Here's a sample of the new, always up-to-date, OAR site: Initial design. Live page. This new public service is the result of many late nights and weekend work. (This is still a part-time labor of love!) I want to get it in front of everyone to help guide the design and make it useful. I'm … Continue reading Oregon Administrative Rules (OAR’s): Soft Launch
Hi Everyone, A short note to let you know that after a weekend of work, I've updated the oregonlaws.org ORS to show the 2018 session laws. E.g.: The next update will come in 2020, when the state publishes the 2019 ORS. In the meantime, I'm moving the ORS to the new nightly update system. This … Continue reading ORS updated with 2018 amendments
I spent a couple of hours today looking at web fonts for legible reference text. After reading the New York Times experiment finding that Baskerville is "the king of fonts", I thought I'd give it a try, comparing it with a couple of others for legibility. I first researched web fonts that I could test … Continue reading Reference text web fonts: ITC vs. URW Baskerville vs. Buenard vs. Caslon
This weekend I thought I had found an error in the numbering in the state’s online version, and so I headed to the law library to open a real book and see what’s going on.
I've been doing a lot of work to get the California Codes online, and I now have something to show for it. This is a screenshot of Business & Professions Code Section 22947.4, an anti-spyware statute. (Which is pretty cool; I wonder if Oregon has something similar. Anyone know?) For comparison, here's the original code … Continue reading Making the California Laws Easy to Read