Category Archives: Computing

I am a nerd after all

Firefox, Thunderbird and the Mozilla mess

I gave up. Few weeks after my complaint about the Firefox affaire, I decided to switch from the Mozilla suite to Firefox (browser) and Thunderbird (mail, news and feed reader, version 1.0 just released). It seems the Mozilla suite will be released in 1.8 alpha versions for still a long time, before they will eventually […]

IcyBlue for Pivot

Long time, no post. Why? Because It’s been a hard day’s night, And I’ve been working like a dog. And now it’s done. As mentioned some time ago, I got involved in the business of Pivot and I started to port the IcyBlue templates for it. I have now a sort of stable beta release […]

Weblogging with Pivot

Pivot is a web-based tool to maintain dynamic sites, like weblogs or online journals. It is released under the GPL so it is completely free to use. It is written in PHP, and does not require additional libraries or databases to function. That is, you don’t need to install anything. Just download the installation files […]

Welcome to!

As you might have noticed (just have a look at the address bar), the Raffan Sähköpäiväkirja has moved to a real web domain! Why I have been struggling for months thinking about the name of a domain that would have been suitable for me and my weblog. I couldn't find any. But then, after […]