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My rant on Open Source Licensing 2002/2/8 6:45 PM
I've posted the initial version of my Rant Against Open Source Licensing in the opinions section for all to see. An incomplete version of this essay has been gathering dust in the database for the last month so I've taken the time to tie up a few of the
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Windows more secure than Linux 2002/2/5 12:04 AM
An article over at WinInformant which you will find is located here attempts to prove that Windows is more secure than Linux. It does so by tallying the number of vulnerabilities discovered in each respective OS or Distribution over the last few years.
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The Patriots win the Superbowl - By Erik Jeffreys 2002/2/4 7:38 AM
Yes the patriots have won the superbowl despite everybody thinking otherwise. In fact I was so sure that this wouldn't happen - I made a bet with a work friend of mine. The bet was that if the Patriots won - we could post something to my site. Well it
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United Poultry Concerns 2002/1/22 5:03 PM
The opinion section has been updated with a piece concerning an organization known as "United Poultry Concerns". These people need help now. This article consists of an "edited for content" email that I sent directly to UPC. Check i
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Presentation Engine 2.0 (DR) 2002/1/14 12:44 AM
The Presentation Engine 2.0 codebase has finally stabilized and is ready for a developer's release. The code is now available for download from the PEngine Project page. There is little documentation included as of yet but I hope to refresh this release
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Proxykiller 3.0 2002/1/14 12:42 AM
Proxykiller 3.0 has been released. It features a rewritten HTML parsing engine that has been placed into a backend library. It also features much better support for a larger number of web pages along with the JayInet HTTP Console application. J
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Software Updates Galore! 2002/1/8 12:00 PM
Yes thats right folks - I've finally taken the time to sit down and update a large number of my projects! This weekend will see the release of two projects which I have actually been promising to release for quite awhile. Presentation Engine 2.0 Proxykil
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Macworld SF 2002 2002/1/8 12:38 AM
Well folks MacWorld SF (San Francisco) 2002 is finally over and all I can say is.... GULP. I want to take this opportunity to express my sympathy for all of the Mac Users of the world along with a hearty 'HA HA!' Yeah theres a new Imac or should I say IL
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Merry Christmas! 2001/12/24 11:00 AM
Merry Christmas - bless us everyone. As overrated as those statements are - it still needs to be said. Enjoy your holidays people :-) J
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Proxykiller 3.0 2001/11/13 12:13 AM
Lately I have been spending alot of time on a major rewrite of the Proxykiller application in anticipation for the next version of 3.0. Currently I have rewritten 99% of the HTML Processing Engine that was introduced in 2.0 and incorporated the bulk of it
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Proxykiller 2.3 is out 2001/11/7 6:33 AM
Well it probably could've been out a bit sooner - but Proxykiller version 2.3 is here! Not only has the HUGE security hole been fixed - but a number of other capabilites have been added to Proxykiller including the ability to handle POST requests. A deta
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The saga of Darek Mihocka 2001/11/1 8:30 AM
In the following link you'll find a little essay I have written dedicated to Darek Mihocka, owner and operator of a small company known as Emulators Inc which is located here. Inside you'll find the details of what I consider to be one of the most disgus
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Proxykiller Security Hole Alert 2001/10/31 9:11 PM
After playing around with the new version of Proxykiller yesterday - I stumbled upon a MAJOR security hole within the program infrastructure that can be used to gain illict access to any webserver containing the proxykiller application. This security hole
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Linux Bugs 2001/10/31 2:36 AM
So last night I made a decision regarding the future of Linux on my new computer. It wasnt an easy decision but it was one that had to be made considering the circumstances. I'm done playing with Linux for the time being. None of the latest distribution
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Proxykiller Update 2001/10/31 2:28 AM
Well I've finally taken the time to sit down and fix a few of the bugs in the current code version of Proxykiller. The lastest version is 2.2 and here is the list of changes: (1) Added support for URLs using the \\ nomenclature for absolute links instead
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The Mozilla MSN Mystery 2001/10/26 6:17 AM
Well well well... on the day that Microsoft releases XP it seems that they have also released the 'updated' version of MSN. It seems that this new version of MSN refuses to function correctly with non Microsoft browsers. After playing with this problem f
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Digital Cable 2001/10/19 1:26 AM
So my roommate Lewis and I got our new Digital Cable service hooked up yesterday. For $100/month we get the cable modem service along with the expanded Digital Cable service. Its really a great deal. There are hundreds of channels and loads of stuff to
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Site Changes 2001/10/18 3:44 AM
I've made a few tweaks to the site in an attempt to enhance the 'asthetic' experience. I've tweaked a few off the fonts, added a news logo, and I've added the ability to place icons in with each of the news stories. Yes I stole the icons and the news log
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Email Address Changeover 2001/10/17 7:56 PM
Alright - I've finally begun to undertake the "enormous" task of changing my email address from darkgamorck@home.com to jaylittle@jaylittle.com Needless to say - I've only just begun to realize just how much of a hassle this will be. But hopefu
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New Projects 2001/10/12 1:45 AM
Ive got a couple of new projects under the wing. They are still a bit too new to create project sections for - but Im sure some of them will make it up here eventually. Web Outlook: This project is designed to allow you to access your Outlook 2000/XP ma
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www.jaylittle.com 2001/10/11 11:45 PM
Thats right guys! My favorite domain just opened up for registration and I snagged it right up! No more stupid @home IP address, no more weird port numbers, and no more slow upload speed caps imposed by my friends on at @home! This will also help my res
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GE and Pentium 4s 2001/10/5 1:17 AM
Yeppo - everything with GE worked out fine. My contract has been renewed (with the other Agency) and things are looking good in that respect. I built a new Pentium 4 based box a few weeks ago. The specs of it are 1.7 ghz P4/640 MB RDRAM/70 gigs/Geforce3
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WilL WRiTe COdE fOR fOod 2001/9/11 12:03 AM
Well it looks like things are coming to a head with my job situation. As some of you probably know, I currently work as a contractor for GE Power Systems doing web development work. My contract was originally for a time period of six months - needless t
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Projects Section Update! 2001/9/4 8:03 AM
Yes it has been a long time coming - but I have finally updated the projects section of my site. I have uploaded a new bugfix version of Proxykiller which is known as version 2.1. This version has a few changes - check the readme file included with the
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Windows XP Pre-Order 2001/9/3 10:36 AM
You can preorder your copy of Windows XP today from CompUSA today. I went ahead and picked up my full version of XP Pro tonight for about $315.00 (including tax and shipping charges). Some of you probably thought I was joking when I said I was planning o
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