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conf.py: One-upping ConfigParser

There comes a time in every programmer’s life when they decide that some silly, common library that they use all the time just isn’t good enough. It takes too many actions, or it feels opaque, or there are obvious features conspicuous in their absence. For me, that time is now, that library is ConfigParser, and [...]

The Firefox Shutdown Glitch

As I suspected, it was a plugin problem. Specifically, Ghostery, which is a neat little thing which displays and optionally disables any web bugs of any import tracking user behavior. Unfortunately, I’m not willing to put up with its erratic behavior any more. For now, it’s disabled, and I put in a request to be [...]