Microsoft WMF Patch

Microsoft WMF Patch — it’s live and available.

Interesting GUI Gallery

On these pages you will find many screen shots of various desktop computer Graphical User Interfaces and operating systems. Many different people have had different ideas of how a GUI should work and these screen shots show many of the more popular ones. read more | digg story

Movable Feast, Movable Licensing

Movable Type 3.0 has been released under a new licence scheme, with some commentary and explanation from Mena about the move to charging for their software. A lot of people are up in arms about it, but personally I think it’s A Good Thing™, and wish them all the best. Brad Choate sums up the […]

Comment Spam ... Euch

I’m getting bombarded with comment spam on this blog, even after installing MT-Blacklist. Something I’ve noticed after a spot of log analysis is that the kosher comments come from the HTML form generated by Movable Type at the end of each post, and are submitted by POST method (i.e. in the HTTP headers); the spammers […]

Microsoft Swastika Overdrive

Microsoft have released (admittedly a fortnight ago) an update to Bookshelf Symbol 7, a font included in Office 2003, for including two instances of the swastika. It’s labeled Q833407, after the MS Knowledge Base article giving (virtually no) extra information on the update, it’s marked “critical”—the same level of urgency imparted upon recent Windows security […]

SCO Foot Shooting Continues?

According to a Russian security site [babelfish translation], SCO are behind a new worm (Mydoom) which is designed to target with a DDoS attack this Sunday, while propogating itself in the usual win32 email fashion … seemingly the FBI has raided SCO, detained employees and seized equipment. Truth? Who knows — the whole SCO […]

'A bit early for April Fools..?'

“Bill Gates, the Microsoft founder and the world’s wealthiest man, is to receive an honorary knighthood for “services to global enterprise”.” Yeah, I know, I had to do a double-take on that one too. The Telegraph article also states that “commercial success has led to hatred of him among his competitors.” This in the same […]


For those who think Debian is “hard” to install, let the Chicken Install method dispel a few myths 🙂 I personally have always found Debian fast and easy to install, the new installer should help that become even simpler. The tendency these days is more towards eye candy than actual ease of process. If it’s […]

I'm still alive ... <promise

I’m still alive … <promise towhom=”self”> I will update this more often </promise> … cisco have told me that they can’t think about taking me on until August – random hiring freeze time … oh Cisco are posting a few million less dollars profit this year, even though it’s still more than the GNP of […]

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