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Some day, if you’re a software developer and develop software than runs on Linux, you will end up, whether you like it or not, having to build an RPM file.
I’ve just spent an absolutely inordinate amount of time working out how to do this. It wasn’t …
It’s been seven years since I’ve had a set of terminal colours that I’ve liked, but I think I’ve finally worked out the colour scheme I used to have back then. Here’s what I’m using now:
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I’m working on a monologue for a story I’m writing. Here’s what I have right now. The story’s metaphysical sci-fi. The character making the speech is meant to speak in a rather flowery and grandiloquent manner, so ignore that. What I want to …
Seeing as I’m after doing this for the umpteenth time just now, I thought I’d note it here. There’s no chance of me forgetting it, but somebody who doesn’t know the trick might find it useful.
I have to write quite a few reports where I …
This could’ve been written better, but I still stand by just about everything in it. I’ve vague recollections of just hammering the thing out and posting it. Myers was and remains somebody who ought to have been a wankstain on his father’s underpants. I’m glad …
Last year when I was writing Orpheus, I knocked out a C++ wrapper around Expat to make using it easier.
It consists of two classes.
XMLParser is the Expat wrapper and sets up the event handlers and automates setup and teardown of the parser itself.
XMLEvtHandler consists of a set …
A cache of the original can be found here.
I hit an annoying problem with a project at work. It’s not my fault, there’s nothing wrong with the code, but sometimes things will happen: people will delete images out of the backend, not upload the image they …
An old post from the second iteration of my blog. I was actually pretty down on myself back then about all this, though it only comes out here and there. This attempt, as you might guess, failed.
There’s one thing that I really dislike about myself, and that …