Archive for January, 2006

DU350PS does work under Linux

Monday, January 30th, 2006

DU350PS is a SATA Hard Drive Mobile Rack with USB 2.0 interface. It seems working under my Linux. No special setup required.

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Now in Dr.Dobb’s Journal

Saturday, January 28th, 2006

Dr.Dobb’s Journal publishes a serie of articles devoted to Google Summer of Code. Now it’s time for my article: unnamed article about XSieve.

before updating the system

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Just a note to myself what to do before “apt-get dist-upgrade”:

apt-get clean
apt-get check
apt-get update
apt-get install gnupg bzlib apt rpm

I’m a good tester

Friday, January 20th, 2006

I’ve decided to try XML support in browsers. Half hour later I crashed Mozilla 1.7.2 using expression:
document('authors.xml',document(''))//author[@id=current()/@idref]
Back to xsltproc.

yet another submission (XTech 2006)

Sunday, January 8th, 2006

I’ve submitted a presentation proposal for XTech 2006: “XSieve: extending XSLT with the roots of XSLT”.

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Yet another rejection (post-GTTSE’2005)

Sunday, January 8th, 2006

The post-GTTSE’2005 paper “XML View on Hierarchical Data Using SXML and Scheme” (HTML, PDF) is rejected. Below are the rejection reviews.

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Aspire 1610 internal modem under Linux

Friday, January 6th, 2006

Notebook “Aspire 1610” has an internal modem which identified by lspci as “Intel Corp. 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) AC’97 Modem Controller (rev 02)”. It took much time to make it working under Linux.

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Python for Lisp Programmers

Thursday, January 5th, 2006

A small Lisp vs Python article: “Python for Lisp Programmers“. The title is very untraditional, one expects Python and Lisp swapped.