I noticed that too, this morning roonwit! I wonder if she plans to leave the 2004 on the journal, at least until she adds to the contents? Maybe she is planning to tell more about her life since the books have been published?
— January 1, 2007 @ 9:32 am
It can be that her webmaster is a bit sloppy…
— January 1, 2007 @ 10:02 am
What is the meta data, and where can it be seen?
— January 1, 2007 @ 10:03 am
Oh, and regarding to birthdays, it seems she only wishes them for the living! (For example, we don’t knowm Dumbledore’s, Sirius’, or James’ birthdays, neither).
Domoor, Lightmaker is many things, but I wouldn’t say sloppy is one of them, haha… we’ve seen glitches before, but this doesn’t look like one to me. I think its intentional, but strange. (Maybe temporary)
Gara, the meta data is the hidden info that, say Google or screen readers, can see. In your browser click on View > Source to see the code.
Yes, we’ve speculated for a long time now that the names on the birthday calendar indicate survivors. But I think there is more to that. I think she doesn’t wish Happy birthday to the nasty characters (Dudley, Riddle, Bellatrix) whether they will survive or not. And she only posted wishes to characters that we knew before OotP because she was being careful about spoilers at that time, that’s why we don’t know Luna or Tonks, IMHO.
— January 1, 2007 @ 10:13 am
Bel: the date on the biography is either very well planned or a glitch. If you put your computer clock back to 2006 you see the 1965-2006 date.
That’s right roonwit! So I think we will know by tomorrow.
Perhaps Jo decided it was a bit silly to keep updating the date when the story inside never did. This way it would show that the bio inside is before the launch of the website, and events since then are to be found around the rest of the site? Just guessing here, but could be one reason.
Or they could have been setting it up to automatically change every year, and a glitch caused it to default back to the original. *shrugs*
— January 1, 2007 @ 12:33 pm
I’m sorry, I’m missing why the copyright date is important. Also, why is the bio date important?
— January 1, 2007 @ 3:51 pm
If they were going for an accurate date for the years covered, the end date would be something like 1996 or 1997, because it stops at the point when she gets the book accepted for pub;ication.
— January 1, 2007 @ 4:33 pm
Belinda, if it is true that Jo doesn’t post Birthdays for seemingly nasty characters, does that mean Draco and Snape are Good?
— January 2, 2007 @ 12:24 am
El Cronista de Salem wrote:
but on FSA it only appeared 2004 last year, no? I have never seen 2005 or 2006 on the flash site, only in the text only site.
— January 2, 2007 @ 7:03 am
Who in their right mind would want to wish the most evil Dark wizard of all time a Happy Birthday?