Converting from PocoMail to Gmail

Wifey was tired of PocoMail. It has not been revised in years, the HTML renderer, while “safe”, is not very conformant, which translates into lots of Tech Support calls. Me. Since she uses Gmail at work, why not migrate to Gmail? PocoMail uses Unix MBOX format files to store email – very nice, a standard… Continue reading Converting from PocoMail to Gmail

Course: Edward Tufte, Presenting Data and Information

Karin from work and I attended a one-day course, Presenting Data and Information, by Edward Tufte at the Hyatt Regency Chicago. I had read some of his stuff a year or two earlier, tried to go to the Chicago course, and our crack clerical staff missed the deadline and it was full. So here we… Continue reading Course: Edward Tufte, Presenting Data and Information

Thanks 1&1 Ya Dopes for not including Subversion

OK so they warned me. They moved to a new Linux platform, and Subversion stopped working. I used my own instructions to rebuild. No good. Errors. After some Googling I found an article by Nick Sergeant and he basically had the same routine. But he dumped 1&1. I can’t afford to now. So I tried… Continue reading Thanks 1&1 Ya Dopes for not including Subversion

Changing CVS roots in existing checkouts

SO I got a chunk of CVS and the server has been moved. See this for the Unix version. I am on windows, with no Cygwin (in this machine). use strict; use Cwd; use File::Find; use File::Copy; use File::Basename; my $NEW_CVSROOT = ‘:pserver:xxxxx@xxxxx.xxxx:/cvs/xxxxxx’; my $RootFolder = cwd(); &find( \&Filter_OverwriteRoot, $RootFolder ); warn “$0 Process complete.… Continue reading Changing CVS roots in existing checkouts

Paint Shop Pro X2 Duplicate Error Messages

I just upgraded to Corel PSP X2, and when I start it up got a bunch of dialogs complaining about duplicate image names related to the default brush, tube, and other files installed with the product. After some Googling and analysis, I found the filenames were stored with two cases for the drive letter, like… Continue reading Paint Shop Pro X2 Duplicate Error Messages