Archive for 2004

my comments are no longer owned

Thursday, May 13th, 2004

After finally just getting tooo much blog spam: I have finally got around to installing James Seng’s Turing Plugin. Hopefully this means I can drop a few of my iptables drop rules (I’m sure that most of the spam comments were posted via anonymous proxies, so fighting that is also impossible)

whim browsing

Friday, April 23rd, 2004

Every now and again when some yells an expletive in the office and appends ‘.com’ to it (we are an IT software company after all). I immediately pop open my browser and surf to the offending site. Today it was mother bitch, and I’m sorry if you take offence to the language, but damn it’s […]

The Cat in the trousers of Time

Thursday, April 22nd, 2004

It looks like Quantum Mechanics is getting yet another theory. This time it’s Decoherence. It works together all the seperate collapse theories, so no conflicts there. (The Role of Decoherence in Quantum Mechanics). It also explains why small systems can remain in a state of flux and big systems don’t. Not only that, but they’ve […]

shipping the source while it’s still hot

Wednesday, April 21st, 2004

The Open Source developer mantra is said to be “Release early, release often”. With this in mind (and with gareth‘s persuasion) I have now released my VNC Session Manager on Besides the time taken to organise all the files into CVS (with all their history) it was relatively painless and hassle free. Many thumbs […]

avoid blocking by threading

Tuesday, April 13th, 2004

I have been punting for IPv6 support for ViRC for a while now. In late 2002, Mr2001 sent me the Sockets.pas file and I IPv6 enabled it. It took until early 2004 until we had a build of ViRC using the new sockets library. Unfortunately the front end did not support IPv6 and hence the […]

rj-45 cat5 utp pinouts

Saturday, April 10th, 2004

JaySafe Systems has the clearest network cable pinout diagrams I have ever seen. If you make these sort of cable every now and again and can never remember which wires go where, this site is for you!

vnc session manager

Friday, March 26th, 2004

For all those people our there that have been waiting for a vnc session manager here it is. A full set of scripts & patches to the windows clients is supplied.

movable type vs everything else

Friday, March 5th, 2004

I’ve seen many other blogs out there *surprise* and one of the other programs that keep crossing my eyes is b2, and now it’s successor WordPress. A brief google search returned a comparsion of MT and WP. I have to argue that point #6 is arguably the most reason why I won’t change from MT. […]

red green and blue

Monday, January 19th, 2004

I’ve been tearing through Red, Green and Blue Mars over the last few weekends, and I have to say wow.

auto ping on new only

Saturday, January 10th, 2004

this is automatically posted from the blog entry! (delay changed to 90 seconds)