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{ Daily Archives } Monday, March 2004

Getting Python to talk to Manila

I’ve been looking to find something that I could use to send posts to Manila without having to login to the Web interface. I work MUCH faster with vi than I do with a web interface. Here are three links to I found really handy for getting you started if you can program Python (I […]

AT&T Labs losing researchers due to economic cutbacks.

Seems AT&T Labs which was carved from Bell Labs has almost halved their number of researchers. The parallels between this and the Xerox ParcPlace exodus seem high. I doubt the research branch will ever recover from losing so much talent. However, at the same time if your bottom line sinks to the red and keeps […]

Markdown: Text -> XHTML

This is a seriously cool project: Markdown is a text-to-HTML conversion tool for web writers. Markdown allows you to write using an easy-to-read, easy-to-write plain text format, then convert it to structurally valid XHTML (or HTML). Check it out