Archive for August, 2004

Aug 31 2004

VeriSign’s antitrust suit against ICANN dismissed

Published by under Miscellaneous

Internet domain name registry VeriSign just can’t seem to convince anyone that redirecting misspelled Web addresses to its own site is a good thing. A federal district court judge on Thursday threw out VeriSign’s legal arguments that ICANN’s ban on this tactic amounted to a violation of U.S. antitrust law. VeriSign, which runs the master […]

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Aug 31 2004

I’m taking a poll on Web Site Accessibility

Which do you think is more inclusive – WCAG Priority 1 Guidelines or Section 508? If you had to make the choice which to follow, unfettered by state, federal or or other organizational considerations, which would you choose, and why?

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Aug 31 2004

Finally installed Office XP Service Pack 3

Published by under FrontPage,Microsoft

I’m still running Office XP on my laptop because that’s what we’re running at work – over the weekend I installed Office XP Service Pack 3 from the CD. Even though I ran the full file install (OfficeXpSp3-kb832671-fullfile-enu.exe), it still asked for all three Office XP CDs – Office Professional, FrontPage 2002 and Publisher.  Other […]

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Aug 31 2004

Windows XP Service Pack 2 CD arrived today

Published by under Microsoft,Security

I ordered it the day the order form was posted (August 25th) and it arrived today – 6 days  – not bad. I’m not ready to install it yet – haven’t backed up my critical data yet.

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Aug 17 2004

Great news! The healing screw is out!

Published by under Miscellaneous

I went back to the oral surgeon last Thursday – his tray was loaded with new tools I hadn’t seen before – I can’t describe them all, but that doesn’t matter, the important thing is that one of them worked and the healing screw is out! One more appointment with him to get the stitches […]

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Aug 10 2004

A new website to talk about

Published by under Accessibility

Jack Brewster sent me this link: A new website to talk about I don’t know Judi, but Judi knows accessibility. She is using the State of Connecticut’s Web Site Accessibility Policy as a guide to ensuring that her web sites are accessible to people with disabilities. And she does beautiful work.

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Aug 10 2004

Vulnerability in POSIX Could Allow Code Execution (841872)

Published by under Microsoft,Security

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-020Vulnerability in POSIX Could Allow Code Execution (841872) Issued: July 13, 2004Updated: August 10, 2004Version: 2.0 SummaryWho should read this document: Customers who use Microsoft® Windows® 2000 or Windows NT 4.0 Impact of Vulnerability: Local Elevation of Privilege Maximum Severity Rating: Important Recommendation: Customers should install the update at the earliest opportunity. […]

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Aug 10 2004

Vulnerability in Exchange Server 5.5 Outlook Web Access Could Allow Cross-Site Scripting and Spoofing Attacks (842436)

Published by under Microsoft,Security

Microsoft Security Bulletin MS04-026Vulnerability in Exchange Server 5.5 Outlook Web Access Could Allow Cross-Site Scripting and Spoofing Attacks (842436) Issued: August 10, 2004Version: 1.0 SummaryWho should read this document: System administrators who have servers running Microsoft® Exchange Server 5.5 Outlook® Web Access Impact of Vulnerability:  Remote Code Execution Maximum Severity Rating: Moderate Recommendation: Customers should […]

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Aug 07 2004

Things have changed at Toshiba Technical Support

Published by under Gadgets,Toshiba e805

I called Toshiba Technical Support on Monday to report the failure of my replacement e805. The guys I talked to in April, May and June (Mike, Mark, and Peter, the supervisor) don’t appear to be working there anymore. On Monday a guy named Noman answered my call. I explained to him that the only way […]

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Aug 07 2004

Windows XP Service Pack 2 is out

Windows XP SP2 RTM! on Jerry Bryant’s blog. FrontPage users may want to check out these KB articles: 883607 Web server functionality may not work correctly after you install Windows XP Service Pack 2 and 878461 Pictures do not appear as expected, or you receive an error message when you open an HTML file on a […]

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