Rants, Raves, and Rhetoric v4

Day: March 4, 2008

  • Roll a d20 in His Honor

    Gary Gygax passed away last night. I haven’t played in years. 🙁

  • Why the Opposition to Year-Month-Day

    When naming files, I would make a file with today’s time stamp 20080304. My brain was confused for a second when it saw 13012008. There are not thirteen months! Oh…. I have to use ls -latr to get the list in chronological order instead of just ls. Month-day-year I can understand (old habits die hard).…

  • Tweets for Today

    08:31 Checking on what was wrong in Blackboard Vista when 3 nodes paged yesterday. Early mid-term (aka gradebook) stuff? # 09:50 Didn't find anything definititive in the logs about the Blackboard Vista errors. Crafting a SQL query for tracked actions on nodes involved. # 11:26 Hammer : Nail :: Twitter : __ ? # 12:44…

  • More Spiking CPU Over Assignments

    More on concerns with editAssignmentSubmission.dowebct on Blackboard Vista nodes. Found an error in the exceptions logs tied to one of the transactions: Error occurred maintaining selective release status-Learning Object Id It gets better…. The assignment in question? Not using selective release. Yeah. There is an error for an assessment. Hopefully it is just the assignments…