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  • Re: Periodically deleting old files

    [quote user="Lawrence"]Snoofle is back![/quote]Quick, everybody look busy
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 07-17-2014
  • Re: Periodically deleting old files

    Could have been worse. The kind of nuff-nuff who would put find . in a crontab is probably just as likely to use find / next time. Hell, they're next to each other on the keyboard so they must mean nearly the same thing, amirite?
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 07-15-2014
  • Re: Security Through Insanity

    As an aside, there's a side to the main site you didn't cite, which is that although the main site's main "Side Bar WTF" link links to this side's site, sited directly under that are side bar thread links, some of which link to threads on this side's site though others link to threads from the site on the other side.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 07-09-2014
  • Re: Security Through Insanity

    ATM it seems to be directing people to both. It would be good if it kept doing that, so that we enlightened curmudgeons could continue to play silly games in our broken old CS playground and leave Discourse to the hapless gibbering app-fondling touchscreen cretins and their ilk.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 07-06-2014
  • Re: Security Through Insanity

    [quote user="PJH"] we stopped people signing up here[/quote]So there won't even be any kids on the lawn? Huzzah!
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 07-03-2014
  • Re: Image fail

    I thought I had already checked that and found it to be an invalid encoding. Dropped a bit during a brain fart, I guess. Thanks.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 06-26-2014
  • Re: Image fail

    Yeah, that's what I did and that's what it did, but I still don't quite understand how the multiply sign (Unicode code point U+00D7) ended up encoded as %C3%97. The process makes sense to me, but the actual values encoded remain elusive.
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 06-26-2014
  • Re: Image fail

    [quote user="anotherusername"]OP did say "most of" the page; I figured you can hardly miss it if you go that route.[/quote]First few times I did in fact miss it. Surprisingly easy to do if "wrap long lines" isn't turned on in the page source viewer. [quote user="anotherusername"]You found that? ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 06-26-2014
  • Re: Image fail

    Ah! Repro now. Thanks for the screenshot with the line number in it, I had given up before scrolling that far down. Looks like the typically broken result of trying to paste a clipboard image straight into a WYSIWYG edit control; the PrtSc that filled up the clipboard was most likely unintentional. Which would make McAfee TRWTF, for causing the ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 06-25-2014
  • Re: Image fail

    [quote user="PJH"][quote user="Julia"]most of this 600kB behemoth of a page is a single image tag with the image content base-64-encoded and embedded directly[/quote] No Repro. Looks like a bog-standard webpage from here.[/quote]No repro here either. Is this perhaps one of those things I would need to disable Adblock Plus ...
    Posted to "Side Bar" WTF (Forum) by flabdablet on 06-24-2014
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