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Journal Journal: Colourful language

Some people don't seem to realise that for those of us behind so-called "profanity" filters, one ill-considered word can make an entire article and its posts off limits, as well as making my usage logs look like I've been trying to access pron or something.

How about at least obfuscating words like "fsck" and "c__t" to get through such filters without altering your meaning?


Journal Journal: Construction has begun!

The builders have started on our house at last!

Now I will be able to fulfil my dream of ethernet in every room!

User Journal

Journal Journal: Someone sees me as a foe? 2

Hieronymous Cowherd has listed me as a foe? I still don't know why. Maybe he/she will tell me?

Linux Business

Journal Journal: The thin end of the wedge

Our IT people have weighed up the option of a Windows NT based proxy server for A$3,000 plus OS & hardware, or an old P133 running Redhat Linux and Squid. It looks like they're going to save the $3000 and go with the free software. Could this be the thin end of the wedge?

It is not every question that deserves an answer. -- Publilius Syrus