Wandering Thoughts archives

2011-05-31: The programmer's problem with WikiText systems
How to fail at versioning
2011-05-30: My recent experience with Firefox's speed
2011-05-29: Getting the stages of the class namespace straight
2011-05-28: The stickyness of Fedora 8 (despite my better intentions)
2011-05-26: You can get 'stale filehandle' errors for local files on extN filesystems
2011-05-25: More not supporting random query parameters in URLs
How Django's form field ordering works
2011-05-24: Proper SQL database design versus the real world
2011-05-23: An aside on RAID-5/RAID-6 and disk failures
2011-05-22: Why losing part of a striped RAID is fatal even on smart filesystems
2011-05-21: One of my irritations: outgoing email that was scored as spam
2011-05-20: Why the kernel does mmap() (beyond efficiency)
2011-05-19: One limitation of simple bisection searches in version control systems
2011-05-18: Why open source projects should use 'git rebase' or the equivalent
2011-05-17: What we could use 10G Ethernet for in the near future
2011-05-16: How our network is implemented (as of May 2011)
2011-05-15: The most interesting reason for an unrouted sandbox network
2011-05-14: Our environment illustrated: what network cable colours mean what
2011-05-13: Our network layout (as of May 2011)
2011-05-11: How ZFS lets you recover from damaged metadata, and what the limitations are
2011-05-10: An important way to get ZFS metadata corruption
A brief summary of how ZFS updates (top-level) metadata
The different ways that you can lose a ZFS pool
2011-05-09: X and the misleading claim of 'mechanisms not policy'
2011-05-08: Fvwm as a window manager construction kit
2011-05-07: Email has two faces today
2011-05-06: A realization about cache entry lifetime and validation
2011-05-05: Thinking about when not disabling iSCSI's InitialR2T matters
2011-05-04: Why xterm's cut and paste model is non-standard and limited
2011-05-03: The importance of xterm for X Windows
2011-05-02: The apparent origins of some odd limitations in the iSCSI protocol

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