According to Enetica, one can use one’s nickname as a domain name in the .id.au 2LD. Here is part of an e-mail that I sent to Enetica enquiring about random.id.au: You have allowed a company (Random Technologies) to register in the .id.au 2LD (random.id.au). This is in direct breach of Schedule D of auDA’s Domain Read more about <nickname>.id.au[…]
I jumped on the Firefox bandwagon a few months ago. I’ve been very happy with it. It’s extension mechanism is fantastic, and couldn’t be easier to use. One slightly annoying thing is that search engine plugins can only be installed system-wide, which seems a bit silly. But this has already been listed as a bug Read more about Firefox and Thunderbird[…]
It turns out that the reviews for the paper that we (Ryan, Jaga, Audun and myself) submitted to the Australian Computer Science Conference were lost, and that our paper was supposed to be accepted. This is quite unbelievable, but our paper got accepted, so I can’t complain too much. The organisers had to contact the Read more about ACSC paper[…]
I’ve written an exceedingly simple and braindead shell script pinger for use with Technorati. It uses the POST (lwp-request) utility that comes with libwww-perl library to deliver the ping message. Usage is as follows: technorati <blogname> <blogurl> The shell script is invoked whenever I add a new entry to my weblog. It’s been working for Read more about Technorati pinger[…]
So I’ve finally acquired my very own domain (rickyrobinson.id.au). I intend to care for it, and treat it with kindness and respect, and I promise it will never be neglected. It will be diligently tended to, and whenever it cries for help, I will come running. I want only the best for my domain so Read more about Domain Daddy[…]
After initially being told that a paper I wrote with Ryan, Jaga and Audun had been rejected from the Australian Computer Science Conference, it now appears that there was a glitch in the system and that our paper, in fact, was supposed to be accepted. We became aware of this today after I sent off Read more about PageRank[…]
Welcome to The Thin Line: my new look weblog. I hope you like it. The new name was chosen for a whole swag of reasons, which I won’t bother outlining here. If you’re interested in the reasons, I’m only an e-mail away.
While I was at it, I decided I may as well add a link to show that my RSS generator conforms to the 2.0 standard. Click the RSS heart in the left margin. I’m not sure why I’m updating the blog template, because I’m about to give it a major overhaul.
You will notice a few little images that I’ve added in the margin on the left hand side. The first of these relates to copyright. Clicking on it will take you to the Creative Commons license under which the material appearing in this blog is licensed. The second image is a link and allows you Read more about Standards compliance[…]
Australian soccer’s favourite son, Johnny Warren, has passed away at the age of 61 after a battle with cancer. Anybody who has any connection to the local soccer scene will know what a sad loss this is. Johnny Warren was the captain of the only Australian team ever to play in the World Cup. But Read more about Johnny Warren, rest in peace[…]