Sunday, September 12, 2004

Good sign, bad sign - Search Results

Why I don't follow 'sponsored links'
While searching for help on 'failure to decode...' error on Sharepoint 2003, google suggested this site.

Search Results

The first thing of note is that it is itself a Sharepoint 2003 site.
So I entered the word 'decode' in the search box and recieved:
"Your search encountered an error. If the problem persists, contact the portal site administrator."

Bad sign. I moved on.
I don't think they're quite ready to assist me.

Looking for a sign.

Signs Never Sleep
Apparently, neither do I.
I do like signs though. I'm always on the look out for typos or generally humorous signs.
Unfortunately that is their profession, and there isn't a single mistake. However, the last sign is the cutest, more fashionable DEAD END sign I have ever seen.

I suppose that's my consolation prize d-jour.

Failure decoding embedded permission set object.

Random Acts of consistency.
It's never a good sign when the 'solution' to a problem actually involves the word 'Random'.
It would have been at least tolerable had the randomness ended in some measure of success.

Failure decoding embedded permission set object.

Senseless witticism

It's three AM, and I'm still at work.
I'd given up pondering the meaning of life and settled for the meaning of code.
It seemed mathematically simpler.

It's 3:30.
I was incorrect.