2003 March 5

(entry last updated: 2003-03-06 11:22:41)

  • Sorry for the paucity of postings. After that httpd crash, I’ve been busily hunting for a tool that will stay on top of things enought to keep things limping along until I get back to fix problems. It took a while to find a working setup (I had to resort to rpms, because the configure/make/make installs all threw segfaults), but I now have a working monit setup that should help. And now that the FastLane buttons have been “pushed,” I hope to be a little more attentive. Thanks for the patience!

    In the interim, check out Donna’s yoeman efforts in the face of this cold/flu onslaught! Pay particular attention to the picture that she cites as “prescient!”

  • We’re falling like flies – now Donna’s under the weather. If my experience with this cold/flu is any guide, it’s not too hard to get functional, but it feels like it’s going to take a long time before I feel good again.

  • Rumors out there that Apple is going to enter the digital music business. The Register article (second link above) discusses the implications of Apple’s rumored decision to eschew MP3 in favor of the more restrictive Dolby AAC/MPEG-4 AAC (licensing pr)

  • An unhappy trend of sloppy "coding" in the law continues.