Thesis defense is tomorrow (August 7, 2007, 0) - The end is in sight. In fact, it’s in less than 12 hours. Whee!
Right. Shower, then pick out clothes.
Must remember following maxim: When in doubt, cut it out. Minimize speech!
Random Emacs symbol: define-compilation-mode – Macro: This is like `define-derived-mode’ without the PARENT argument.
Emacs: Use function keys for custom keyboard shortcuts (March 27, 2013, 4) - Quick tip since it was an aha! moment for some people on the #emacs IRC channel.
You can define keyboard shortcuts that are sequences of keys. This is how Emacs can have keyboard shortcuts like C-c C-c. The function keys are great for this, because (a) they often don’t have assigned functions (or have
Monthly book-checking (July 3, 2007, 0) -
10% proper savings, check.
10% charity, check. Adopting the Toronto Public Library as my cause.
Crazy idea fund, check.
Emergency fund in place, check.
Tuition set aside, check.
Money set aside for plane ticket, check.
Rent until February, check.
Random Emacs symbol: map-keymap – Function: Call FUNCTION once for each event binding in KEYMAP.
Snuggle (February 9, 2007, 0) - Today was just way too intense. A morning of calling, an afternoon of
walking, an evening of panicking…
I’m exhausted. I’m going to curl up with a stuffed penguin now. Talk
to you folks tomorrow.
Random Emacs symbol: ada-add-extensions – Function: Define SPEC and BODY as being valid extensions for Ada files.
I have so much reading to catch up on! (February 6, 2007, 0) - This is good. I think I’m going to be an introvert for a while. So
many books and blogs to read, so much to write…
Random Emacs symbol: mapcar – Function: Apply FUNCTION to each element of SEQUENCE, and make a list of the results.