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When Microsoft is not evil

A number of large corporations, including Microsoft Corp., General Electric Co. and Cisco Systems Inc., have stepped up to the plate in the wake of Tuesday's attacks in New York and Washington, pledging financial and technical assistance to help the recovery efforts across the country.

Microsoft said this week that it had donated $10 million in cash and technical services to support the relief and recovery efforts in New York and other areas affected by the tragic events of Sept. 11.



A moment of silence to all the victims of the accident.
WindowsXP Professional Edition

i have to admit that microsoft windowsXP GUI/Explorer/IE is way more advance than Gnome/* or KDE/Konqueror.

xach ::
Oh,talking about performance,i know sorting before accessing it will slow down the system a lot.

How about hash the list,then search it?

29 Aug 2001 (updated 29 Aug 2001 at 06:27 UTC) »
xach ::
I can just think of storing your stuffs in multi-dimensional array.Then you can sort/reverse-sort particular dimension and get the latest element.

is it ok?

28 Aug 2001 (updated 28 Aug 2001 at 17:51 UTC) »
xach ::
What sort of sorted list is that?

Some data entries seperated by line breaks?

I wanna give it a try to exercise my brain,more details please!

27 Aug 2001 (updated 27 Aug 2001 at 10:25 UTC) »

Free Softwares / Documentation Mirrors

Softwares ::


The above mirrors are running on my home cable connection with a debian box.

Please exploit the bandwidth as I pay about USD $30 per month.

You can contact me to obtain the methods of mirroring the above sites.

20 Aug 2001 (updated 20 Aug 2001 at 18:05 UTC) »
Time for fun

The site www.stallman.org is running Apache/1.3.6 (Unix) on FreeBSD.

We run linux for freedom,stallman runs FreeBSD for stability.

19 Aug 2001 (updated 19 Aug 2001 at 18:35 UTC) »

I 've tried to post a new entry of diary.But after clicking [submit],one of my old entries was [updated].

I suspect my ISP proxy fucked up the whole thing.

Here is my diary ::

The Linux Cookbook

The Linux Cookbook contains Tips and Techniques for Everyday Use!
Over 1,500 time-saving recipes and hints for busy modern computer users!

``The Linux Cookbook is a good guide for beginners who want to learn about the standard commands that are available on all systems."

Avaliable for free at

http://cookbook.xcyber.org/ (unofficial mirror)

Hope you enjoy this new mirror.

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