Archives May 6, 2005

Was that really only 5 functions? (Hope the rest of it is not this slow...)


Began work on creating wrappers for ctypes that work approximately the same as the ones planned for the 3.0 release (though written in Python, rather than C). Basically each function that needs array processing gets a number of annotations with callable objects. Those callable objects will eventually be written in C (for the performance ...

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To experiment, to read, or to write? (I'd rather be having coffee with friends...)


What I'd like to do this evening is sit around chatting with Natasha, Shane, Alexei, Shademan, Lara, Simon, Eric, Dan, Diana, Kim, Nadia, Lisa, Christine, Dave, Mark, Brendan, or any of a dozen other people with whom I don't get enough chance to talk. But they're all either busy people who will ...

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Hmm, first comment spam invades (Guess I'll have to put something in to stop that...)


Wouldn't it be nice if we could just issue network-death-penalties for comment spammers? Of course, then the spammers would start using it as a DOS technique, or even an extortion technique. Blah.

[Later] Doesn't look as though CoreBlog has anything to use for eliminating the spam other than turning on comment-moderation. Really don ...

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Long day's hacking (Forgot how fast the time goes when listening to lectures as I work...)


I've only recently fixed the sound on my machine so that I can reliably play sound files without requiring a reboot before I start MythTV. So far I've been listening to music, but today I decided to pick up with one of the lecture series to which I'd stopped listening just a ...

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