Archive for the ‘bookmarks’ Category

using curl to make trackbacks

Monday, July 30th, 2007

From “Poor Man’s Trackback“:

$ curl -d url=[my entry's URL] [trackback URL]

You can also specify the title, excerpt, and blog_name using additional -d parameters.


Wednesday, October 25th, 2006

Seems interesting: plasTeX is a LaTeX document processing framework written entirely in Python. It currently comes bundled with an XHTML renderer (including multiple themes), as well as a way to simply dump the document to a generic form of XML. Other renderers can be added as well and are planned for future releases.

xslt unit testing

Monday, July 31st, 2006

I’ll need it as soon as I start working on the DocBook stylesheets: Tennison Tests (XSLT Unit Testing).

open office format

Wednesday, May 3rd, 2006

I think the specification is enough to convert Open Office documents, but the books also might be useful:
* OASIS OpenDocument Essentials
* XML Essentials


Monday, May 1st, 2006

LuaTeX is an extended version of pdfTeX using Lua as an embedded scripting language.


Sunday, April 23rd, 2006

It seems that I like DokuWiki in advance. It supports utf8 and has nonparsed blocks and syntax highlighting for typesetting code. To be used for a next project.

free unicode fonts

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

A Technique for implementing first class continuations

Monday, October 17th, 2005

This paper describes a technique for implementing first-class continuations in languages that do not support stack inspection and manipulation. … This may result in better performance than CPS-conversion for those programs that make only occasional use of first-class continuations.

Incorporating Guile into your C program

Saturday, August 27th, 2005

I’m sad I didn’t find the article “Incorporating Guile into your C program” before. It would save me a lot of time. Although the author annotates the article as “a old howto I wrote (very probably terribly out of date at this point as I gave up on Guile a long time ago)”, the article is still correct and very useful (especially in the GC part).

1 October 2005, update

The document is inaccessable today due to problems with the server. Instead, the document can be downloaded from Unofficial Guile Docbits.

taxes on payments from the US

Sunday, June 26th, 2005

My project is accepted for the Google Summer of Code project, and now it’s time to ask for money. From discussions: “Figuring out that damn tax thing appears to be the hardest part of the project.” The post with preliminary instructions.

PreScheme Papers

Sunday, June 26th, 2005

A list of papers related to PreScheme and VLISP: Should be useful for my future developments.

encodings, codepages, characters

Friday, April 1st, 2005

Unicode site is well-known. But sometimes it’s not enough. Here are some more links.


The 90 Minute Scheme to C compiler

Monday, March 21st, 2005

And although not supporting the whole Scheme standard, the compiler supports fully optimized proper tail calls, continuations, and (of course) full closures.