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by Nicholas the Italian
Sun Feb 03, 2008 10:19 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: unique_id function
Replies: 21
Views: 18518

Re: unique_id function

rerouting packets to yourself by getting control over the victim's network in some form. Well, at this point you can do a man-in-the-middle attack and do more or less whatever you want, whatever client-side and server-side security mechanisms you apply, unless you're running on SSL (I wonder how ma...
by Nicholas the Italian
Sat Feb 02, 2008 11:03 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: unique_id function
Replies: 21
Views: 18518

Re: unique_id function

Not necessarily, you can spoof such stuff too. I must admit I find this quite surprising. Even if I can fake someone else's IP (and this is news to me - at software level you mean?), I wouldn't receive any response packet, would I? Unless "accomplice" servers along the path deroute them towards me....
by Nicholas the Italian
Sat Feb 02, 2008 9:23 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: unique_id function
Replies: 21
Views: 18518

Re: unique_id function

Not sure what we are exactly talking about, so I might be saying something stupid. But what about using user's IP as part of the seed? The attacker must (should) have a different one.
by Nicholas the Italian
Sun Jan 13, 2008 2:08 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Styling
Topic: Image size problem with prosilver
Replies: 5
Views: 6054

Re: Image size problem with prosilver

There's a couple of settings in ACP to link big pictures or use a thumbnail (with link) instead of showing them full-size.
by Nicholas the Italian
Thu Jan 10, 2008 1:08 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: Transactions and MyISAM
Replies: 7
Views: 6389

Re: Transactions and MyISAM

I found this benchmark really interesting, its InnoDB vs MyISAM vs Falcon. Hope this helps. Indeed. Kinda surprising InnoDB results practically always faster (or very close to) MyISAM, although they were all SELECTs and there was no data writing. Just looks like InnoDB needs some more disk space (~...
by Nicholas the Italian
Thu Jan 10, 2008 12:50 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: SQL optimisation
Replies: 70
Views: 49078

Re: SQL optimisation

MySQL is not a standard database and has many inconsistencies. That might be true, but as HoL says, the vast majority of users do use MySQL, like it or not, so if we were going to optimize basing on some specific dbms, we'd need to concentrate on it. Optimizing phpBB for PostgreSQL (for general aud...
by Nicholas the Italian
Thu Jan 10, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: Transactions and MyISAM
Replies: 7
Views: 6389

Re: Transactions and MyISAM

Just curious: performance-wise, how is InnoDB vs MyISAM?
by Nicholas the Italian
Tue Dec 18, 2007 3:44 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: Suspecting GOLD Very Soon...
Replies: 332
Views: 216663

Re: GOLD REALISED!

This is actually a regression in 3.0.0, but I personally I don't agree with John's fix -- I'd rather restore the original "Suspecting GOLD Very Soon..." title, which is historical, and should be maintained as all things that remind us of our history.
by Nicholas the Italian
Wed Dec 12, 2007 9:29 pm
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: Bug is less,
Replies: 1779
Views: 1054175

Re: Bug is less,

Highway of Life wrote:However, more encouraging is the number of bugs that have actually been fixed: 2,949 :D
Windows XP SP3 will contain around one thousand hotfixes, piled up in 3.5 years; how should one interpret this? :P
by Nicholas the Italian
Sun Dec 09, 2007 10:12 am
Forum: [3.0/Olympus] Discussion
Topic: Suspecting GOLD Very Soon...
Replies: 332
Views: 216663

Re: Suspecting GOLD Very Soon...

Err, Highway of Life... your countdown seems one hour off here... it says -6h45m while phpBB.com countdown says -7h45m (correctly pointing to 18:00 GMT or 19:00 CET).