Archive for October, 2007

Evil Upgrade!

Tuesday, 30 October, 2007

I’ve been using WordPress to power my blog ever since I started wasting time with it, and it’s been pretty good to me so far. However, there was something that bothered me: despite serving UTF-8 to the browser, the actual database table collation being used was latin1_swedish_ci. Now the way WordPress was getting away with […]

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On the iPhone

Monday, 8 October, 2007

Well, since everyone else seems to have an opinion on it, I may as well, too. First up, I wouldn’t buy one, for a number of reasons: I like having a mechanical keypad – say what you like, but you can’t use a virtual keypad without looking at it. I like being able to use […]

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Don’t Come Back

Friday, 5 October, 2007

Tonight, my wife and I decided to get out of the house for a bit. So we drove to Highpoint and walked around level one looking at the menus on display outside the eateries. We decided to eat at La Porchetta, as it’s quite good value, and I felt like eating a veal parmigiana. We […]

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