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Quality Center: WebClient.dll Failed to open file for writing
I don’t know how many times I’ve heard of this issue, but it never happened to me…until recently, that is. What a bummer! I was trying to get into the Admin interface of our QC app when I received it. I tried a lot of different things…unregistering/re-reg... the DLL, rebooting, etc. I tried a lot of the solutions online involving checking permissions on the file, my rights, etc. Finally, I looked at the problem from a different direction. I remembered that on a machine that had previously never ......

Posted On Monday, March 31, 2008 5:48 PM

"I’ll always be fat, and there’s nothing that’s going to change that."
Sorry for the non-tech related blog, but I wanted to share something to the intrepid few who read my blog: It wasn’t too long ago that I said that in response to something Sheri had said in regards to me losing weight and getting back into some pants that I’ve not worn in awhile. I was convinced that we lacked the discipline and determination to fix ourselves, even though I’ve been in great shape many times before. Mainly, I just didn’t think we could change. Life likes make liars out of us sometimes, ......

Posted On Sunday, March 30, 2008 10:08 AM

Manager-isms
My manager is back making whole sentences out of clichés.. We have a weekly meeting and I have begun estimating how things are going based on how many he uses. Usually, it is a rough indicator. When he gets upset, he tends to speak quickly. Sometimes, this turns out funny. For example, I to 2 in a sentence might indicate a pretty good week, standard, nothing special. 3 -4, he's mildly troubled, or he is hearing things at leadership level that means something is coming. Today, for example, he was ......

Posted On Monday, March 10, 2008 10:58 PM

"Do you know what the chain of command is here? It's the chain I go get and beat you with to show you who's in command."
Was just checking the guest lineup for Dragon*Con this year, and I see that Adam Baldwin (Jayne) and Morena Baccarin (Inara) from Serenity will be there. :-) Now that's just shiny! Buying my tickets *right now*..... Update: tix are still $65 until 05/15 ......

Posted On Saturday, March 8, 2008 12:52 PM

Whew! Finally!
Well, we finally did it. We got the project that has literally sapped the very life from me (ok, maybe not literally) is reached its first milestone, and we released over the weekend. I actually got a day off after three weeks of 80+ hours. How blissful. <sigh> Unfortunately, the project came in on a wing and a prayer. Just some interesting statistics: We have over 1100 features. We produced 300 defect reports on those features. In some areas of the product, we produced a defect (a real one, ......

Posted On Sunday, March 2, 2008 10:58 PM

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