Thursday, June 23, 2005

Strange bandwidth issue My domain ran out of bandwidth earlier today. Checking the access log showed that this was due to a huge amount of downloads of SharpReader - a version that's not even actively linked to from All of these downloads have as the referrer, and all (except for a single MSIE request) have some version of Mozilla/5.0... (137 words, 23 Comments)

Friday, June 3, 2005

JVM hack implementations, and why I love Java During a Java debug session today, I was investigating an exception and noticed that its cause was set to itself; effectively leading to an infinite stacktrace (or so I thought). When I added a watch on exception.getCause(), this returned null though, so I initially assumed this was a bug in my IDE (I'm using a beta release of IDEA... (579 words, 6 Comments)