Archive for April, 2004

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!