Archive: December 2005

This morning, a wormhole opened up in my tea cupboard. When I say “This Morning”, I don’t actually mean “This Morning”, obviously, it’s just that when I use the phrase “A wormhole willon haven be opening up in my tea…

Good Omens’ Crowley & Aziraphale’s New Years Resolutions

Okay, I’ve got three Lovefilm trial accounts (two months free trial of the Lovefilm online DVD rental service, worth about 25 each) to give away to the first three people who express an interest in them by commenting on this…

Christmas, then. Socks. It is traditional that people get socks for christmas, so therefore the fact that my stocking (Which is the same Snoopy stocking I’ve had for at least two decades now) socks in it, as well as chocolate,…

May you all have a happy chri holida last few days of the year, and a fine and happy 2006, filled with health, wealth and happiness. Except you, I’ll be getting your share.

This is how debian Woody (and all sane systems) clean up PHP disk based (the default) sessions: Every x (default: 1000) requests, PHP will delete all outdated sessions. This is how Debian Sarge does it: Every half hour (at 9…

Okay, The folks that I work for are looking for a PHP developer/Sysadminny type person in order to do, you know, stuff. For money. It’s a decent company, so if you are – or know of anyone – looking for…

So, I have moved all my crap out of Letchworth and into Bedford, filling one flat and one storage unit. There are photos of the great unpacking at flickr (I did promise my dad digital photos to prove I finished…

It came in the morning, in the post like everything else, along with the bills and the statements and a magazine about something I don’t understand that I apparently asked for at a convention I didn’t go to. I missed…

This is exactly how the World Wide Web works: the HTML files are the pithy description on the paper tape, and your Web browser is Ronald Reagan. The same is true of Graphical User Interfaces in general. In The Beginning…