articles from December 2001

Sunday, December 23, 2001

bit-tech, one of the world's great modding sites, liked my Einstein window enough to award me the prize in the cheapest mod competition. Yay!

[linear] @ [01:35 PM] [Link]

Friday, December 21, 2001

PHP 4.1.0 is out, and it features a major improvement in input methods which should have a very favorable impact on security. The register_globals is still on by default, but the new mechanism provides access to the user-supplied (and thus untrustable) data for admins who prefer to disable the register_globals behavior. Very cool stuff, and thanks to Shaun Clowes at for shining his light on some of these issues.

[linear] @ [11:34 AM] [Link]

Friday, December 7, 2001

I was really amazed at these ©Box cases. This is amazing industrial design. My whole conception has changed as a result of viewing these.

[linear] @ [12:23 AM] [Link]

Thursday, December 6, 2001

I fixed a really dumb bug in the javascript side of my theme chooser. I was referring to rules in the stylesheet incorrectly--I was not starting my count at zero. Today just happened to be the day it annoyed me enough to go ahead and fix it.

[linear] @ [11:46 PM] [Link]

Well, my hosting provider installed MySQL for me to play with. So I have reimplemented my links page as a db-driven bookmark file. I have been a person who lived by the bookmark file for a long time now, and finally it can travel between browsers with me.

[linear] @ [05:23 PM] [Read more...]

Tuesday, December 4, 2001 takes a look at a zero-footprint PC. I'm speechless.

[linear] @ [03:20 PM] [Link]

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