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Month: December 2008

Getting the list of fixes between two Firefox versions

If you are using a beta version of Firefox or even a nightly build, to help in testing brand-new features and verifying fixed bugs, it’s sometimes necessary to identify a regression. Normally you will start in narrowing down the regression range by dividing the possible time frame in smaller chunks. It will take some time but finally you will end-up with two identified builds. One build with the feature working and another one with the regression starts happening. The next step will be to get the list of patches, whichContinue readingGetting the list of fixes between two Firefox versions

Do I have an accent?

Thanks to the posting from Fred, I read about a quiz which tries to find the accent you are having. Surprisingly I don’t have an accent. Should I be glad about? 😉 What American accent do you have? Your Result: The Midland   “You have a Midland accent” is just another way of saying “you don’t have an accent.” You probably are from the Midland (Pennsylvania, southern Ohio, southern Indiana, southern Illinois, and Missouri) but then for all we know you could be from Florida or Charleston or one ofContinue readingDo I have an accent?

Merry Christmas

I wish all my readers a merry Christmas. Have a wonderful time with your families by sitting together by candlelight and hopefully enjoying the snow outside.

WLAN with Zyxel router and OS X 10.5

Each time when I’ve visited my parents the last five times, I never got a WLAN connection working with my Macbook on OS X 10.5. That’s really bothersome when you are connected to a cable in a small room. Today I had some time to check why it only happens with my Macbook and not with any other computer with Windows installed. I found a helpful blog post which helped me a lot to solve the issue. As you can see the timeout problem was introduced with the upgrade toContinue readingWLAN with Zyxel router and OS X 10.5

It’s Time for a New Design

After two years with the current design I need something new and freshy. Even with some upcoming changes in my life in the near future I had to update some parts of my website. That’s why I’ve taken the chance to also update the design. In difference to the last one the brand new design isn’t created by myself. Its name is Amazing Grace and I’ve found it while crawling through all the WordPress themes. The reason why I’ve chosen a theme from another person is simple. I don’t haveContinue readingIt’s Time for a New Design

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