Trust

Watch this:

You won’t regret it. :) (PS: Yes, I know it was made by a bunch of Germans, and yes, they misspelled “belief”, but that doesn’t kill it, in my opinion.)

Embarassing Update: I figured out how to embed youtube videos. :)

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New release 0.91 of lircd-xpc

I have just uploaded version 0.91 of lircd-xpc to the site. This should make the daemon a bit more resilient against a state where one endpoint thread crashes, and the other lives on, resulting in an unresponsive daemon. If you’ve encountered this, you might want to update. This ...

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Merry Christmas

Dearest readership! It is with great pleasure that on this second day of christmas I offer you my best wishes for the feast of love—with this picture that I have, in true christmas spirit, lifted from elsewhere:

bethlehem-400.jpeg

Merry Christmas to all anyway… :)

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GCC 4.1 breaks Pylinear

If you get errors like

multiple definition of 
`_ZN5boost7numeric5ublas21scalar_divides_assignIT_T0_E8computedE'

when compiling PyLinear, it is because of this GCC bug, and it’s quite likely that you are using GCC 4.1. Supposedly, this will be fixed in GCC 4.2. This bug will likely also affect other UBLAS applications.

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Comcast, DHCP and MTU

If you are a Comcast customer (particularly in Illinois) and your Voice-over-IP (or other large-UDP-packet-using) application does not work as it should, don’t worry, it’s their fault. :P

For some reason, they include

...
OPTION:  26 (  2) Interface MTU             576
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in the replies from their DHCP ...

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Version 0.91 of TagPy is out

I’ve just released version 0.91 of TagPy. Besides some minor fixes, the biggest change is that you don’t say any more

tag.setArtist("Fat Boy Slim")

Instead, the (IMO) much more pythonic

tag.artist = "Fat Boy Slim"

is now where it’s at. Reading these attributes (and ...

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