Monthly Archives September 2005

Revisited: Is this a CFMAIL bug?

Now am back this morning. Even though I could not breathe freely, I was still curious to know what could have gone wrong. Who am I to say a solid program like CF7 has a bug (a roach or something more creepy)?To know if CF was actually generating those emails, I changed the SMTP server […]

Is this a CFMAIL bug?

I just finished deploying a newsletter software showcasing some fancy CFFORM do da functions to the Library department. However, along the line, someone (up there) felt the user profile of the of the sender ID for the newsletter should be changed. We did the change on AD and since then, the mails have stopped coming […]

Not the best time to take a jump

Dear Husband: I’m writing you this letter to tell you that I’m leaving you for good. I’ve been a good woman to you for seven years and I have nothing to show for it. These last two weeks have been hell. Your boss called to tell me that you had quit your job today and […]

Should non-dev organizations develop applications?

For those of us who work in the IT department of organizations, and who have some programming skills, we face a recurrent issue of build versus buy. Sometimes, a dude in finance wants some fancy Excel macro, for a report NOW! Where I work, everything is needed NOW or worse still, yesterdayJ. (Back to the […]

Guns ét al

An old Italian Mafia Don is dying, and he called his grandson to his bed. “Grandson, I wan you to lissin to me. I wan you to take my chrome plated 38 revolver so you will always remember me.” “But grandpa, I really don’t like guns, … how about leaving me your Rolex watch instead..” […]

My CF8 wish list

The CF8 flour is in the mix and on its way to the oven. Now that we’ve been asked to dream big, so I will be stating my own wish list here. Better charts. CF charts are clunky. Something sexy should make my blood boil, and my purse thicker from saving money on charts components […]

Email and Success

A jobless man applied for the position of "office boy "at Microsoft. The HR manager interviewed him then watched him cleaning the floor as a test. "You are employed "he said. "Give me your e-mail address and I’ll send you the application to fill in, as well as date when you may start ". The […]

New Lingo for an Old Priest

There was an old priest who got sick of all the people in his parish who kept confessing to adultery. One Sunday, in the pulpit, he said, "If I hear one more person confess to adultery, I’ll quit!"Everyone liked him, so they came up with a code word. Someone who had committed adultery would say […]

Laughter is the best medicine

Work could be very killing. And for some of us, work is murder, murdering the very fun out of our lives. But ain’t gonna sit on my butt and let this work zapp the fun out of me.On a good day, am a natural clown. So? I am going to upload my library of jokes […]

Naija Airways!!!!!

Good morning, Ladies and Gentlemen. This is your captain (Boniface) welcoming you on board of Nigeria Airways. We apologize for the four-day delay in taking off, it was due to bad weather and some overtime I had to put in at the bakery. This is flight 126 to Lagos. Landing in Lagos is not guaranteed, […]