March 20, 2003

dear_raed blog: stories from within Iraq

March 20, 2003 - Categories: !Uncategorized

http://dear_raed.blogspot.com/ is an interesting blog that gives you a feel of what it’s like in Iraq.

trend summer outing

March 20, 2003 - Categories: !Uncategorized

Probably won’t accept invitation. Feel completely lazy and am thinking of staying home and playing Scrabble. Besides, shouldn’t make other people feel awkward, as do not work for Trend and have no intentions of ever doing so.

emacs-wiki and automatic publishing

March 20, 2003 - Categories: emacs

I use this nifty LISP snippet to automatically publish my pages whenever I save.

(add-hook 'emacs-wiki-mode-hook (lambda () (add-hook 'after-save-hook (lambda () (unless emacs-wiki-publishing-p (emacs-wiki-publish-this-page))) nil t)))

This used to be a fairly big hassle back when emacs-wiki tried to do multiline parsing for =,
but now it’s acceptably fast.
Next up: I wonder if http://lufs.sourceforge.net can help me publish to http://richip.dhs.org/~sachac/ automatically…

scrabble game

March 20, 2003 - Categories: !Uncategorized

Just finished two games of Scrabble. The first I played with Mom and my sister Kathy. Mom nearly outscored me despite having come in halfway through the game. She couldn’t join us for the second game, though, so it was just Kathy and me. I managed to get a 7-letter word on the board – “RAISINS” – which helped me get a total score of 343 to Kathy’s 246. I love Scrabble.