Archives July 2, 2004

Oh, a note on Bruce Trail Club etiquette (The activities page doesn't really make this clear)

Apparently the only time you should be calling a bus-hike group organiser is if there's a problem/question, or if the outing is marked as a pre-registration type in the book. They apparently have more than enough people to fill a bus for all of the bus trips, so they really don't want to hear from ...

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One of those things about which I should probably be excited (Tuple spaces... why?)

Okay, what am I missing about tuple spaces? It seems to be a fairly basic data-sharing protocol which requires a server process somewhere. I mean, that's nice, but what are the advantages of this particular system over an RPC or formal message-passing/routing system.

If you're going to do all your networking using a (relatively ...

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Life of Mikey (Trivialities and planning...)

So, I'm up fairly early (despite not being able to sleep at all last night) with the intention of; getting in 3/4 of a day's work before 6pm, going to Aaron's show this evening (I'm actually RSVP'd for a Barbeque @ the neighbours, but Aaron's showing is a one-time thing IIUC), hitting the hay ASAP ...

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The Conversion of Shane (Red Alert II enthusiasts are born...)

Yesterday marked Shane's introduction to the Real Time Strategy (RTS) game genre. Mark, Dave and I have been playing Red Alert II for quite some time, and Praveen and Vivek had previous RTS experience (I think), but Shane has been a First Person Shooter (FPS), particularly a Quake III, devoté and has previously rejected our ...

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