Archive for May, 2004

May 30 2004

Altova announces FREE XMLSPY Home Edition

Published by under Miscellaneous

Found this in comp.databases.ms-access: Altova producers of Altova XMLSPY, the world’s leading XML (eXtensible Mark-up Language) development environment, today announced that the Home Edition of its award-winning XMLSPY product is now being offered to the public through a FREE software license. What’s also pretty cool is that the EULA is available on their web site […]

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May 27 2004

My PocketPC is home again …

Published by under Gadgets,Toshiba e805

My Toshiba e805 arrived home yesterday, after its second trip to Toshiba for repair.I’m not sure what they did the first time, but it didn’t fix the problem. This time I called and found out they replaced the motherboard. Hopefully this time it’s fixed for good.

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May 23 2004

FrontPage thread over at Channel 9

Jamie is looking for better style sheet support/creation, Alex Malek, Program Manager with the FrontPage team. says that is great feedback and he’s passed it on to the product team. Jonathan Hardwick, Software Architect, has started a FrontPage Feedback page.

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May 20 2004

SBC is going on strike

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I wonder how long my DSL will stay up?

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May 20 2004

Ogre-sized M&M’s! In Shrek colors!

Published by under Fun or Funny?

With giant ogre-sized M&M’S ® Milk Chocolate Candies, you get even more of the milk chocolate you love! Each piece of M&M’S® Milk Chocolate candy is almost 65% larger, and comes in one of 5 special Shrek® colors. Yum, yum … I haven’t seen Shrek 2 yet – it’s on my list of things to […]

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May 19 2004

Office Related Webcasts May/ June – here’s the ones for FrontPage

Published by under FrontPage,Microsoft

TechNet Webcast: Customizing SharePoint Portal Server 2003 with FrontPage 2003 – Level 200 May 26, 200411:30 A.M. – 1:00 P.M. Pacific Time Microsoft Office System Webcast: FrontPage and Search Engines–More than Metatags – Level 200 June 15, 200411:00 A.M. – 12:00 P.M. Pacific Time Microsoft Office System Webcast: Using Multimedia in FrontPage for WOW! Now […]

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May 19 2004

New FrontPage article on MSDN: Customizing Code Snippets in FrontPage 2003

Published by under FrontPage,Microsoft

John Durant posts about a new FrontPage article on MSDN: Customizing Code Snippets in FrontPage 2003 You should try it – you’ll like it. I did some work in customizing the FrontPage Accessibility Checker and it was a great learning experience.

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May 16 2004

Only floss the teeth you want to keep

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My sister’s dentist told her that and boy, is it true. Take good care of your teeth – you don’t want to go through what I’ve just been through. On April 29th, I had oral surgery to have two implants put in. I’d already had two, done at separate times with local anesthesia. This time […]

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May 16 2004

My PocketPC is home again, but not for long

Published by under Gadgets,Toshiba e805

A few weeks ago, I reported the passing of my Toshiba e805 PocketPC. I returned it Toshiba for repair and got it back on Friday. I set it up and reinstalled ActiveSync on Saturday, and by Saturday night at 10 pm, I had had to ‘soft reset’ it 6 times – it kept locking up […]

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May 11 2004

It’s Tuesday – Microsoft Security Bulletins for May 2004

Published by under Microsoft,Security

Links to this month’s Microsoft Security Bulletin Summaries can be found at Jerry Bryant’s blog. What are you waiting for?

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