From the CentOS FAQ: CentOS-6 updates until November 30, 2020 I was always suspicious about this claim, but I figured it’s based on RedHat, which is a serious company, and they can’t afford to screw with their customers too much. I don’t know how (if at all) this story is related to RedHat. The problem …

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Disgusting: for L in `cat lang.txt | cut -f 2,3,4,5 -d’ ‘ | sed ‘s/^.//’ | sed ‘s/.$//’ | sort`; do echo -n “$L “; done More disgusting: cat lang.txt | sort | awk ‘{ a=substr($2$3, 2); sub(“)$”, “”, a); print ” \””$1″\”, \””a”\”, \”The <a href=\x27http://littlesvr.ca/ostd/\x27>OSTD</a>\”,” ; }’ It reminds me of when I …

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After more than a year of work I finally got this app into a stable, usable state and published it. Everyone’s Timetable is an Android app to help people in a school share their timetable. It’s particularly useful for finding a professor’s timetable though I’ve discovered it’s actually quite a handy way to look at …

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One of the interesting challenges working on Everyone’s Timetable is that it’s a live application with a server backend. That means that any one of the following can cause a very serious problem: A change to the Android app that’s not compatible with the PHP server code A change to the PHP server code that’s …

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