Monthly Archives: March 2006

Integrating Docbook and WordPress

Sadly many people use tools like Microsoft Word or OpenOffice.org to maintain large structured documents. If you’ve ever used a tool like this to maintain a large document you’ve probably already grown to hate it. Things like latex and DocBook … Continue reading

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Docbook XML

Tonight I tried to figure out how I might be able to write some nice Docbook documentation for this site. The goal is to have a way that I can integrate the docbook content into my wordpress site. I spent … Continue reading

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Don't be a commenting idiot

All too often I see code that is commented like this: /* Function: foo foo does baz to bar */ int foo(int bar); This is stupid. It is obvious that the documentation block is describing the foo function. This type … Continue reading

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PC Magazine stiffed me

Not too long ago I purchased a computer system from New Egg. When I got to the checkout screen I was given the option to get a free subscription to PC magazine; a $10.00 value. I knew from experience that … Continue reading

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Openwrt: ipsec

I’ve decided against using ipsec on my router. This is mostly because the openswan packages in the white russian release of OpenWRT are broken. I found alternate ones which I can get to work but those packages break many other … Continue reading

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Openwrt: Burning the bridge part II

Once I disabled the annoying bridging I ran across a problem. My wireless devices couldn’t get internet access. I have very little experience with iptables but I was able to get enough out of reading the default firewall rules that … Continue reading

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Openwrt: Burning the bridge

It annoyed me to death that the wireless interface was bridged to the wired interface. I would much prefer to keep my NFS mounts local to my wired ethernet. Luckily openwrt lets you break the bridge and do just that … Continue reading

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