Category Archives: Administrivia

Update

Annnnd, we’re back. The power was restored this morning so things have returned to normal. I’ll be pushing today’s post directly.

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Aaaaaaand We're Back

Irreal headquarters are back on the Internet and will resume its quest for world domination forthwith.

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Outage

Internet access to the International Headquarters of Irreal has been disrupted due to a cable cut. Our regularly scheduled program will resume as soon as it's fixed.

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Maintenance Window

Starting at 0900 EST this morning, Irreal’s hosting provider will be upgrading equipment so access may be intermittent. The provider expects that everything will be back to normal within 24 hours.

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Blogging Woes

I finally got yesterday's post up by generating the HTML from my Org source file and then pasting it into the WordPress editor. I'm still not sure what's happening. Very occasionally I can push a post with org2blog but most … Continue reading

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Problem Posting

I'm have a problem posting today's offering and I've run out of time to deal with it right now. I'll try to get back to it later tonight. If you're reading this, it means that it's not a problem with … Continue reading

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Comments

I've moved my comments to Disqus in the hope that that will be an effective way of keeping the spammers from using up resources and annoying my hosting provider. I've turned comments back on and we'll see how things go. … Continue reading

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Sorry

This morning I updated the .htacess file for Irreal in my seemingly never ending efforts to get spam under control. Sadly, while editing the file I hit 【Shift+x o】instead of【Ctrl+x o】and ended up blocking the site. If you tried and … Continue reading

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Comments

The spammers are hammering on the Irreal site again trying to post spam in the comments. They aren't getting through but they are consuming resources to the point that my hosting provider is complaining. Therefore, rather than risk having the … Continue reading

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Comments Reenabled

I've updated everything and turned comments back on. As far as I can tell, everything is working correctly. If you have any problems and can't leave a comment, email me at jcs at the domain of the blog. While the … Continue reading

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