in Switzerland. I've been grumbling about l10n issues for a long time now,...

iPod Touch first impressions

My iPod Touch was delivered yesterday around 3pm, and I've been playing with it since. The iPhone hasn't reached Europe yet, and isn't announced in Switzerland at al for the moment, so it was my first contact with the...

Swiss french speak French

Why can't web app developers embrace the idea that language should be assigned as an array and not a single variable to a country? Switzerland has 4 official languages plus English. Defaulting to German is plain shortsighted. I learned...

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Hello, my name is David Roessli. I am a freelance web designer and developer based in Geneva, Switzerland.

This weblog is an nth attempt to solve my multiple online personalities and weblog/rss feeds burnout issues. (more)


I have been contemplating the idea of upgrading my desktop Mac since this spring. The latest 27" iMac (Quad-Core) seemed the perfect candidate, but the release of Apple's 27" Monitor last September made me stick with the Mac Pro...


The autopsy of an iconic album cover picked up on A stacked graph of successive radio signals from pulsar CP 1919, in a 1977 astronomy encyclopedia that originated in a 1970 Ph.D. thesis. Fascinating <3...


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