Thursday, May 19, 2005

new word: assay

assay |?a?s?; a?s?| noun the testing of a metal or ore to determine its ingredients and quality : submission of plate for assay. � a procedure for measuring the biochemical or immunological activity of a sample : each assay was performed in duplicate | the results of sequential assay of serum were analyzed | immunofluorescence assay. verb [ trans. ] 1 determine the content or quality of (a metal or ore). � determine the biochemical or immunological activity of (a sample) : cell contents were assayed for enzyme activity. � examine (something) in order to assess its nature : stepping inside, I quickly assayed the clientele. 2 archaic attempt : I assayed a little joke of mine on him.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...