Archive for October, 2007

reversing a string in python

Monday, October 15th, 2007

This beautiful construction was not obvious for me.


>>>  'foo'[::-1]
'oof'

LaTeX to EPS

Tuesday, October 9th, 2007

I’m a bit furious. I spent a lot of time on getting EPS from LaTeX. Portability of PostScript and PDF is a great myth. This idea works only in theory. But in practice, one has to struggle with buggy software.

Finally, I’ve found a working sequence of conversion commands.

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inplace, a new xslt-based CMS

Thursday, October 4th, 2007

I’ve released a content management system for static pages:

InPlace CMS
http://inplace.sourceforge.net/

Use InPlace CMS to maintain a bundle of HTML pages in an uniform appearance. Adopt the light and agile approach to document a product or to create a mini-site. Target users are the developers of open source projects.

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