Original Registration of mmn.toronto.on.ca

Well this is a blast from the past, a posting from UBC when they used to run the .ca registry :

From: CA Domain Registrar <[email protected]>
Subject: Recent .CA registrations and deregistrations
Date: 1999/04/10
Message-ID: <[email protected]>#1/1
X-Deja-AN: 464719962
Distribution: can
X-Mail-Path: pedigree!ns!mail
To: [email protected]
X-Complaints-To: [email protected]
X-Trace: mughi.cs.ubc.ca 923729362 12800 142.103.4.2 (10 Apr 1999 07:29:22 GMT)
Organization: Computer Science, University of British Columbia, Canada
X-PreInject-Unix-From: [email protected]  Sat Apr 10 00:29:18 1999
NNTP-Posting-Date: 10 Apr 1999 07:29:22 GMT
Newsgroups: can.domain

Recent registrations:
canot-kayak.qc.ca
cpss.ab.ca
ctifa.bc.ca
jmphoto.bc.ca
spatialgraphics.bc.ca
web-head.bc.ca
westpoint.bc.ca
natureslink.ca
cantyd.on.ca
insitedesign.on.ca
mmn.toronto.on.ca
bateaudirect.qc.ca
wwsmith.ca

Recent deregistrations:
eastcoll.nf.ca

How the time flies. 20 years ago.

The Case of the Exploding Battery

If you’ve recently tried to access ec.je, you might notice that the server is unreachable.

This is because the battery in NEO-14S decided to expand and nearly blow up. This is not a glorious thing, since that is what was running the web, gopher and email server.

For now ec.je is kind of offline, I’m working on a replacement to get it all back up. But we shall see how that goes.

One still can access it via telnet, nntp and ftp.

Busy, busy, busy.

I’ve not had much time recently to be able to update some of my tings on the internets. So here we go with a little post.

I’ve recently had a look at my banks, I do really like N26, don’t get me wrong it’s never given me any issues. But at the moment with a little job change, I’m able to save a bit of money and the savings options aren’t available in France with them.

That makes things a bit complicated, I’ve had a look around with my options, I do hold a Livret A but since I don’t have a mega amount of money and the interest rate is a bit meh, it makes not a lot of use. There is an investment account with my French bank, but that requires me to go in to the branch every time I want to add money, which I ain’t got time for that.

But a while back I looked in to opening an account with Bunq, so I finished up the process and had a bit of a poke around. Which was a pretty good idea, since their savings options seem a bit more better and with the automatic rounding of transactions to put the change in the savings account is pretty spot on.

I’m not entirely sure that I’ll swap over immediately, but the next few months I’ll be at least giving it a try and seeing how I get on and if the savings rate vs monthly charge is worth it.

That’s about it for the moment, so there you go, I did a thing.

unsplash-logoJohnson Wang

Okänt fel Ett okänt fel inträffade.

I can’t get to sleep as usual, happy days, since I’m waiting for the liberating feeling that is payday. Considering my end of monthing has left me a tad bit short on change, the excitement of ordering the menu off PFK (j/k we call it KFC here in France) is basically like christmas day. One can not wait.

However, in the spirit of doing things whilst limited to the joke that is my 3G connection, I was considering doing a bit of work on the ec website, perhaps going back to the old BBS theme. I get bored of chopping and changing frequently, and I miss that old friend of a theme from back in the day.

However, my web host has other plans for being able to access my panel and fix up some domain links. Namely :

Okänt fel
Ett okänt fel inträffade. Vänligen försök igen lite senare.

My Hosting Panel, Unknown Error, March 2019, Medium ASPX

Somewhat disapointing but hey, it’s the first time it’s happened and everything else is running fine. Plus at 79kr I can’t really complain either, overall this site has done pretty well for its self, no major dramas, slowness or downtime.

Since my hands are tied I’m probably going to play a bit of 3DS in the hopes I’ll pass out and it’ll be chicken time.

nom nom nom nom
unsplash-logoMarkus Spiske

Tweaks and Changes

I have done a few jigs and changes over this evening to this site, since I’m currently in the process of really resmashing ec.je in to something else. With that it means most of the links there are now dead as I’m doing all of this.

You might have noticed that the reCaptcha icon is now irritatingly everywhere, I’m not sure how to turn it off, but it’s because the contact form is back in place. I’ve also remade the about page here, there is a redirect on ec.je over to this site.

For now it seems logical, and if you’re wondering, yes, that is indeed a copy paste job from my LiveJournal Profile, you know, since why not.

If anybody is wondering why the BBS is inaccessable right now, it’s because my internet is offline, I’ve been living the 3G life for the past few weeks and it’s not the dream.

Although there are other life changes that I will happily share later on 😀

unsplash-logoRoss Findon

I Did a Thing, is it a Good Thing ?

By now you must know I’m really in to using things in different ways than they are intended.

It seems that I’ve done that again, having setup an account on groups.io with the intention of moving some of my mailman based lists, because my beloved DreamHost isn’t going to be upgrading it to fix deliverability issues.

What ended up happening is when I created the account, I realised that I can have subgroups, amazing things like a list in a list.

Then I started to use the extras, databases, files, photos, hashtags, like I went cray cray.

Then I realised that I accidentally made a decent BBS mirror, since I stopped using the web front end, the BBS site has been served from the Gopher server at ec.je.

I updated the tagline in QWK to include my new work, which you can view at mmn.groups.io.

Question is, have I done the right thing and does this follow in to the BBS’s ethos ?

There is also another thing that has come up, does the BBS need to be renamed since I now have a seperate business unit of a very same name on the old BBS domain.

Answers in the comments or via the group, I’m game all the same.