usenet

A couple weeks ago AT&T Internet services decided to globally eliminate all binary newsgroups from their newsserver. This was done with absolutely no advance warning (or any after-the-fact announcement either 1), and was ostensibly an effort to eliminate child pornography.  How that excuse justifies blocking access to audio files takes a stretch of imagination, but… Continue reading

migration

Migrating to a new server (so I can take advantage of the new fetures in WordPress and Typo3 that all require updates to PHP and MySQL), I had my ISP move the contents of muZeo to a tilde directory sandbox.  Works OK, except the .htaccess files were confused.  Then, upgrading wordpress from 1.5 to 2.5:… Continue reading

xemacs redoubt

There are so many little and no-so-little programs out there for Mac that enable one to, say, validate a DTD, perform XSL transforms, or even batch rename some files. For some reason, I often find myself trying them out (the latest candidates were Editix, Oxygen, Renamer4Mac, etc.). At the end of the day, I always… Continue reading

domains

Found out yesterday that someone is now using muzeo.org (’cause I didn’t register it when I could have — heck I remember when we registered museumca.org the domain museum.com was still available and I passed).  So, in a pique of insecurity I ran out to godaddy and laid down some pennies to register a few… Continue reading

typo3

Now scaling the immense crags of Typo3.  Fell into a few cravases already, and keep finding myself back at the base camp, usually soon after a particularly stupendous panorama. Tags: camp, typo3