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WORD of the day: JAD - Joint Application Design

11 Jul 2014 (updated 14 Aug 2014 at 16:33 UTC) »

bought FreeBSD colo from johncompanies this week. installed MySQL 5.5, Apache 2.4 with portsnap... persistent 'libpkg(3) is newer' error went away after reinstall pkg 1.0.11 to 1.3.6...

checking out packages from /usr/ports/chinese

====> Compressing man pages (compress-man)
===> Staging rc.d startup script(s)
===> Building package for dictd-1.12.1
Creating package /usr/ports/net/dictd/work/pkg/dictd-1.12.1.tbz
Registering depends: libmaa-1.3.2_1,1.
Creating bzip'd tar ball in '/usr/ports/net/dictd/work/pkg/dictd-1.12.1.tbz'
===> Installing for dictd-1.12.1
===> Checking if net/dictd already installed
pkg_install EOL is scheduled for 2014-09-01. Please migrate to pkgng


This port installs the dict daemon but does not envoke dictd
by default.

To invoke dictd on startup, put the following in /etc/rc.conf:


The dict client can be found within /usr/ports/textproc/dict

Don't forget to install /usr/ports/net/dictd-database
to run a dictd server without pain.


This port has installed the following files which may act as network
servers and may therefore pose a remote security risk to the system.

This port has installed the following startup scripts which may cause
these network services to be started at boot time.

If there are vulnerabilities in these programs there may be a security
risk to the system. FreeBSD makes no guarantee about the security of
ports included in the Ports Collection. Please type 'make deinstall'
to deinstall the port if this is a concern.

For more information, and contact details about the security
status of this software, see the following webpage:
===> Returning to build of zh-dictd-database-1.6_1
===> Generating temporary packing list
for f in cedict pydict moecomp netterm; do install -o root -g wheel -m 444 /usr/ports/chinese/dictd-database/work/dict-zh-1.6/${f} /usr/ports/chinese/dictd-database/work/stage/usr/local/lib/dict; install -o root -g wheel -m 444 /usr/ports/chinese/dictd-database/work/dict-zh-1.6/${f}.index /usr/ports/chinese/dictd-database/work/stage/usr/local/lib/dict; done
====> Compressing man pages (compress-man)
===> Building package for zh-dictd-database-1.6_1
Creating package /usr/ports/chinese/dictd-database/work/pkg/zh-dictd-database-1.6_1.tbz
Registering depends: dictd-1.12.1 libmaa-1.3.2_1,1.
Creating bzip'd tar ball in '/usr/ports/chinese/dictd-database/work/pkg/zh-dictd-database-1.6_1.tbz'
===> Installing for zh-dictd-database-1.6_1
===> zh-dictd-database-1.6_1 depends on file: /usr/local/sbin/dictd - found
===> Checking if chinese/dictd-database already installed
pkg_install EOL is scheduled for 2014-09-01. Please migrate to pkgng


You need to add following to /etc/rc.conf:

dictd_flags="--locale zh_TW.UTF-8"

And, you also need adding the following to /usr/local/etc/dictd.conf:

database moecomp { data "/usr/local/lib/dict/"
index "/usr/local/lib/dict/moecomp.index" }
database netterm { data "/usr/local/lib/dict/"
index "/usr/local/lib/dict/netterm.index" }
database pydict { data "/usr/local/lib/dict/"
index "/usr/local/lib/dict/pydict.index" }
database cedict { data "/usr/local/lib/dict/"
index "/usr/local/lib/dict/cedict.index" }


MLP of Aug 8, 2014

MLPs of the day:

29 May 2014 (updated 30 Jul 2014 at 17:41 UTC) »

July 30 received from linkedin

On 7/30/14 12:59 PM, Luke H. wrote:
Hi Susan,

I wanted to reach out with a new 6 month contract that I am working on with my direct client. They are looking to bring on a LIMS admin. I have included the description below. Please let me know if you would be interested in the project. I look forward to hearing back from you.

Luke Hartson
Randstad Technologies

LIMS Administrator

This individual will among other things:

Participate in Gap Fit analysis activities during project initiation

Work with Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) to clarify and document user requirements

Work with the Project Manager to establish Scope and develop a detailed schedule for phase I of the project

Author functional and design specification documents for the project

Develop test plans and test cases to test the requirements

Assist in resolving issues during testing phase

Configure requested enhancements and changes after go live.

Provide account administration, and end-user support for the LIMS including troubleshooting problems at the application server level.

Search for appropriate updates, apply updates, and sending error logs to LabWare.

Make and test configuration changes on the test system before applying them to the production system

When necessary liaise with IT and LabWare to provide end user support

Understand when it is appropriate to escalate complex or larger changes to the LabWare.

May 30th, 2014
"We are happy to announce that on April 25, 2014, the Wikimedia Foundation’s Board of Trustees approved a new privacy policy. The new privacy policy explains how we collect, use and manage the information of over twenty million registered users and 490 million monthly unique visitors to the Wikimedia projects.

But the policy wouldn’t have been possible without support from users like you. The new privacy policy is the result of a community consultation spanning over eight months."

12 May 2014 (updated 14 May 2014 at 18:31 UTC) »

select distinct nodeid from ofpubsubsubscription where length(nodeid) less than 9

select count(*) from ofoffline where username = 'njnsp0285'
select offlinedate from ofpresence where username = 'admin'
select username from ofpresence where cast(offlinedate as int) >=1382125813051
# '1382125813051' is approx. 205 days 23 hours and 6 min.
select count(*) from ofoffline where username = 'njnsp02s9'
# returns 55 rows
select count(*) from ofoffline where username like 'nj%'
# returns 4859 rows
select count(*) from ofoffline where username = 'admin'
# returns 2592 rows
select count(*) from ofoffline
# returns total 7451 rows
select distinct username from ofoffline where messageid > 0
# returns 9 rows.
delete from ofoffline where username = 'njnsp01t8'
# updateCount = 79

pure SQL or NOT ? trial and error, still the best way to go...

7 Apr 2014 (updated 12 Apr 2014 at 18:47 UTC) »

it's Dr. Kaul, not Karl.

to read

6 Apr 2014 (updated 6 Apr 2014 at 16:43 UTC) »

Option 1: "Some constitutional scholars, who call themselves textualists, say that the only source of meaning in constitutional law should be the text of the Constitution itself. What do you think of this? Consider the arguments Professor Amar makes for when we can go beyond the text and whether you find them persuasive."

Option 2:

Option 3: "Pick one of the famous decisions from the Warren Court that Professor Amar discusses (such as Brown v. Board of Education, Reynolds v. Simms, or New York Times v. Sullivan). Either defend or criticize the decision the Court came to using the types of constitutional argument that Professor Amar has described in his lectures."

Option 3 New York Times v. Sullivan is most pertinent to our current time. I think I'll dig more into THAT case.

5 Apr 2014 (updated 6 Apr 2014 at 00:59 UTC) »

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