Weird Internet Explorer Print Bug Involving IFRAME and TABLE

I ran into a very strange bug with printing in IE. It happened in an online calendar program that I work on. Somebody showed me a printed page from IE 6 where the attendees, which are in an IFRAME, had this big 6 inch left margin. The table was pushed off the right edge of the paper, you couldn’t even read it. On screen, the page looked just fine, there was a 10 pixel border. I printed the same page in Firefox and it printed just fine.

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Throttle down your bandwidth

Just found this, think I might try it out sometime:

See what your site looks like with low bandwidth or latency. Also, Charles can act as a man-in-the-middle for HTTP/SSL communication, enabling you to debug the content of your HTTPS sessions, but I would recommend Mozilla LiveHeaders ( for viewing headers, post data, etc..

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Problems with multiple versions (4.0, 4.1) with mysqld_safe

I am running mysql-standard-4.0.20-pc-linux-i686 and mysql-standard-4.1.12-pc-linux-gnu-i686 on the same machine, installed binaries.
I had a heck of a time running both of these versions at once. And not for the typical reasons: port collision, sock file, etc… I have that all figured out, I should be able to run two versions of MySQL on the same machine. I am running 4.0 out of /usr/local/mysql and trying to run 4.1 out of /usr/local/mysql-4.1 and cannot get it working for the life of my, using the mysqld_safe script.

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CVS tricks

Show all modules:

I lifted this from my friend Joels website,, and have found myself using it many times:

List all directories in cvs

I accidentally typed this command and recieved a list of all the cvs root directories available for checkout. Other commands to list modules did not work, but this one did. You must be in a CVS directory first.

cvs -n co .

Recursively show all files:

Have you ever worked in a CVS module, added a deep tree of directories and files and needed to add them to CVS. If you have, you may have had to go through a painful process of adding one dir at a time, then all the files in that dir, then repeat until you’ve done all the dirs. I have a solution for that:

Just run this over and over again, until all files are added:

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What PHP accelerator works well with PHP?

I know that the Zend Accelerator works well, but it’s expensive. Turke MMCache is the best freeware PHP accelerator for PHP4, but has some problems with PHP5. Any thoughts?
Best Freeware Available, I think, is E Accelerator (this site uses this with PHP5):

Best Payware, Zend:

Couple others:
– PHP Accelerator (
– Alternative PHP Cache (
– AfterBurner Cache (

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