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Reflections from a Swede in Norway.

Here you will find my small graffiti board where I write about things I come to think about.

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Do you know who I am?

Published: Friday 2003-10-17.

According to this page I correspond to captain Jean-Luc Picard of Star Trek: The Next Generation. The motivation is as follows: An accomplished diplomat who can virtually do no wrong, you sometimes know it is best to rely on the council of others while holding the reins. That sounds nice!

Referring to yesterday’s note about mobile telephony I hereby issue a warning about using GPRS while roaming, it can hurt quite a lot on the next bill ☹

By the way, I am quite a bit annoyed at SJ’s Internet ticket ordering system, which most of the time is working really poorly. Nevertheless, yesterday I managed to, for the first time ever, book tickets using a debit card over the Internet. It must be on something like the fifth attempt (and it took several tries to get something else than the page that says that I should call them and order the ticket). Let’s see if the tickets show up... [Addition: Yes, they did]

(By the way, if the picture on the left hand side overlaps the text below, it is because your web browser is buggy; the page shows correctly in both Opera and Mozilla).

[Picard]

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  • Datum: 2003-10-18 15.35.40 CEST
  • Namn: Roland Casselbrant
  • Vävplats: http://www.casselbrant.net
  • Sänt från: as3-2-3.ang.s.bonet.se

Själv får jag inget svar på vilken cool sf-figur jag liknar mest. Jag får bara en massa Internal Server Error, dvs felmeddelande 500. Nåväl, det är skönt att se att du har börjat blogga. Det ger onekligen en vävplats mer känsla av liv. Kör så det ryker kommendör Picard (Warp speed deliverd by OS/2, NOT Star Trek)

Peter svarar: Du måste slå på referensloggning för att det skall fungera. Jag råkade på samma sak själv först.

  • Datum: 2003-10-19 15.26.50 CEST
  • Namn: Roland Casselbrant
  • Vävplats: http://www.casselbrant.net
  • Sänt från: as3-2-3.ang.s.bonet.se

Referensloggning? Hur var när? Jag hittar inget i vare sig IE eller Mozilla. Det fungerar dock by default i Firebird. Jag står mig slätt i denna fråga.

Peter svarar: Först ber jag om ursäkt för att du var tvungen att skriva två gånger, mina CGI:er är tydligen inte helt perfekta. Nu bör det dock fungera bättre... ☺ I Opera slår man på och av det via snabbinställningarna (F12), i MSIE tror jag inte det går att slå av, men jag vet att vissa brandväggar (som Nortons) och anonymiseringsmellanservrar (typ Junkbuster) filtrerar bort referensloggningen som standard när de är i bruk.

  • Datum: 2003-10-20 12.43.05 CEST
  • Namn: Storebror
  • Vävplats: http://hem.spray.se/irve
  • Sänt från: h32n7c1o254.bredband.skanova.com

Hej Lillebror. Jag blev visst: Galadriel

Lillebror svarar: Sagan om ringen? Ick!

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