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August, 2006

  • Just Testing Writer's Image Upload Thing

    Please ignore me.
  • Two easy ways to pick Kerberos from NTLM in an HTTP capture

    How you pick NTLM from Kerberos when all you have is a trace. NTLM: 2 round trips to authenticate, short Negotiate blobs on requests. Kerberos: single round trip to authenticate, huge Negotiate blob on the request.
  • Windows Live Writer

    Finally, we can talk about Windows Live Writer . I don't really have a lot to say except: it gave me back my blogs , and stoked my desire to write something - rather than the silent dread of fighting a (*!%!_ browser-based HTML editor again. After it...
  • XNA, anyone?

    Jason Olson sums it all up neatly, and has lots of fun links to follow. So check it out. The XNA team have a new blog , which I'm sure will be getting a bit more active in the lead-up to August 30 . Think I'll be signing up for that. Happy bleep!
  • Microsoft ISA Server 2006: Trial Software (RTM) Out Now!

    Yep, forget the RC - ISA Server 2006 is done , and the trial version is now available for download (requires registration)! The fully functional trial software offers you the opportunity to experience the new features and functionality of ISA Server 2006...
  • Where izzy?

    Sure - I post about how I got my blog back, and then stop posting. Obvious, really. Anyway, I've been off with what the local tree doctor called conjunctive eye tusk, which is where one eye tries to grow a tusk, and becomes a bit red in the process. Pin...
  • I'm officially declaring Spring

    It's sunny. It's warm. There's a light breeze. Birds are chirping happily as the trees rustle softly. They've fertilized the gardens in the townhouse block where I live. As soon as I step out of the front door, I'm assailed by the odour ( Smells Like...
  • August 31, 2006 (Australian Time)

    Today: 1. Saints Row should become available locally for the Xbox 360. Liked the demo. On the subject, did anyone try out the Just Cause demo from Marketplace? That was really over-the-top latin american fun! I wonder if it'll have Live capabilities,...