I bought Tanenbaum's "Operating System: Design and Implementation 2nd ed". It was amazing because of the price: USD 3 !
I was terribly busy last week, working on some difficult parts of my thesis report. Hopefully this week would allow me to get enough air to hack again on KSpread
I've got a copy of The Final Adventure of Sherlock Holmes. As a Sherlockian, I find this book very amusing indeed.
Hmm, I just realized that recently too much time was spent on KOffice hacking. Need to be careful, otherwise I won't have much energy left.
A Elbereth Gilthoniel, silivren penna míriel o menel aglar elenath! Na-chaered palan-díriel o galadhremmin ennorath, Fanuilos, le linnathon nef aear, sí nef aearon!
Hint: check out www.uib.no/people/hnohf/
Useless hours spend on tracking cvs bug with libc. I wanted to compile cvs but then broken getopt caused wrong command line options parsing, and afterwards my cvs didn't understand any commands at all. Workaround was rather simple, force cvs to use its own (GNU) implementation of getopt (well, no configure magic here, just some __GNU__LIBRARY!). Also, a bit tweaking is required to fix some other odd behaviours.
I don't know whether anyone of my university has even done his/her thesis report using LaTeX. The fact is I couldn't find any style ready to use. Hence, in the last few days, I struggled understanding these all control sequences, so as to create a functional style for my thesis report. Nice !
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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