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Writing this post from GemiFedi! gemini://gemifedi.boringcactus.com/about

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@SDF I appreciate that but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art.

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The world's oldest spreadsheet - about 4600 years old - has errors in it. Of course.

math.ubc.ca/~cass/courses/m446

Thanks to Matt Parker's "Spreadsheet News Network" report (triggered by the UK's failure to count COVID-19 cases correctly), youtube.com/watch?v=zUp8pkoeMs pointing me to the European Spreadsheet Risk Interest Group, and their page of horror stories ... eusprig.org/horror-stories.htm

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The nights are getting colder here in New Zealand. Terry has found a nice warm spot on top of an external hard drive receiving an initial full backup of my lovely old T41.
A little rubber duck sits on a …
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Takeaway and delivery food is now allowed here in New Zealand. Got a lunch treat with some real coffee, and shared a chip with Terry and Bugsy.
A little rubber duck and a stic…
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King Terry of Terrybugsia is giving an inspiring address to his loyal subjects, with his wise vizier Bugsy at his side.
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You vs The guy she tells you not to worry about

Oh yeah, and SPF! Another good one. Is your webserver’s mailserver in your SPF record? Does it sign with DKIM? Have you checked your DMARC reports lately?

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Experience suggests odds are pretty good your form broke sometime in the last couple of years anyway—bad address, broken form, misconfigured mailserver. Did you notice? Do you test it?

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A plea from your friendly neighborhood op: please don’t put a contact form on your website…not even with a CAPTCHA. Just put your addresses on it, including your email address.

“But I’ll get spammed!”—You’ll get spammed anyway, if you have your own domain, and addresses like contact@ and sales@ work. Worse, you might enable spamming others.

“I’ll put a CAPTCHA on it!”—Don’t offload administrative hassle onto your users!

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"I appreciate SDF but it's a general-purpose server and the name doesn't make it obvious that it's about art." - Eugen Rochko