Recent blog entries for jacobo

Wow. I had forgotten my Advogato password for nearly four years, and now I managed to log in with the first password I thought of.

Counterintuitively, this proves that my memory for passwords is excellent: four years, and I still remembered my password! ;-)

Some $%&@! is using my domain in the "From:" field of the spam he sends out. I hope that you have not been bitten by one of these spam messages. If so, I won't apologise, because I didn't send it, but be sure that you have my sympathy (I am receiving all reject messages).

I have finally had to change irc.openprojects.net to irc.freenode.net in my IRC connect script. Gah. I liked the old name a lot more...

28 Aug 2002 (updated 28 Aug 2002 at 00:42 UTC) »

I finally found the cause of a bug that made IE users unable to post comments in my weblog.

Question: if there's HTML markup like this inside a form, and the user presses the button, what will be sent to the server?

<button type="submit" name="iamabutton" value="iamcool">This is the caption</button>

Your options are:

  1. iamabutton=iamcool
  2. iamabutton=This%20is%20the%20caption
  3. iamcool=This%20is%20the%20caption

Mozilla and Opera 6 say that (1) is the right answer. IE, though, says that the right one is (2).

If I found the one responsible for this... Ooooh, if I found him (or her).

(This has been edited; I had swapped the name and the value in the answers)

9 Aug 2002 (updated 17 Jan 2003 at 19:56 UTC) »

The source code to my weblog is finally available (the first link, if you fancy; but take into account that the source code is in Spanish. You know, function names and comments...).

This makes it just the 39482829384th free PHP weblog software in the net.

(Edited 2003-01-12 to update the URL to the weblog...)

Apparently, I can type 75 words per minute. You can check your speed in this website (requires a Java virtual machine to run). In sensible units, 75 WPM is approx. 380 keystrokes/minute.

By the way, I'm currently learning the Morse code (not going to get a ham license, though; it is just for the Cool Factor [TM]). Of course, I'm learning it directly by the sounds. Any other tips or suggestions? :-)

I'm the quine monster. I made another one today. In python.

I've got too much time.

Today I set up anonymous CVS in my computer. Plus I have been in a surprisingly good mood almost all day. W00t.

So, if you want to download the source code to the Galician translation of Mozilla (module "mozilla"), channel #gpul@OPN's IRC bot (module "pulemil") or my weblog (module "mlog"), log in to :pserver:anonymous@elvin.ddts.net:/home/anoncvs (empty password) and check out the module(s) you want :-)

Making a quine in bash is fun. Just ask if you want it :-))

Another month (plus 3 days) has gone by without any diary entry from me. Uh.

I added multilanguage support (through gettext, of course) to my Translation Project's TP-Robot PO file easy automated submission tool last Sunday. It is easy to add gettext support to bash scripts; info bash will give you all necessary instructions ;-)

Heh. I suck.

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