Archive for June, 2006

what’t worse than spam

Monday, June 26th, 2006

Aggressive antispammers are much more worse than spammers. My and providers are victims of them. Now I lose a part of my incoming email, and people sometimes don’t get my messages. I’m furious.

syntax highlighting for DocBook

Wednesday, June 21st, 2006

Looking into DocBook SVN, I’ve found an interesting development: “[docbook]/trunk/xsl/highlighting” with the comment “Initial support of syntax highlighting of programlistings”. Being the author of “Syntax highlighting for DocBook program listings“, I’m going to ping Jirka Kosek. Oh, there is also a project named “XSLT syntax highlighting“.

home page and resume

Sunday, June 18th, 2006

My home page and resume are re-factored and updated. It’s something what should be done regularly, but I’ve found time only now.

my first greasemonkey script

Saturday, June 17th, 2006

Time to time I order translations of articles. It’s not cheap, and I try to reduce costs. One of the most obvious approaches is to ignore code listings when calculating the price. Till recently, I did it as follows.


alternative bbAntiSpam description

Wednesday, June 14th, 2006

Recently I submitted bbAntiSpam to, and now it is accepted. The site owners, however, have re-written the description:


Localization and FrameMaker

Wednesday, June 7th, 2006

Localization and FrameMaker” (pdf): insights and guidance on preparing for localization, choosing vendors, understanding the localization process, and anticipating costs. Details.

publishing code in WordPress

Friday, June 2nd, 2006

WordPress blog engine automatically adds typography to postings. For example, it changes two dashes to the long dash, changes the usual quotes to different sorts of quotes. And yes, code listings are affected.