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running dig DNS under Windows

The dig (domain information groper) command under unix/Linux is a great way to help verify that a DNS host like BIND is working properly.

A few of my servers are Linux, but most of my desktops usually are Windows, so I was happy to find the  212 more words

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Moving a Subversion/SVN including history to Mercurial/HG using TortoiseHG or HG command-line tools

This blog entry shows how I moved my BeSharp.net repository from SVN at BeSharp.codeplex.com to

I develop most of my software using Windows, so if you want to perform the steps below (except TortoiseHG) on a *nix or Mac machine, you have to do some backslash to slash replacement, and find out where the mercurial settings file is stored. 1,292 more words


Inbox by GMail: interesting approach!

Interesting, especially after experimenting with it for a few weeks. Most of it is great, still missing a few features (like multiple labels per message, and great keyboard shortcut support: now it’s very basic). 56 more words

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SonicWALL Multi-WAN Firewalls (Unlimited WAN)

Interesting: all SonicWALL seem to support multi-WAN (more than 2 WAN) in both Failover and Round robin fashion: SonicWALL Multi-WAN Firewalls (Unlimited WAN).


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Markdown support on Wordpress.com is a farce.

Too bad the Markdown support from WordPress is a farce.

Below the horizontal rule is the Leak Check test from CommonMark. The rendering is even worse than the… 1,975 more words

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CommonMark Markdown spec.txt in WordPress: rendering is not good.

title: CommonMark Spec
- John MacFarlane
version: 0.11
date: 2014-11-10


What is Markdown?

Markdown is a plain text format for writing structured documents, 15,527 more words

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