Older blog entries for damo (starting at number 3)

Right, I got a document type definition; a bundle of sample wml files (thanks to wml-tools); and a wap gateway of some sort. Now, the wml is going to be easy to learn (I think) although difficult to build a good set of pages from as it is restrictive.

Therein lies an amusing challenge.

Working out exactly what to do with the gateway will be tricky - I should probably not allow myself to do anything with that until I've done at least some revision for my finals.

And I still can't find a decent wml parser to check out what I've written. I'd be interested to know when a WML validator will be available at w3.org.... anyone?

Went to London, England (I love writing that!) over the weekend to see an opera. Schoen!

However, London is abysmally connected so we accidentally got stuck there having missed the midnight train. Honestly, I don't understand how the country manages to function sometimes. Bloody British Rail.

Anyway, crashed at a mate's brother's house - Experienced the obscene pleasure of downloading my cv over a Rivo and Nokia combo - and found out that WML is apparently very desirable at the moment. So I'm looking out for a good tutorial, WAP server, and WAP browser for Linux. Gotta learn...gotta learn.

OK, so if anyone wants to recommend a site for any of these...

So far I found openWAP which has links to a simple WML parser and other wml tools. Now I just need a tutorial. Sweeeet!

OK - so after about three attempts... I've written the nth day calculator. You can grab it here if the mood grips you.

Right, I'm off to Starbucks

OK - so today I remembered that somewhere between one's 27th and 28th birthdays, it's the 10000th day you'll have been alive.
So, I've set out to write a little program in C that will calculate for the pedant the correct day to celebrate given the date of birth.
So far it's looking like 27 yrs, 4 months and about 19 days - depending on the fiddly leap days and different month lengths.
Wish me luck!

Growl!!! I cannot count.
It seems a rewrite is due
Haiku does not help.

Perhaps the general case is easier to solve (ie date after any number of days.) Thanks to imp for suggesting this.

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