Tag Archives: files

Importing to Piwigo

Piwigo is pretty good! I mean, I mostly use Flickr at the moment, because it is quick, easy to recommend to people, and allows photos to be added to Trove. But I’d rather host things myself. Far easier for backups, … Continue reading

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Bugchasing

I hate it when my bug turns out to be somebody else’s! Hours gone! Still, it’s a relief… :-)

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Deleting files with special characters in their names, in Windows

A couple of directories in Windows couldn’t be deleted by Windows Explorer, because they had unprintable characters (I’m assuming) in their names. D:\tmp>dir Volume in drive D is Data Volume Serial Number is 8C47-34BD Directory of D:\tmp 28/09/2012 11:34 AM … Continue reading

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On What Gets Kept, and Changing How Over Time

“Make things that can be archived (databases cannot be, not if you don’t also store the application that reads them). Make it possible to change one’s data structures (the ways in which things are stored — not the file formats, … Continue reading

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Getting sorted for the new year, in the Mocca Lounge

A new cafe, on the way home from a ride this morning: the Mocca Lounge, it seems to be called. I guess they mean brown and not quite one thing nor another, but at least relaxing. It’s a reasonable place … Continue reading

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