December 24, 2008
I took this picture on 12/17/2008 right before the snow storm arrived.
December 22, 2008
The Problem These days, my work requires writing scripts in Tcl, bash, or Python. These scripts have one attribute in common: they use the hash sign (#) to start a comment. I often need to “reflow” my comments, i.e. reformat the comment lines to fit a number of columns (72 in my case) within my […]
December 15, 2008
Here is a photo I took with my cell phone that I thought was lost.
December 12, 2008
I often need to delete old podcasts to make room on my hard drive. My preferred way to delete an item is to highlight it, then hit the delete key. iTunes then displays a dialog similar to this one: Since the “Keep File” button is highlighted, it is the default action if the user hits […]
December 8, 2008
the colon works when a variable is either empty or unset. The construct without colon will only work when the variable is unset.