Monthly Archives: January 2006

Mail and site disruptions

If you have noticed any site downtime today, it’s cos I was moving the site over to Dreamhost. Hopefully all went well and I didn’t lose too much mail.

What’s my bloody session ID

While having a wander over at I stumbled across the Cookie Manager Interface (Interface to the Gecko engine that is). We have a simple HTML page in work that we use to emulate Payment Service Providers[PSP] (like Paypal or SecureTrading). It’s a right pain to test as we have to edit the page each […]

top 10 websites you should know about

top 10 websites you should know about – zealivityfive Some good ones in there, especially

MySQLdb 1.2.0 with Mysql 5.0.18 and Python 2.4

I was trying to get Python 2.4 working with MySQL 5.0 and thought it would be pretty simple….Oh No. I thought I’d run a quick test last night while I checked my mail before bed….2 1/2 hours later still no joy. I downloaded the MySQLdb win32 exe from MySQLdb’s SourceForge page and ran it. I […]

Multiline you regex bastard

“I said multiline you F*^k” I shouted repeatedly as my c# kept failing to match my regex. I did have [code lang="cpp"] (<span>)(.*?)(</span>) [/code] in multiline mode but I also needed ^$ [code lang="cpp"] (<span>)([^$.]*?)(</span>) [/code] At last Update… no it wasnt. What I needed was singleLine option instead of multiline. Where is the logic??? […]

Google Virus

Anybody ever seen this before?

New Year Carrick 05

The photos from New year ’05 in Carrick-on-Shannon are now live @ halfviking A great time was had by all … so untill next year, may all your hangovers be painful