"What's New" Archive: 1997
Changes made while in the Cyber-netherworld
30 December 1997 -- Added "Doonesbury, hate radio and hate cartoons" to Letters to the Editor in Publications. Edited Homepage; added Navigation section which includes Site Map, Site Index, and Search Engine; now all I have to do is implement them!
27 November 1997 -- Added The Compleat Heretic's Site Map and The Compleat Heretic's Official Web Site Mascot pages; added related coding and GIFs to Homepage.
26 November 1997 -- Added "Is Duke guilty of perpetrating double standard?" to Letters to the Editor in Publications; edited Letters as needed to reflect both the published version and the unedited (as submitted) version. Added /pubs/addendum subdirectory to Publications files for storage of supporting documents; added to /pubs/addendum and linked from "gay ban" writings "Transcript of official statement of 7 August 1987" detailing the homosexual misconduct of two of my Army roommates when I was stationed in Germany.
Changes made prior to termination from UNCG server
15 November 1997 -- Edited Connections page. Added new GIFs I made (maildrop.gif for e-mail, and arrow_up.gif for internal page navigation); edited pages as needed to implement new GIFs.
2 November 1997 -- Added METAs to remainder of pages in Publications. Edited pages in Publications.
30 October 1997 -- Added METAs to majority of pages in Publications. Edited pages in Publications.
23 October 1997 -- Added new bold owl header GIF to Index page. Edited Connections page; added new bold Compleat Heretic Button GIFs to Connecting to The Compleat Heretic section; added Project Vote Smart to Political and Activist section.
3 October 1997 -- Added new owl header GIF to Index page. Added Connecting to The Compleat Heretic section to Connections page; added Compleat Heretic Button GIFs.
30 September 1997 -- Completed adding BACKGROUND and BGCOLOR to all pages and new clear header GIFs that I made to relevant pages. Moved all currently unused GIF and JPG files into /images/archives subdirectory on server. Moved all currently unused files in main directory into /archives subdirectory on server. Edited Photo page. Added "The Ring of Conservative Sites," "The Ring of Certitude," and "The International Atheists' Ring of Truth" to Connections page.
29 September 1997 -- Started adding BACKGROUND and BGCOLOR to all pages and new clear header GIFs that I made to relevant pages. Edited Index page. Edited Homepage; added introductory comments; added new GIFs I made (new_darkages.gif for What's New, lifetime.gif for Autobiography, fortress.gif for Position Papers, and circflow.gif for Connections). Added "The Right to Keep and Bear Arms Web Ring" and "The Shooters' Web Ring" to Connections page.
22 September 1997 -- Edited Connections page; added Firearms section; split Political and Government section into separate sections; added National Rifle Association of America, The Right to Keep and Bear Arms Web Ring, and Ring of Truth. Edited Homepage. Rearranged all Publications files into /pubs/subdirectory on server and made appropriate coding changes. Recoded "Collected Haiku." Finished making appropriate coding changes due to rearrangement GIF and JPEG files.
20 September 1997 -- Edited/rewrote "Introduction" on Autobiography page; edited/rewrote "Meeting Satan Herself" of "I Saw the Light" section. Continued making appropriate coding changes due to rearrangement of GIF and JPEG files.
17 September 1997 -- Edited Index page. Edited Homepage. Edited Autobiography page; added subheadings to Bio contents; rewrote and added text to subsections "A Pilgrim Wanders into Apostasy," "Taking a Wrong Turn on the Road to Damascus," "Nobody Expects the Redneck Inquisition!," and "Meeting Satan Herself" of "I Saw the Light" section; added text to "Descent into Madness" subsection of "Being All I Could Be" section. Rearranged GIF and JPEG files into /images on server and partially made appropriate coding changes.
7 September 1997 -- Tabulated and edited Index page. Recoded "Collected Haiku." Fixed problem with Kyle photo.
5 September 1997 -- Added Campus Freethought Alliance, Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP), and Council for Secular Humanism to Connections page; added text descriptions to Atheist, etc. links. Added First Amendment Pledge to Homepage.
21 August 1997 -- Tabulated Homepage, Connections page, Affiliations page, and all page navigation keys. (Yes, I finally learned the HTML coding for making tables!); added Friends and Political categories, and RNC to Connections page.
19 August 1997 -- Added picture of Kyle and me to Photos page; added additional text to kilt photo. Added The Compleat Heretic's Connections page (Links, links, damnable links!); added "Atheism Web Ring." Rearranged and added to Homepage; moved "TNA," "Secular Web," and "Atheist Out" buttons, and "Freethought Ring" to Connections page.
18 August 1997 -- Added What's New with The Compleat Heretic's Web Site page. Rearranged Homepage; added "Freethought Ring" and "Atheist Out" button. Added text to "I Saw the Light" on Bio page.
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