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Notices for 22nd September 2020 to 21st April 2020

Tuesday, 22nd September 2020

I have decided that it’s time to post a “draft” as it were of the PowerShell-Haters Handbook. It’s not a book yet, and most likely never will be. More will be added in time, no doubt.

Tuesday, 11th August 2020

After a mere four years, I have updated 7-ade. Version 1.1 incorporates additional rule actions requested by Santo Nucifora (back in 2018) and José junior, as well as a number of fixes for specific archive contents. Unwrap expansion is now applied to RPM files, so long as the inner file does not use Zstandard compression, as 7-Zip does not support that format. The rule specification is also tweaked to remove the need to maintain a list of rule names in a separate setting, although the old format remains valid indefinitely. The ability to view debug output in DebugView is now documented, in case anyone needs help debugging rules or otherwise desires to investigate unexpected behaviour.

Tuesday, 21st April 2020

Having replaced my Microsoft mouse at home over two years ago with a Cherry model, it was high time that I finally wrote up a review for the replacement. I have now posted a Cherry MC 4000 review, with comparisons to the mouse it replaced, the IntelliMouse Optical (reviewed back in 2010).