Archives week 23 of 2009

June 8, 2009 - June 14, 2009

SimpleParse rev'd for Python 2.6

I've just released the Python 2.6 compatible version of SimpleParse.  The only changes of note were the 2.6 fixes and a renaming of the simpleparse.xml module to simpleparse.xmlparser, as under Python 2.6 import semantics the "xml" module caused an import conflict.

I've released only the 2.5 win32 egg, as I'm using my Vista machine to ...

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50 Year Nukes, Good Governance, Prosperity and Education

Headed out to the "Net Change Week" event this evening.  Got to ranting to Alfonso before the presentations about a few of my pet theories and wound up with this chain:

  • we've got a maximum of maybe 50 years before any rogue nation or disgruntled group can acquire the knowledge required to create nuclear weapons ...

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Suspend problems...

Since updating the Kubuntu Jaunty on my main laptop (Lenovo w500) I've lost my hard-won suspend/resume support that I had with Hardy.  If I have nothing running, happy days, suspend/resume works perfectly through multiple cycles.  Certain apps running, no problem suspending/resuming, but Thunderbird and Firefox, I get a dead black screen on an otherwise fully ...

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