Archive for February, 2008:

ryanair site redesign problems?

RyanAir recently took their site down for maintenance. It is now back up and is showing taxes and charges more prominently alongside the price. When testing the site however I initially got ‘page unavailable’ when searching for flights. A refresh later and I got a page up, but no flights found. A change of dates

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Monday morning Spam count

2620 emails to download. 2214 in my Spam folder 406 in my Inbox After going through my Inbox, of the 406 new emails, 78 remained, so 328 Spam emails got through my filter. Within the Spam folder there were 2 false positives, right at the end of the list. I thought for a minute it

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browser usage

I’m looking at my stats for February this year compared to February last year. It’s interesting to see that Firefox is slowly whittling away at the Microsoft Internet Explorer monopoly – Last year IE accounted for 81.81% of all browsers used by visitors to Selfcateringhols. This year that has fallen to 77.97%, with the primary

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Asia domain name Spam

I’m expecting another round of Spam emails regarding your domain name being registered in Asia will be sent out around now – since my posting there has been a very regular pattern of people looking to see if there’s any information online about this: typically there is a Monday morning spike, with interest tailing off

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Finding your ideal holiday got easier with Selfcateringhols

We’re always adding new properties to www.selfcateringhols.com and now list over 1,000 properties in 43 countries. With so much choice it’s difficult to know where to start – that’s why we have improved our property search facility, where you can search on location, availability, price and a number of property facilities such as showing only

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4,500 Spam emails, + Spam from Wayne?

It’s that time again, Monday morning, when I have to wade my way through the weekend’s Spam. Pretty bad this week, with 3,000+ emails in my Spam box and a further 1,500 in my inbox (my Spam filter apparently decided enough was enough and took a break). There were 4 false positives in my Spam

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Monday morning Spam count

2851 Spam emails since Friday afternoon.* 4 false positives, so a 0.14% false positive rate. Given that we’ve invested a lot into ensuring that all emails and messages are responded to promptly, the false positive rate is sufficiently high that I’ll be going through my Spam folder for a while yet. * 2851 was when

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