Archive for August, 2007

Beautiful Code Chapter Now Online

Saturday, August 25th, 2007

As promised, my chapter from O’Reilly’s Beautiful Code book is now online under a free license: Subversion’s Delta Editor: Interface as Ontology Of course, no chapter on programming would be complete without tree diagrams… Since all the authors’ fees are being donated to Amnesty International, an unexpected result of writing a chapter for this book […]

Book Purge.

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2007

It was time. There were stacks of books sitting on the floor, for lack of space to shelve them. Even I could no longer deny it: a purge was required, my first in fifteen years (the last one was in college). Quite aware that I lacked the willpower to do it on my own, I […]

OSCON, Swedish Pirates, and more.

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

I don’t normally do “What’s Karl been up to lately?” posts, feeling that people would probably rather read short articles on specific topics. But the last three weeks have been unusually busy and interesting, and they have kept me from posting anything at all. So now I’m writing a post just to say what I’ve […]