I just hosted Richard Stallman at my university (http://csee.wvu.edu/rms video coming soon). After the lecture was finished a student asked him "What can I do to be a better programmer" to which he responded "Learn LISP."
I can say from my experience with the language, that RMS, ESR, and PG are all right. Learn LISP. It will change how you think.
Here at WVU in the CS department we run everything on linux. Most of the greater campus is penguin friendly. There's two clubs here working to make the campus even more interoperable with linux.
I'm downloading the x64 Jaunty Beta right now via bit torrent at a rate of 2 MB/sec. I'm saturating my 16 Mbps connection
You can reverse your configuration options, apply what I'm saying abstractly.
Have a blanket DENY option. Then when you find a friend you can add them specifically. Much simpler than having to start blocking the internet.
For example, on my personal wiki page I have registration set to disabled right now. When I find a friend needs access I enable registration.
Furthermore, to avoid some of the
I agree with request tracker. If you are a professional at what you do and take your job seriously you won't have problems with RT performance. Configuring and tuning your RT instance will be crucial.
DocBook sounds like you could benefit from it a lot. It's a standardized XML namespace (http://www.docbook.org/) which allows you to use the more popular XSLT stylesheets. AND you can put a customization layer on top of that should you want.
You'll typically transform from XML to TeX and then to any of the 98234098409234 other formats that tex can be exported into.
Dr Chris Stanley, a mineralogist at London's Natural History Museum, was astounded with the finding:Kryptonite is no longer just the stuff of fiction feared by caped superheroes. A new mineral matching its unique chemistry — as described in the film Superman Returns — has been identified in a mine in Serbia.
""Towards the end of my research I searched the web using the mineral's chemical formula — sodium lithium boron silicate hydroxide — and was amazed to discover that same scientific name, written on a case of rock containing kryptonite stolen by Lex Luther from a museum in the film Superman Returns.
I personally deal with European scientists on a daily basis, and find our lack of common measurement to be extremely frustrating. Are we so entrenched with imperial units that we cannot get our fellow citizens to simply learn something new? What are those of us who wish to finally see America catch up to the rest of the world supposed to do? Are there any organizations that we may back, or any pro-metric legislators who we can support?"
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