One of the more irritating things I find about advogato is all of the
entries that say "Boy howdy! I sure haven't posted in a big-ol'
longtime!", so I'll spare you the anguish of having to read another.
I assume you're all competent enough to calculate time periods based
on the date headers.
Yeah, so it's a lame little program, but I finally added opt-out to nwall. It's become more popular
now that users know that people can opt out. I actually keep my mutt
and irc windows in nwall -n mode to keep from having to hit
^L every time someone enters a line of nwallishness.
I plan to use some popen, fork, and dup-fu in order to cause longer
messages to be formatted to 72 columns. I was going to hack in fmt
code, but I figured it was just easier to fork and run it as a filter.
I figure I'll also require users to hit return twice in order
to send a message. I imagine that will encourage longer uninterrupted
trains of thought, and won't give you the massive asynchronous
confusion headache that IRC causes.
Well, I did a dd if=/dev/urandom of=/dev/hda bs=40960 on the
box I was going to use as part of my project. I had to leave it
behind. I got an extension, but now I have to get cracking and find
more boxes. I may just end up using the Linux Cabal for that.
Rather belatedly, I will say a big hello and Beaujolais! to
rachel. I probably
won't be hanging out around there much any more, so your chances of
running me over on your velocipede are rather less than they were
before. Congratulations on the legality of various aspects of your
Would anyone else here like to be subscribed to
firstname.lastname@example.org? I'd like to see a mailing list I could
subscribe to in order to receive a day's digest of diary entries.
Some of the HTML formatting would be lost, but I'd be happy with lynx
-dump as the format (or, shudder multipart-alternative).
I don't always make it to the site, and e-mail is just about the only
thing I do regularly any more.