Tuesday, November 08, 2005

macosxhints - 10.4: How to set up a wildcard DNS:
I like to use a wildcard DNS entry for my localhost. The reason? If I want to establish a new virtual domain in Apache for testing, I need only go in and create my own arbitrary virtual domain (like railsdev.localhost), and the DNS side will "just work." On Linux machines, you can just edit /etc/hosts and put a *.localhost entry in. This didn't appear to work on OS X, so I instead enabled a local nameserver and went down that path.

Mozilla and hypocrisy

Right, but what about the experiences that Mozilla chooses to default for users like switching to  Yahoo and making that the default upon ...