Older blog entries for prumpf (starting at number 5)

Decided JFFS compression was stable enough for a proof-of-concept. It needs some cleanup and probably more compression algorithms before I can publicly release it, but dwmw2 and the Axis developers should have access to the source now.

JFFS is turning out to be rather interesting; it's far from a real filesystem but with some hackery that should change. It will probably never make sense to use it on hard discs, but it might make sense for ram disks at some point. It's also a convenient format for keeping a complete history of what happened to the fs, which I think might be a cool thing to union-mount over your source tree so you never risk losing changes.

Discovered advogato doesn't handle deleting diary entries nicely. It also doesn't seem to provide a way to delete an account completely (which I don't want to do, at least not right now; I still don't like it).

I'm bored.

In fact, I'm so bored I spent some time today figuring out which 10-key set you can type the most words out of /usr/dict/words (which should be /usr/share/dict/words according to the FHS but isn't, at least on RH 6.1.) with. (You can type 75 words with "ASDFGHJKL" (qwerty), and 1199 with "AOEUIDHTNS" (dvorak)). The winner is "ADEGILNRST".

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