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FrankAu Semiconductor
Monday

Re: Text Format on Websites and Forums

This web site is another example ... this text uses a low contrast grey!The collateral (lines forming boxes etc) logos etc is fine ... but the content would benefit from better choices.
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FrankAu Semiconductor
Sunday

Re: AGL Bill PDF name

+1My suggestion is to format the date as yyyymmdd so it sorts sensibly when in a collection ... and make the date shown the end date of the metered period not the date it was downloaded. This makes it much easier to assess If any bills are missing in the sequence.
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FrankAu Semiconductor
Saturday

Re: Json API to pull usage data

A further thought ... if only providing an NMI causes concern that bad actors could guess/enumerate the numbers ... an additional parameter such as the street name or the postcode of the service address should be close to impossible to guess. If the combination is wrong either respond with a brief nada or just drop the request (like a black hole) ... brutal and a bit of a pain to commission / debug but reduces the need to hold a blacklist. Given the desired response contains only a bunch of non ...
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FrankAu Semiconductor
2 weeks ago

Re: Json API to pull usage data

Access to invoices is less desirable for me at least ... mainly because the cycle for production is monthly at best and because it will always contain personal identifying information the security/authentication requirements would be more complicated. A bare KISS interface that provides a response to an NMI number and date range (say max 7 days per request) that has no PII would be ideal. Naturally AGL has to manage demand/load and prepare to blacklist abusers etc so there is some build require ...
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