My posts on subjects other than Coding or Surfing.

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One year retired

Published 2022-02-24, updated 2022-02-26, tags: Code, Programming, bash, go, Blog, english, personal
I have been retired for one year now, and what happened? Well... I basically stopped coding and reading about anything computer related for eight months. I didn't ...

Pinboard pricing model

Published 2021-03-01, tags: Web, Code, english, Blog
I am a knowledge addict, and always has been. I was reading as many books as possible, and the advent of the web has been a marvelous gift for me. But I soon realize...

Retired, at last!

Published 2021-02-25, updated 2021-03-01, tags: Blog, Games, english, front, personal
At last, I am now retired! I ceased all activity on 2021 02 17, and my work account will be destroyed on 2021 02 28. A new era of full time surfing, coding and playi...

A New version of the site for 2021

Published 2020-12-27, tags: Code, Web, Site, Blog, english
A big change is planned for this site in 2021: I am going to abandon the Foswiki engine for it, to pursue my recent goal of going back to the web roots. Basically, i...

A New Version of the site for 2020

Published 2020-07-26, tags: Code, Web, Site, Blog, english, front, wiki
After 10 years of neglect, it is time for a new start of this site, because: I am going to retire in early 2021 (in 6 months), and I will have now time to properly...

Migration to Foswiki

Published 2015-10-18, tags: Site, Blog, english, front, Web, Code
At last, I found the motivation to work again on this site that I have left dormant since 2009. And I start with a long deserved migration of the engine from the old...

Usability issues on a payment form

Published 2009-03-03, tags: Usability, Web, Blog, Code, english
I know, I know, it is easy to nitpick on other people design, but this morning I tried to pay my phone bill online, and... failed. I had to retry many times, because...

Rsync-incr 1.7 released

Published 2009-01-09, tags: Software, Rsyncincr, Code, Blog, english
Rsync incr has been updated to version 1.7. It is a small bugfix version for a bug that could happen if you started it, and restarted another in the same minute. A m...

What is good code?

Published 2008-10-22, tags: Code, Programming, Usability, Blog, english
I stumbled upon the blog post "Is it important to write good code?" the other day, and became more and more ill at ease as I realized that I thought that I preferred...

Mercurial web templating

Published 2008-10-09, tags: Code, Linux, Blog, english
For some time now, I have seen the light and I switched to the new wave of the Distributed Source Control management systems. Linus famous video of his Google talk d...