The PHP manual on chmod has a subtle little warning about providing a decimal number instead of an octal when calling the chmod function: Mode is not automatically assumed to be an octal value, so to ensure the expected operation, you need to prefix mode with a zero (0). So what does this warning really […]
Today I learned that I have been using the term URI (Uniform Resource Identifier) incorrectly. Apparently so many people misuse the acronyms URL, URI, and URL that there is entire blog posts out there trying to clear up the confusion.
So I got distracted but in a good way. I realized as I was coding up the login system for the LMS Project that I’m going to need some kind of ID (unique identifier hashing) for Hive and almost four hours later I have a working but extremely broken YouTube-esque unique identifier hashing algorithm.