NPR has a really good article on the absurd state of patents in the U.S. ” ‘We’re at a point in the state of intellectual property where existing patents probably cover every behavior that’s happening on the Internet or our mobile phones today,’ says Chris Sacca, the venture capitalist. ‘[T]he average Silicon Valley start-up or […]
“In the closed-source world, Version 1.0 means ‘Don’t touch this if you’re prudent.’; in the open-source world it reads something more like ‘The developers are willing to bet their reputations on this.’ “
– Eric Raymond, How Fine a Gift?
On its own wp_localize_script() can’t handle multi-dimensional arrays, but you can get around that by encoding the child arrays in JSON. That doesn’t handle HTML content very well, though, so another way to do it is to use the l10n_print_after parameter. That’s kind of ugly, but it seems like the best way available right now. It […]
Apache’s default settings assume it’s running under a dedicated box with at least 2GB of RAM, so they don’t perform very well in a VPS that may only have 500MB. I recently made some tweaks to several VPS’s that reduced memory usage by 300-400MB without degrading performance. Apache Performance Tuning is a good article that […]
I recently setup a VPS on a new OpenVZ node and wanted to use it as a template for future VPS’s created on that node. The instructions in the wiki are actually overkill for this situation; here’s all I had to do: vzctl stop [vps id] Create /tmp/vz-template-exclude.txt and add these lines to it: .bash_history […]