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WordPress 2.5 quirks

Image upload does not work on my Ubuntu 7.10 laptop and WordPress 2.5.  I’ll check using my Vista box. I’ll also setup a new scratch blog and see if it’s some setting or plugin I’m using. The 1.5 development version of Simple Tags seems to work with 2.5 now.

WordPress 2.5 is released

I’d gotten a surprise when I went to the WordPress.org support forum. To go with the new release of 2.5, WordPress.org has a new look. Because I have weakness of working with possibly broken software, I backed up my database, all my files, and upgraded to WordPress 2.5.  I’ll see […]

Widgetized my theme

In preparation of installing WordPress 2.5 I finally widgetized my theme. I’m using an old 2.0 version of FastTrack. Widgets have been around for a long time so as I play with 2.5 I figured I’d come up to speed with a 2.0 feature. I had a bunch of nested […]

NY Autoshow

Monday we took the kids to the NY Autoshow. The kids liked it and they came home exhausted. It was like they turned Jacob Javits into one huge car dealership. There were very few concept cars. The cars were cool but I could have seen much of the same thing […]

An odd Easter Sunday

Today is not exactly how I intended to enjoy Easter Sunday. I’m baby sitting my main server in my basement right now. This morning at 6 AM I noticed my server in the basement was not passing traffic since 2 AM. So I rebooted the server and it came back. […]

Installed Vista SP1

This morning the 120 MB download for Vista Sp1 was available. The download was fast but the scary part is that the update eventually happened while my screen was totally off in power saving mode. That took more than 10 minutes. That’ll cause some people to power off their boxes […]

This cartoon says it all

Sometime politicians make it too easy for the cartoonists. Ben Sargent’s political cartoons can be found here. Some people regard this as a referendum on prostitution and that Spitzer should not resign because of this. A friend of mine would call this “Darwin’s waiting room”.  The soon-to-be ex-governor is just […]