The harder I work, the luckier I get. --Samuel Goldwyn
A Perl Monks poster has collected the address of 5 different Perl(-related) advent calendars:
As he says, a "great tradition".
It was on June 16th, 1987 that the SDF-1 received its first caller at
300bps. This little Apple ][e BBS of the late 80s turned into a Public
Access UNIX System with the demise of "killer.dallas.tx.us" during the
"Operation Sundevil" raids. Since then it has grown to become the oldest
and largest continually operating PUBNIX on the planet."
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So, they are considering requiring bloggers to register their surname, ID (national ID, work ID or passport), e-mail and phone number. Sounds like they want a quick way to contact you in case anything "dangerous" appears on your weblog. This is getting a lot of press in China, especially online. You can join in the discussion in Chinese on the QQ BBS (QQ is the top website in China by some counts; an ICQ-era relic, but still going strong), which set up a special feature page with news, and editorial viewpoints for and against the measures under discussion: http://tech.qq.com/zt/2006/blog/----()