March 18, 2003

emacswiki:SachaChua

March 18, 2003 - Categories: emacs

Someone updated my wiki page! Yay. People actually care about getting to my website. I really should check the access logs…

Evolution of an Emacs user — reflection, linux

March 18, 2003 - Categories: emacs

Like almost all newbies, I started out with pico, the editor that
comes with pine. pico was friendly. pico was easy to use. pico also
kept wrapping my lines, which is a Very Bad Idea when you’re
programming. I discovered that pico -w would turn such
undesirable behavior off, and alias pico="pico -w "
became part of my .bashrc everywhere.

However, I felt mildly ashamed of pico. All the Unix books said I
should learn how to use vi, so I did. vi was fun, too – vim,
especially. I had my funky one-line ex commands, like :s%/foo/bar/g. I
could go to any line with :linenumber. I regularly used :! to invoke
shell commands. I liked the way it syntax-colored practically all the
files I edited – even the more obscure ones – and I was even thinking
of writing my own syntax files for the things it didn’t handle yet.

I suppose it was sheer curiosity that made me try out Emacs. Emacs was
an intellectual challenge. I found myself attracted to its
intimidating complexity. I wanted to see if I could get the hang of it.

Emacs was surprisingly easy to use. I read through the tutorial. I
even browsed through the info node in my spare time. I used the menu
bar and the tool bar until I learned the different shortcuts and
extended commands. It was pretty cool.

Then one summer, I opened the Emacs LISP intro manual. I got hooked.
I started reading Emacs source code. I traced through functions. I
wrote my own. I did more and more stuff in Emacs and I realized how
much I had missed by using other editors.

Emacs is cool. =)

uw-imapd and horde

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

I’m still getting
Notice: Certificate failure for localhost: self signed certificate: /C=PH/ST=Metro Manila/L=Makati/O=Adphoto, Inc./CN=192.168.1.41/Email=sacha@localhost (errflg=2) in Unknown on line 0 – I wonder what’s wrong…

imapd howto

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Postfix-Cyrus-Web-cyradm-HOWTO/ looks useful. Unfortunately, my aunt wants to get on the Internet so that she can chat, so I can’t test it out right now. I definitely need an extra patch cable or two…

imapd howto

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

http://www.wienand.org/files/debian_imap.html also looks useful.

songs

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

Started putting together a SongLyrics wiki node for the songs I like singing.

remind.el

March 18, 2003 - Categories: emacs

zeDek from #emacs needs info on PlannerAndRemind, so I guess it’s time to make a wikinode about it.

emacs-wiki-edit-link-at-point

March 18, 2003 - Categories: emacs

emacs-wiki-edit-link-at-point works again. It can be found in ../emacs/emacs-wiki-config.el

ack! misquoted!

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

The article written by Rizal Raoul Reyes in the 2003.03.18 issue of
Today is okay, except for one factual error. My parents never told me
computers were a ‘guy’ thing. In fact, they encouraged us to get into
whatever fields we wanted. I wouldn’t have gotten anywhere without
their support. I hope that the article doesn’t give parents or kids
the impression that computers are a guy thing, or that parental
support isn’t important.

imap server correctly installed

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

but I’m having problems with horde2 – I can’t seem to log in…

ion window manager

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

Ion’s pretty okay, but you need to tweak the default configuration a bit. More info in the IonWindowManager node

rss feeds

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

I need to understand precisely what rss feeds are for, and why I should get around to publishing at least my daily pages as one. =)

consider PlannerMode to XML

March 18, 2003 - Categories: emacs

Some thoughts have been added to the PlannerMode wikinode on parsing it as a tree, and transforming it to XML.

horde2 giving me trouble

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

I have no idea why the login refuses to do anything. It just sits
there. Perhaps it’s because it’s trying to do a plaintext login? I’ve
confirmed that Cyrus IMAPd works…

twig is wonderful!

March 18, 2003 - Categories: -Uncategorized

I’ll use twig for the webmail interface. We’re almost good to go!