Archive for the 'The Blog Itself' Category

WordPress 2.1.x

Wednesday, April 25th, 2007 | 22:34

I finally got around to upgrading. Much less painful than I thought it would be.

WordPress upgrade to

Tuesday, July 5th, 2005 | 08:56

The world moves on: I’ve updated the blog software from version 1.2 to in response to this security notice. PEAR’s XML module has also been updated to address … Continue reading »

Trackback Spam

Tuesday, February 1st, 2005 | 07:33

Well, I got bombed last night with some 300 trackbacks advertising an online poker site. WordPress handles trackbacks processing differently from comments processing (even though they all wind up … Continue reading »

Comments Spam

Wednesday, September 29th, 2004 | 14:23

I’ve been getting a lot of comments spam in the past few days trying to improve the pagerank of some online pharmacy. Firewall rules haven’t been that effective, since … Continue reading »

Mucking around WP1.2

Tuesday, July 13th, 2004 | 11:06

I’m mucking around WP1.2 now. The old image hack (iv.php) has been modified to conform with the way WP does things, so I can still reasonably display all the … Continue reading »

Upgraded to WordPress 1.2

Monday, July 12th, 2004 | 14:36

I’ve relaunched this site after upgrading the old, hacked b2 to WordPress 1.2. Most of my old hacks are no longer valid: either they’ve been superceded by new WordPress functionality, or … Continue reading »

My RSS viewer

Saturday, September 13th, 2003 | 11:31

I just put together an easy RSS portal package. Here’s the overview section of the README: This package provides a personal protal for RSS syndicated newsfeeds. The goal of … Continue reading »

To-do lists and RSS

Monday, September 8th, 2003 | 18:36

In a bid to be more organized, I’m installing Alex King’s Tasks. The demo looks nifty, though there’s no method of authentication. Given that, the tasks directory will … Continue reading »


Thursday, July 17th, 2003 | 08:08

Trivially annoyed with the 404 “/favicon.ico not found” errors I get in http logs, I went and created a trivial favicon.ico file. This was about two minutes with MS … Continue reading »

b2search 1.0.2

Thursday, May 29th, 2003 | 09:56

b2search has been revised, with some minor changes: no alterations of the database or the any existing concordance data is required. The changes only affect the processing of search … Continue reading »