July 2005 Blog Posts

  • Yahoo Mail doesn't like IE7

    I'm torn as to whether I'm going to keep this thing installed or go back to an image :) IE7 brings us tabbed browsing - much better than the MSN toolbar did thank goodness.  And some other niceties I'm sure.  But here are the glitches I've found so far: 1) Yahoo mail thinks it is an “old” browser, so falls back to “old ugly mode.”  Ugh.  Granted, this is probably not an IE bug but still, it's not nice. 2) The toolbars are in the wrong order and you can't move them the right way?  What?  Maybe it's me.  I've got the address...

  • Does Oracle Suck? Or just Oracle DBAs?

    Since leaving the job I was at for 8 years, I've had three gigs since December.  First I took a contracting gig to get me through the holidays, at Centocor.  This was a great experience, and I'll have to post about that one day.  When that was up (even though they wanted to extend me) I took what I thought was going to be a great full time position at a company I'll leave un-named :)  This was a horror story for another post.  I left there as fast as was possible, and landed now at a truly great place...