Archive for the 'Software'

Trouble with Licenses

Hmm – so I’ve activated a Microsoft product by REJECTing the license. Am I now in breach of the license? Can I be said to have “hacked” the...
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Trouble with Localization

My darling better half is enjoying her new MacBook – but the Apple “Pages” software turned out to be less popular.  After Jens pointed out to me...
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Democracy and Technology

I had an interesting dream last night – I dreamed about democratic decision making support software. Instead of my regularly scheduled dreams...
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Useless Error Messages

Our own software is guilty of this kind of stuff too, but this one is particularly annoying, since the message promises to specify the module...
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ADSI and WMI

I’m improving the installer for a web application. It’s a windows installer. It needs to register a MIME type with the server. This is...
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