eyeball scripts

June 26, 2010 — eyeball scripts
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Nasty XML bug, now I’m back

A nasty and annoying PHP bug has kept me off the blog for a while since we were moving servers, moving office, and generally pretty busy.

The bug affected WordPress blogs and, specifically the xmlrpc portion that makes it possible to use tools like MarsEdit or Blogo (which I’m trying out for this post).

Stripping off left angle brackets usually renders XML pretty useless and that was what this bug did.

I switched the server to using the expat parser and all is well again.

Now where the heck was I?

Captcha Freetype Support

Adding captcha support to the IDC site. Captcha wouldn’t work. “TTF” (FreeType) checkbox needed to be checked in WHM Apache configuration.

Rebuild and she works.