Older blog entries for ruud (starting at number 3)

It seems I haven't posted a diary entry in almost two months, although not much happened in that time; I've mainly been working on my thesis.

I spent some time recently merging the Debian patches into the nmh tree. The only remaining Debian patch is for reading the hostname of outgoing mail from /etc/mailname, which I suppose makes little sense on non-Debian systems. Now I need to work on making some compile-time ./configure stuff run-time configurable (e.g., whether to deliver mail through /usr/sbin/sendmail or by sending it to 127.0.0.1:25).

I also discovered that programming in Haskell isn't as difficult as it looks.

Had a discussion with wichert about doc-central features, which resulted in a big fla^H^H^H discussion about Python vs. Perl vs. PHP vs. the world with the whole irc channel.

Someone beat me to packaging cscope for Debian.

Did a bit of work on wichert's doc-central project. In doing so, learned a bit about Python. It's an interesting language. Straightforward, yet powerful. And it doesn't look like line noise like some other scripting languages.

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