Catch the Furball is an icebreaker board game intended for friends to play around a computer. It features a freshly-generated board for each game, an eclectic collection of cards, and beautiful pictures of Cambridge University. The distribution is intended both to allow Web masters to quickly set up their own copy of the game, and to allow tinkerers to use the game engine to make their own games. It includes the editor used to create game data.
Hayward's Free Intranet Employee Photo Directory is an employee photo directory Web application for intranets. It allows searching by name, skill, department, title, and tag, and features status updates and local times for people and organizations who are not in the visitor's time zone.
The Mobile Web Proxy is a (CGI) tool to make more Web pages available from some mobile devices (cell phone Web browsers, etc.). It employs tag cleaning and paging so that Web pages it can access have far greater chances of being rendered on devices that cannot display overly large or complex pages. It is simple, but it seems to substantially extend the portion of the Web available from devices that otherwise display messages like "413: Page cannot be displayed."
Proportional Font Terminal is a version of Ajaxterm hacked to use Web-optimized proportional fonts. This allows terminal users to have the same kind of proportional fonts that have all but displaced monospace fonts for mainstream Web use because they offer simply better usability.
SearchLog can be used as a searchable weblog. It is designed with usability in mind, and uses highlighting and easy linking between entries to give the user maximum power for minimum effort. It is much more than a weblog, however. It was designed as a knowledge management tool. It serves as a personal information management tool and portal. It is powerful and versatile enough to do several jobs well.
Within the Steel Orb My science fiction short story Within the Steel Orb (http://jonathanscorner.com/writing/steel/) is motivated by much the same concerns. If I can try to put (part of) the point...
Limited HTML might be justified After reading the above, I see two good reasons to edit out HTML: 1: Freshmeat is a place for text announcements, not a place to demonstrate HTML and web design...