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Comment Moderation

Due to a sudden influx of spam not being caught by Akismet, I’ve (temporarily, I hope) enabled moderation for all comments. As always, I’m pleased when anyone (who isn’t selling penis enlargement) cares to comment.

Getting a website under control

I spent the day getting RMVR under control. Specifically, under version control. Since I first took responsibility for the site, I’ve been using CVS for some subdirectories, primarily all the club forms/documents, and the club’s constitution, rules, and exceptions to…
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Is Opera on the way out?

I really love the Opera browser, and would hate to give it up. But stuff is starting to not work – Airset’s CSS doesn’t render properly, and hides vast quantities of information. Fastmail has redesigned some of its pages, and…
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Spiffing the place up a little

It was time to update the place a little. My webhost, DreamHost, provides a spiffy install/upgrade utility for WordPress, but it’s no good if you installed WordPress yourself back in the Dark Ages. I had been upgrading manually, but was…
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WordPress category trick

I use WordPress to manage several non-blog sites, and I tend to make heavy use of categories in order to organize posts properly. If it’s important that every post have a category, it’s helpful to rename the default category something…
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By Request

There are a couple of things in the request queue: Derrick Parkhurst of Iowa State University is looking to publicize his IPRIZE initiative “to create better tools for disabled users to interact with computers. In particular eye movements have been…
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