Archive for September, 2007

WordPress 2.3 Plugin Compatibility

Friday, September 28th, 2007

As everyone might have realized by now, WordPress 2.3 has been released. WordPress 2.3 contains many improvements mentioned in the release page, and one of the most critical change is to the database structure where several database has been removed and added. Relations are all different now, so plugin authors: check your plugins! What I […]

Stuck Dog

Thursday, September 27th, 2007

Behind my house there are currently 3 dogs, owned by my neighbors. There used to be only one, but the other 2 have just been added to the family. I think they are renovating their fence or something, because the fences are torn open at the wall side behind the house. Every now and then […]

Why I Set Up VPN On DD-WRT On My Router

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

Everyday I receive a massive number of emails from many sources and half of them are valid (i.e. not spams). And at certain times I receive huge attachments from friends with pictures or other things. With a normal Streamyx ADSL connection this is fine, but when it gets hiccups my email retrieval process normally gets […]

Do You Own An MP3 Player?

Tuesday, September 25th, 2007

MP3 players today are as common as a discman or walkman used to be. Back then we have to carry a bigger pouch to pack in our CDs or cassettes, and each of them usually can carry only about 17 songs – and that was already considered many. Today, with a device the size of […]

Four Months Later

Monday, September 24th, 2007

Right, I have been occupied with so many things lately that I neglected this blog. September 2007 is one of the months this year with very low post count 🙁 Being subscribed to the Got Heroes forum, I received an exciting reminder this morning: Heroes Season 2 is going to start today! Chapter 1 of […]

Potret Mistik

Saturday, September 15th, 2007

Tonight while doing some coding work, I turned on the TV and the satellite decoder was tuned to Astro Kirana. Since it is an old movie that I have never watched before, I decided to go along just to see what it is all about. As a matter of fact, I started writing this post […]

Google AdSense Allowed Sites

Sunday, September 9th, 2007

Have your publisher ID ever been used in other sites than yours, without your knowledge? I have never experienced the same problem but I guess some prominent publishers must’ve experienced this. AdSense now have an Allowed Sites feature where you can specify on which sites your publisher ID will be considered active. This is indeed […]

Spam or Not Spam

Monday, September 3rd, 2007

While monitoring some of the servers I am maintaining today, a user forwarded me an amusing email message: Received: from [218.111.170.31] by web38606.mail.mud.yahoo.com via HTTP; Mon, 03 Sep 2007 07:01:19 BST Date: Mon, 3 Sep 2007 07:01:19 +0100 (BST) From: hairiehasnie <[email protected]> Subject: Dear XXXX, To: XXXX XXXX <[email protected]> MIME-Version: 1.0 Content-Type: multipart/alternative; boundary=”0-1107947314-1188799279=:79252″ Content-Transfer-Encoding: […]