Aled Treharne on June 30th, 2007

It wasn’t so long ago that I said that I was going to be cutting down on my rescue work because of how busy we were going to be at work. Well, as it turns out, one of our deliveries has been delayed. Instead of arriving on Tuesday, it won’t be here until Monday now. […]

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Aled Treharne on June 20th, 2007

I am and have been a Sky subscriber for several years now. I actually subscribe to Sky+ which is Sky’s Personal Video Recorder. This allows me to record programmes for TV to watch later or even pause live TV while I’m watching it to go and make a cup of tea perhaps, or even attend […]

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Aled Treharne on June 9th, 2007

Where have I been recently? I’ve spent this last week in Reading. We’re using a billing system made by a company called Portal. Except a while ago Portal got bought out by Oracle and now the product’s had its name changed to “Oracle Billing and Revenue Management”. Snappy title. So I’ve spent a week down […]

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Aled Treharne on May 31st, 2007

I was going to write a post on how thanks to someone deciding to upgrade Xorg in the FreeBSD ports tree, it caused me a problem or two. After two days of compiling, installing, tweaking, and generally spending time on trying to a desktop system working at work, I really couldn’t be arsed. I appreciate […]

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Aled Treharne on April 26th, 2007

First, an apology. For those of you who hang on every word I write (yes, both of you), I apologise for not updating you. Things have been quiet recently. Well, no, not quiet – because I have been manically busy, especially at work where we have far more work than time. It’s just there’s not […]

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Aled Treharne on March 1st, 2007

Happy St David’s day to you all. In other news, everything’s been confirmed with the new job and I’m now heading for the second week of my notice period. I haven’t published the new company’s name for now for obvious reasons, but I’m sure most of you can either work it out or know me […]

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Aled Treharne on February 20th, 2007

It’s going to be public knowledge shortly anyway, but I’ve just resigned. I’ve received an offer from another company which I accepted – I suspect the next month will be quite interesting as I finish a few projects off. I also expect that Teresa, who alo recently left, will be surprised that she was the […]

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Aled Treharne on December 13th, 2006

So the time has come. I need to upgrade from php4 to php5 – mainly because Sean’s bitching at me, but I kinda wanted to do it for a while and PHP5 is fairly stable now. So, I head on over to the ports tree and see what’s what. Right, so there’s a php5 port. […]

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Aled Treharne on November 22nd, 2006

In a conversation with a certain Senior Developer: […] Me: Ya, thanks. Fuck you too. 😛 Him: sorry, you’re not my type.  hairy?  check.  welsh?  check.  female?  bzzz 😛 Me: You like hairy welsh females? Er, ok. Me: But your wife doesn’t ahve a beard… Him: there are no other types  I worry about this […]

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Aled Treharne on October 16th, 2006

On Friday I had a conversation with a supplier that went something like this: Me: Hi, I need a quote from you guys for a managed server, with foo disks for the OS and bar disks for the Database, dual Xeon, 4Gb RAM, Supplier: Sure. I’ll email it to you. Me: Thanks. This morning I […]

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