Infrequently Noted

Alex Russell on browsers, standards, and the process of progress.

Comprehensive

A friend and co-worker of mine, Mr. Martin Brown, is in the process of putting togeather one of the most comprehensive introductions to (and dissertations on) practical host-based networking I've ever seen. If you don't think you know everything you should about Linux networking (and who does?), it's worth checking out.

And if you have any suggestions or comments on the document, I can assure you that Martin is a very friendly person and would love to hear your opinion on it.

Interesting Paper

An interesting paper on some of the design choices made by ReiserFS (my FS of choice under Linux).

Newness

New browsers to play with!

Konqeror 3.1 has been released with KDE 3.1. Now my favorite browser has tabs = )

Less noteworthy (as the Linux port is nowhere in sight) is the first stable release of Opera 7.

So whether or not you're bracing the barren wasteland of microsoft OSes, today is a good day for your browser options.

Ice Cream

Japanese ice cream variations (from an old friend)

Resizing

vim foo:


:set mouse=a

lets you use your mouse (in an ncurses environment) to resize split panes. schweet!

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