Plan 9 and related projects continue being a neverending source of
inspiration to me. Consider Octopus’
Mails, which stores mails as
directories, with all attachments unpacked. What could be easier and
more convenient at the same time? Also see
OpenBSD 4.4 has been released. I see improved EeePC support.
FSF Releases New Version of GNU Free Documentation License, “This
version of the license allows public wikis to relicense their
FDL-covered materials under the Creative Commons
Attribution-ShareAlike (CC-BY-SA) 3.0 license.”
aoeui is a very small and efficient display editor built upon a
philosophy of making interaction with UNIX text manipulation commands
easy, rather than duplicating their features. Only 6kloc.
js-comint.el is a comint mode for emacs which allows you to run a
It is time for those of us who are trying to write software for laymen to stop deprecating the efforts of those of us who write software for the communities of sophisticated users that we belong to.
— RMS, Who are our mail systems for?
Proceedings of the 3rd International Workshop on Plan 9 (PDF),
University of Thessaly, Volos, Greece, October 30–31, 2008.
Colm is a programming language designed for the analysis and transformation of computer languages.
Matt Webb’s 100 Head Cattle Drive 2008
Notices of the American Mathematical Society,
A Special Issue on Formal Proof.
Tangled Up in White, John Gruber on tangle-resistant cable.