New humorous bits, fortune cookies, and updated software
There’s a new humorous bit titled “Copying
Ubuntu Bug No. 1”. It was also
on my tech blog where it received several comments.
Tel Aviv, Israel: “Ubuntu can’t have all the fun only for itself”,
open source distributors are saying as they rush to copy its
Bug No. 1 titled “Microsoft has
a majority market share”.
Debian, Ubuntu’s parent distribution, has set up
Debian Bug No. 1 which also reads “Microsoft has a majority market
another competing distribution has set up
Bug No. 1: “Microsoft has a majority market share and Ubuntu has a majority
market share on the Linux desktop”. Fedora, Gentoo, Archlinux, Slackware
and other distributions are expected to follow suit.
Speaking of Ubuntu, tomorrow it would be 10-October-2010 - 10.10.10 and it
would be the release date of
codenamed “Maverick Meerkat”.
a new page with a Hebrew translation of the song “Buy the Fish” from
my Humanity - The Movie
There are new fortune cookies in
fortune cookies collection and
RSS feed has now been fixed (the corresponding Atom feed is still broken
due to a bug in the XML::Atom CPAN module).
Often when I ask the people I train if they know Perl, they tell me “I don’t
know Perl. I can only read it.”. I wonder whether it indicates that Perl is not
a write-only language as some people like to claim.
-- Gabor Szabo (Perl Programmer and Trainer)
The solver for Black Hole solitaire was converted to C, which made
it much faster and less memory-hungry. The results and statistics of running it
on the first 1 million PySolFC Black Hole deals are available in the link.
Version 1.03 of
a C library for testing using
the Test Anything Protocol (TAP)
is now available with several improvements.
Many of the code excerpts in the
Perl for Newbies
series were corrected for Modern Perl practices.
The website also now has a better “404” page, and as usual there are many
new links in the various pages. Enjoy!
Current Mood: productive