Email I've Written

This is why you can't trust TCP/IP checksums.

This is me demonstratring facility with network tools and dropping RFCs in a self-consciously smug writing style. If you're wondering, the response I got from Tripod was prompt, gracious and professional, which made me feel like a bit of a heel.

This is my response to a question about a binary diff/patch tool. I later heard about xdelta, which I recommended to him.

These are some of my thoughts about the CVS repository organization.

Here are some shell commands for cleaning up the CVS repository that are suitable for use in a crontab.

These are some thoughts on code testing and maintainability.

This is my pet peeve about the ill-conceived term "security through obscurity".

These are some tips on dealing with Microsoft Windows 2000 or XP.

This is why you don't want a warrantee.

This is how I fixed a firmware bug in a hard drive; a bug so bad it may have ruined the company.

This is my short treatise on paranoia.