free willy!

the next to weeks i am "free" from work.. well, i promissed to finish a RFP so i will do some work on mon/thu from home and have a meeting on friday i couldnt drop, but appart from that, i am free. so the next two weeks i will do some heavy DIY on my house, striping paint and starting painting. whenever i feel like getting behind a keyboard, i will try to snug out of the work.

i planned to upgrade my distro on my home machine (1/2 a day work with downtime) and will upgrade //drupal to 4.2. this is sometimes rather easy and sometimes rather painfull. expect another day downtime later next week. i also need to make a new logo for willy cause i am planning on using a new default theme or at least colorpalette (once again i say, read my lips: no more poepsite!)

on the upside, i will do some more blogging of bookmarks waiting to be pushed in the willy database...

cygwin, power to the desktop

gimpwhy o why.. why didnt i do this before. i installed //cygwin on my windows desktop, added some libs and have the power of linux on my work pc (yes, it is dual boot but i *need* m$ for my work, dont ask..). that was one step towards CLI power. than I read //using remote apps from cygwin and started using X from my small pentium 199 webserver/dns/firewall/databaseserver/dhcp server/etc..

now i can use //the best draw prog from my linux box on my wifi powered laptop, having a good load on both systems! why didnt i do this before, now i can use my X stuff from my laptop as well. xbill! all legal, all GPLicenced software (except my laptop OS Smiling ) without too much trouble.

arnhem revisited

arhemmy girlfriend and me met in arnhem (nl) as interns. i lived for half year at the //"burgermeesterskwartier". other pics of arnhem avail at the nice // site

you can get blind from it!

das af iiinow there is //proof! you can get blind from wearing a tie.

The small study in New York measured the pressure of the fluid in the eyeball in a small group of men before and after they attached their tie.

willy: hasnt wear a tie since the tie incident with the late dutch prince claus.

cms watci love the internet, take a word, put watch behind it followed by some TLD and you have // worth a visit. the piece about //"interface scalabilty" shows how immature most cms-es still are.

When it comes to web content management, what’s the first thing that comes to mind when you hear the word “scalability”? For most, especially those like me who are of the technical persuasion, it probably conjures up images of servers -- lots of servers -- along with bandwidth, rack space, and all those other critical components of building a reliable infrastructure.

This type of scalability is undeniably critical when implementing a web content management system and certainly a topic worthy of much discussion. However, this article is about a different kind of scalability – something I call “interface scalability”

willy has: added the cmswatch feed to the //newsfeed page

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