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December 31, 2001

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We’re heading down to Zoo Year’s Eve tonight. As with past years, it should be a blast. I get to try out my new lobster mittens too. However, I must remember to wrap the rest of my body in enough layers so that none of my other extraneous bits freeze themselves off. Ouch.

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December 30, 2001

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Presenting the final domain name of the week for 2001. I’m so clever.

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December 30, 2001

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Yes, as a matter of fact, I do like spending my Sunday afternoons undoing a bunch of stuff that I apparently screwed up on the Linux box last night. Ding dang it, there should be warning labels on these things.

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December 28, 2001

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Bingo.   /etc/rc.d/init.d/custodiat {start|stop}

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December 28, 2001

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Who can tell me what the heck the custodiat process running on my Cobalt Qube is doing? And more to the point, why in the world is it using 43.7% of the available memory? Is it safe to kill this thing? [ Update ] I found a very detailed post on the cobalt-users mailing list that … Read the rest of this item

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December 28, 2001

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If this isn’t required reading for people who build web stuff, it damn well ought to be. Please read this short guide to doing JavaScript pop-up windows properly and then spread the word.

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December 27, 2001

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By the way, the rest of Daniel Berlinger’s aforecited Archipelago weblog has been a lively read too. I mean, anyone who has actually been using both a BeBox and a PowerMac 6100 up until recently can’t be all that bad. This guy is a man after my own heart. And Daniel, if you’d like to … Read the rest of this item

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December 27, 2001

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Time to give a small bit of it up for Glenn Anderson. And speaking of small bits, as of about a week ago the original creator of the wonderfully minimalist Eudora Internet Mail Server announced that he had licensed the software back from the technologically schizophrenic Qualcomm and has started developing it again. More to … Read the rest of this item

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December 26, 2001

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Apparently my free content management system of choice had a bit of an issue to contend with today. Fortunately, all seems to be better and the patient is resting comfortably. However, for all those folks who utilize my vast, yet humble hosting services in order to publish your weblogs, please be advised that I am … Read the rest of this item

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December 23, 2001

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Let’s hear it for sunny afternoons, skating in circles without falling down, cold feet, a couple of glasses of Tapiz Malbec, and home made pizza with parmesan and corn meal crust. Woot!

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