State of the Art

Posted on: Fri, 01/26/2007 - 23:54 By: dae

In the past few days, while my mind took a break and wander around, it stumbled upon the literal meaning of the term "State-of-the-art". Since the first time I have heard the phrase, I naively think that it means that the subject is at the highest or latest state, which comparable to being the "Art". This is because I consider everything to be an "Art" when it reach its peak. Anything below that would be called something else but not "art".

OpenVPN and Squid

Posted on: Wed, 01/24/2007 - 01:12 By: dae

Today I cannot access my blog site from my home because of the [bad behavior] module that block malicious request. It is blocked because my home IP (dynamically determined) is listed in CBL(Composite Blocking List) because someone who used this IP a week ago seems to have lots of trojan and spam bot installed in his/her machine.

My solution is that I need another proxy and the best one out there is my own. I Installed squid in my server. However, I don't want to share this proxy with anyone else. So, this are what I have to do.

Yet Another Theme

Posted on: Mon, 01/22/2007 - 10:38 By: dae

The fact that Amare theme does not go well with IE keep bugging me. To my illiteracy of CSS, I blindly twitch some value, turning a knob of some attribute, but, to my unsurprising, the situation is not going anyway better than chaos.

As low-ended user as myself, only thing I could do is to simply googling around and found out that some ppl have the same problem as me. What they do is, simply put, to switch to another theme, the action I gracefully follow. And here is the new theme, Barlow.

IE Destroyer

Posted on: Fri, 01/19/2007 - 11:38 By: dae

OK, this new theme does not support IE7. I no longer have IE6 to test with. Anyway, I don't know how to fix, (will ask Wood to do that later, if he would be so kind).

In the meantime, IE Destroyer would do the job. Showing a banner only when the site is viewed by IE. Try it :D

New looks

Posted on: Thu, 01/18/2007 - 22:40 By: dae

Got bored of the "meta" template. After scavenging in the archive of theme and found no one that suit my need, because of some irritating thing in the CSS. Well, wood came to save the day. I personally refuse to edit any html let alone the CSS. Mr. wood simply installed a new extension and was just like a genie, asking my wish which was almost immediately granted. Font changed, bg changed, width changed, spacing changed, color changed, etc., you name it.

Archive Modules

Posted on: Mon, 01/15/2007 - 10:34 By: dae

Drupal comes with a default archive module which shows calendar and highlights the day with entries. Unlike wordpress or blogger whose archive looks more suitable. With the update to the new archive module. Now I have something, almost, but not quite, entirely resembles it.

In Trend

Posted on: Sat, 01/06/2007 - 01:09 By: dae

Have been tagged by pit so I have to drop my intention to update my blog with something more serious and follow the game. Rules are simple: 1) write down five things 'bout yourself that is known only amongst few (if not only you) and 2) tag other five ppl to do the same.

Ok, here we go.

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