Month: September 2005

  • [Reminder] New Blog URL

    Dear friends, eleven days ago, I surprised all of you by abruptly changing my blog’s directory from /wordpress/ to /. Hopefully, with this generic / directory, I’ll never have to do that again. If you have not had a chance to change your subscriptions to and links to, please do so at your […]

  • Thunderbird Update v1.0.7

    Thunderbird has been updated to v1.0.7. This update improves security and stability. It is recommended for all users. The release notes are available here. Read the Favored Freeware entry for Thunderbird here.

  • Pingback Problems with Bad Behavior v1.2.2

    A new feature in Bad Behavior v1.2.2 blocks all requests that carry a blank user-agent string. This is actually a good thing, because blank user-agents appear to have become a popular technique among spammers to avoid basic user-agent blocks. Generally, if you found a legitimate request to have been blocked by the new blank user-agent […]

  • Stellarium Update v0.7.1

    Stellarium has been updated to v0.7.1. “Release v0.7.1 irons out some bugs that surfaced when v0.7.0 went public.” And, thanks to Da Woon Jung, a port of Stellarium v0.7.1 is now available for MacOS X. The release notes are available here. Read the Favored Freeware entry for Stellarium here.

  • The Grand Finale of a Grand Adventure

    Myst V: The End of Ages was released not too long ago (September 20th, to be exact). Myst V is the final chapter of the Myst saga, though “the ending has not yet been written”, as the Myst Franchise will continue through other mediums. I just received my copy of Myst V today, but it […]