In a really old post on email@example.com“>firstname.lastname@example.org (Jan 27 2003),
Mark Zimmerman suggests the use of metapost to generate pretty finite
state automata in LaTeX. Peter Jenke suggests xypic, which Nori
pdf presentations (March 25, 2003, 0) - On email@example.com, David Z Maze thinks Prosper is great
for making PDF presentations from LaTeX. xpdf -fullscreen
-papercolor black to actually run the slides.
deleting messages after N days — tips (March 23, 2003, 0) - I was somewhat apologetic about the lack of delete-after-N-days
features in Linux mail clients, since my mom relies on that to keep
mail volumes manageable and yet still be able to share mail with other people.
Then a message on firstname.lastname@example.org alerts me to the fact that
some people use something like this in their crontab:
Â» # m
Finite automata in LaTeX (March 8, 2004, 2) -
sachac: hey, remember I asked for something to draw FA's
[finite automata] with, that was closely connected to LaTeX?
sachac: well, I found something that seems to beat both
xypic and metapost, "dot" from graphviz
Open source primers (March 28, 2003, 0) - On email@example.com, Karsten M. Self links to many handy open source primers.
I’ve added then to the OpenSource node.