That time I wrote an email system

When I started university back in 1990 the computer systems available were a lot more primitive that today. Desktop PCs were only made available to college students the year after I joined, so for the first year of my Computer Science studies I only had access to mainframe systems, and in particular a VAX VMS […]

This is a permanent error

I just discovered that, because of some changes I made to my accounts a few days ago, a lot of my incoming email has been bouncing over the weekend. Due to an undocumented ‘feature’ of my domain host, I had somehow managed to set a couple of email addresses to forward in a perpetual loop […]