mysql -u root -p > create database wordpress; > grant select,insert,update,delete on wordpress.* to wpuser@localhost identified by 'pword'; >\qThat error message you cite makes me wonder if you need to drop the existing db before trying that script (assuming it has no valuable data in it).
Maybe some day compiling software will be easy enough that normal users do not even notice the difference between binary and source packagesYou must be thinking of Gentoo... :)
the software company that produced it had increased the price too much for their budget so they hand to make do with the cheaper slower program. Their planned cure for the slowness was to replace all of the library's catalogue client computers with faster machines. That is totally bizarreYou should offer your services to solve the problem at a reasonable rate! Screw the other greedy bastards.
Predictably, the reply came that the "the only browser that [we] can fully support is Internet Explorer" as other browsers "may experience errors". I persisted in explaining that their limited test regime had failed them in this case, and the problem was certainly in the markup. After a few messages exchanged in this vein they seem to have fixed the page (inexplicably, they've also switched to numeric entities. I guess they reasoned to themselves that alphabetic ones were actually part of the problem(!!))
GNU *is* the native toolset on Linux, OS X, and Solaris (usually). If Windows doesn't support auto* well (Cygwin and mingw excepted of course - which support it just fine), then so what? Just use make. There are dozens of other usable make utilities on Windows (even if you might need a separate makefile for that platform if not using aforementioned Cygwin/mingw).
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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