Wandering Thoughts archives

2010-10-31: How I run two Firefoxes at once and still have remote control
How I set up my isolated testing Firefox environment
2010-10-30: A very convenient trick: having a testing browser
2010-10-29: What problems the Maildir mail storage format solves
2010-10-27: An extra problem with not documenting things in open source modules
A modern VCS mistake enabled by working on live trees
2010-10-26: Why Python's struct module isn't great for handling binary protocols
2010-10-24: Why we built our own ZFS spares handling system
Why I'm interested in Go
2010-10-23: My issues with Go's net package
2010-10-22: My theory on Unix's one chance to have a standard GUI
2010-10-21: The problems with testing for round-trip capable codecs
2010-10-20: Round-trip capable character encodings in Python
2010-10-18: A module that I want in the standard library: Parsing
The cache eviction death spiral
2010-10-17: Read IO is generally synchronous (unlike write IO)
2010-10-16: The attraction of the milter protocol
2010-10-15: How big our fileserver environment is (part 2)
2010-10-13: How big our fileserver environment is (part 1)
Why visited links being visible is important for blog usability
2010-10-12: Why non-linear directories have not been popular in filesystems
2010-10-11: The Unix directory problem and the history of directories
2010-10-10: Fixing Upstart's coupling of startup script presence and activation
2010-10-09: An illustration of how careful and clever spammers are today
2010-10-08: Why I am unhappy with Upstart right now
2010-10-07: In universities, you often buy hardware when you can
2010-10-06: What is going on with Samba's POSIX locking on NFS on Linux
2010-10-05: Why people combine NFS with Samba servers
2010-10-04: Linux, Samba, NFS, and POSIX locking
2010-10-03: An API mistake Unix has made several times
2010-10-02: ZFS resilvers are a whole-pool activity

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