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Archive for October 23rd, 2019

Spring4D and factory – for my link archive

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/10/23

So I remember as resolving container things can be tricky:


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Reminder to self: check progress on Delphi helper requests

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/10/23

One of the things the Delphi language really could use some updates in is helpers.

A semi-random example is in [WayBack… It nags me that I can’t create a record helper for a generic type… – Lars Fosdal – Google+.

So I wonder if there has been any progress, and this is a post to remind me checking it out.

Example feature requests (no more QC, so these have to do) by Horácio Filho:


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When LinkedIn throws HTTP result code 999 at you it means it does not like you

Posted by jpluimers on 2019/10/23

LinkedIn is very private about itself which means you have a hard time linking to their content.

Too bad, as they make themselves an island.

I sorted this out a while ago to see why the Press-This and other bookmarking functionalities in web-browsers would fail for LinkedIn:

[WayBackWordPress/press-this: Linked-In URLs do not parse correctly

@kraftbj I found the below ones on StackOverflow and a general sentiment from is “Using the invalid HTTP response 999, LinkedIn blocks vary over time depending on both UserAgent and IP address blocks including many hosting and cloud service providers”.


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