Man is so embroiled in his abstractions that he represents the physical world in the same way as the menu represents dinner. He very easily confuses the symbols for what they represent and so has a tendency to eat the menu instead of dinner.
Recently I discovered a set of command line tools that allow you to interact with the trash can: trash-cli. Normally only GUI file managers like Nautilus will use the trash can, if you delete files on the command line using
rmdir the trash can is bypassed and files are deleted immediately.
With ant-deb-task you can create deb packages on any platform where Java is available, not only on a Debian system. Also, being an Ant task, it makes it easy to add this to your build scripts and package your application.
It has been a year since my last post.
Today I upgraded to Drupal 6 and changed the theme. More posts coming soon, hopefully in less than a year ;-)
In a recent post Keith helped me diagnose a condition I have for quite a while: braincrack.
In Keith's words:
Braincrack consists of compulsive thoughts about cool creative potential projects, which build up in your head, lingering there unfulfilled, only to be replaced by new thoughts of cool creative projects.