Older blog entries for nelsonrn (starting at number 3)

A Turkish customer who unilaterally gave themselves a 10% discount on my bill after the work was done wants me back. Ha! That's too bad, really, because I got to like Turkey. But I can't work for customers I don't trust.

Might actually get back to working on the qmail book one of these days.

Well, I got past the authentication hurdle. Part of the problem of trying to mix two different types of authentication. Java wants to set a cookie, but sqwebmail wants to use a long URL with login information. So I hacked in a special type of cookie-based login for sqwebmail.

Also, sqwebmail currently writes out a lot of its own HTML. Too much HTML. So I'm changing it so its substitutions have parameters. The parameters will be HTML tags. You'll still be able to edit the raw HTML using an HTML editor, although some things might look funny.

Work, work, work, work. Back to work.

No time to write a diary entry. Deadline today on the education.com email system. And authentication still isn't working!

Hacked, replied to email, read slashdot. Just like every other day.

Signed up for an advogato account. Ranted (again) about how badly the autoconf/automake toolchain sucks, and how miserable it makes developers who don't use it every day.

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