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..” […]