For a record for those who might wish to find this, we use CallCentric as our phone service, which works remarkably well. However, I sometimes have trouble getting Ekiga to work with it. I have to remember each time that you may have to disable the network recognition features of
Today's software culture, especially in the Open-source world, seems to be about quick, rapid releases of software, whether it is stable or not. That's something I have mixed feelings about. It is really nice to be able to see the latest and greatest in development, but
In preparation for some research work I'm doing in parallelism, I finally managed to get some comprehension of tasks and multi-programming in APLX. I came up with the following code, and I would appreciate any improvements or suggestions. It's fast in the case where you have
There are a lot of people who follow the school of self-documenting code, some of whom I respect as some of the best programmers I have ever met. On the other hand, in my practice, I have found that self-documenting code doesn't exist in my little world. Moreover,
For those of you who don't know, I have been working on the next major version of ChezWEB (2.0), which is a complete rewrite of the old system, preserving the good things about the old system, while dropping and removing things that made life difficult or inconvenient.
So, I finally got fed up with trying to change all of the colors in all of my programs so that they didn't conflict with the careful imbalance of my eyeballs. Instead, I chose the background and foreground colors that I wanted on my terminal, my font (mostly
Some of you may know that I greatly enjoy using the Motif toolkit, as a stable, reliable, and comprehensive solution for GUI programs. I've always wanted to have a desktop environment like CDE that used the Motif toolkit instead of being based on GTK (XFCE) or Qt (KDE)