Monthly Archives: May 2007


Heute in Poppers “Offener Gesellschaft” (geschrieben in den 40ern) über folgende Bemerkung gestolpert: …, aber die Struktur (oder vielleicht ziehen sie das Modewort “pattern” vor) der sozialen Umwelt…

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Horse Sacrifice Revisited

Two weeks ago I started to commute by bike. The quality of cycle paths in Göteborg is overall much better than what you get in London. But I’ve got one special problem. The Aaby Racingtrack lies on my way to … Continue reading

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Questionable Semantics

I just stumbled across the concept of ZipFileSet in ant. A closer examination confirmed my suspicion. A ZipFileSet can be two pretty different things. We should stop spoiling young programmers using such outflows from a sick minds that are not … Continue reading

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Opensource Vector Graphics Editor

Alexey pointed me this week to Inkscape a GTK-based vector graphics editor that from first use seems comparable to CorelDraw (at least the historic version I used years ago). It feels much more intuitive than the Gimp.

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Excursion Week

Bin gestern wohlbehalten von unserer Exkursion week zurueckgekommen. Ich war mit sieben anderen students und Kristof unserem principal (leider weiss ich nicht wo bei dieser Tastatur die Anfuehrungszeichen sind, sonst wuerde ich sie natuerlich selbstverstaendlich benutzen) in seinem Sommerhaus in … Continue reading

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