the dissident frogman

If it fails, you're not reading this

Si ça foire, vous n'êtes pas en train de lire ça

the dissident frogman 16 years and 7 months ago

Necrothreading much?

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I'll be upgrading the copy of Expression Engine, on which I run this site, to the latest version in a bit.

The purpose of this upgrade is to make strange unexpected things that previously happened to stop happening while presumably introducing as little new strange unexpected things, or just enough to warrant a future upgrade, and justify the ongoing cost of upgrade licenses.

So if anything strange and unexpected happens, it might be that I'm in the middle of the upgrade, in which case they might stop happening as soon as I'm finished with it, or that the new stack of strange and unexpected things has been successfully introduced.

Software development, now there's a nice racket.

(Having said that, I'm quite happy with Expression Engine, both from the designer and the blogger's point of view. They're a bit steep on the prices, but they're quite good at fixing the strange unexpected things.)


That went well. Complaints in the comments or by email, in case you don't share my opinion and have a different experience of the upgrade.

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Je vais mettre à jour la copie d'Expression Engine, sur laquelle je publie ce site, dans quelques instants.

Le but de cette mise à jour est de prévenir les trucs bizarres et inattendus qui tendaient à se produire, tout en introduisant probablement un minimum de nouveaux trucs bizarres et inattendus, ou peut être juste assez pour justifier une mise à jour future, ainsi que les coûts de licences de renouvellement.

En conséquence, si quelques trucs bizarres et inattendus se produisent, c'est que je suis en train de procéder à la mise à jour, auquel cas ils cesseront probablement de se produire dès que j'en aurai terminé, ou bien que la nouvelle liste de trucs bizarres et inattendus a été introduite avec succès.

Le développement logiciel, vraiment un chouette racket.

(Cela étant, je suis plutôt satisfait d'Expression Engine, tant du point de vue du designer que du blogger. Ils sont un peu chaud niveau prix, mais plutôt efficaces pour régler les trucs bizarres et inattendus.)

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Cela s'est plutôt bien passé. Réclamations dans les commentaires, ou par email si vous ne partagez pas mon opinion et avez une expérience différente de cette mise à jour.



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3023 - Proof

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  • Proof Stockton, Callifornia, USA

"If it fails, you're not reading this."

Coincidentally, I'm not commenting on it!

Funny old world, isn't it?

3024 - Grimmy

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  • Grimmy Where I'm at.

Didja fixit?

Where does the light go, when the light goes out?

3027 - Mike H.

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  • Mike H. Spokane, Wa

Your new motto "Finis coronat opus," The end crowns the work.

3028 - 2hotel9

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  • 2hotel9 Western Pennsylvania

I am apparently reading, this morning, so it must have worked!

3030 - Grimmy

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  • Grimmy Where I'm at.


There's always the chance that Y2K really was the end of the world and we're all dead and just imagining we're reading the blog.

It's a stretch, I know, but the truthers seem to be having so much fun I want to try my hand at some creative conspiricizing.

Where does the light go, when the light goes out?