Archive for March, 2005

tcpping and smokeping

Thursday, March 31st, 2005

I have modified the tcpping script to output values much like fping‘s -C mode used in smokeping. At the same time I’ve created a new smokeping probe which uses this new mode. Hence we will have a TCPPing Probe for smokeping, yay! site-note: I wrote a WPing Probe (windows ping) ages ago too. It expects […]

Drag and Drop blog publishing from Outlook 2003

Monday, March 21st, 2005

OutlookMT (MagicFolder) is a utility that monitors a designated Outlook 2003 folder for items. An item placed in the “magic folder” will be posted to the weblog specified in the settings. It works pretty well. I think it’s expecting word based emails, and I have set outlook to HTML emails only. Kunal has done a […]

people of earth…

Monday, March 21st, 2005

Gareth dumped this link on me friday afternoon just I was leaving the office. It had been a hectic week, and the weekend wasn’t any quieter. I finally got around to reading the cluetrain manifesto this morning in my partially dazed state. It’s worth the read. I love the comment from Eric Raymond: The cluetrain […]

Hello world!

Thursday, March 17th, 2005

This was the initial WordPress post. I renumbered it, and followed the instructions at Dr. Bacchus’ Journal which I found via Carthik’s Blog to import my old MT posts. (Note: You can’t just add ID anywhere, it must not be before the author line). A quick poke with .htaccess make all my old url’s work, […]

WordPress cometh

Wednesday, March 9th, 2005

I will eventually be moving from Movable Type to WordPress. The reason is basically their new licencing scheme and that horrible thing called TypeKey. I already have the new server available, I’m just waiting for some spare time so I can install WP and migrate all my MT data to it.

Phantom

Wednesday, March 9th, 2005

Went to see The Phantom of the Opera last night. Very, very cool. Words don’t do it justice.