Friday, November 15, 2002

Maria asks for help on how to make pan de sal. Pan de sal is a favorite bread bun eaten in the Philippines usually for breakfast. Sometimes, it also serves as an inexpensive snack during the morning break (around 10am) or afternoon merienda (around 4pm). [more]

Posted by Manuel [How To Make Pan De Sal]

Wednesday, November 13, 2002

W.I.T.C.H. (comic book/magazine) premiered in the Philippines last July/August 2002. I know, I know, I'm late... But I can't ignore my 30-something friends with their noses in these nicely-drawn anime-styled comicbooks. [more]

Posted by Manuel [W.I.T.C.H. and the Heart of Kandrakar]

Greeting card virus licensed to spread
"...the court found that two tests must be satisfied for a license to be binding: The user must be aware of the license, and the user must be required to accept it in some way. The license included in Permissioned Media's FriendGreetings e-card passes both tests."

Be careful when you click on a link to view some electronic greeting card sent to you (supposedly) by your friend. Moreso when you're asked to click "I Accept" at the bottom of some License Agreement.

(Do you actually read that long license? Really?)

Anyway, let's be careful out there. No sense giving some virus the license to wreak havoc on your (and your friends') computer.

Posted by Manuel [When Is A Virus "Legal"?]

If you send out newsletters via email, it pays to ensure your lines are no wider than 65 characters. Otherwise, some email programs will break your lines unpredictably, turning your masterpiece into a visual, un-professional mess.

Don't worry... you don't need to go braindead from manually hitting the Enter key on each line (to follow the 60 or 65 characters across rule). You can always use:


Posted by Manuel [EditPlus, Newsletter Tool]

Monday, November 11, 2002

Canatty asks about pregnant women in the Philippines, and here are answers to those questions. Again, I invite my fellow Pinoys to email your experiences about this topic. [more]

Posted by Manuel [Philippine Culture and Pregnant Women]