Nifty Japanese stuff: Kakasi (January 28, 2005, 0) - Kakasi is an external utility for
converting Japanese text between coding systems. It can also add
furigana after kanji or convert a text file to romaji.
Debian users can apt-get install kakasi kakasi-dic.
There’s an Emacs interface,
a Perl module (Text::Kakasi),
and a Ruby library.
On Technorati: japanese, emacs, linux, ruby
Task lists (June 1, 2004, 0) - If we store all tasks in a plain text file, we can generate task lists
based on that text file instead. That will allow us to slice and dice
the tasks any way we want. The file will not be rescanned all the
time, but only when an update is forced.
There’s more than one way to do it — linux (October 7, 2003, 0) - The original problem:
I have a file in this format of words:
joe jill bill bob frank tom harry
and want to convert the file to this format:
Is there an easy way to this? The file I have has hundreds of entries.
Several proposed solutions
for word in `cat file`; do; echo $word; done > new_file
for x in `cat file`;
Letter to doctex (January 27, 2004, 0) - Thank you for the opportunity to be of help. We will concentrate on
the scheduled updates system first so that the Society can immediately
benefit from its drive for computerization.
In two weeks, I will show you a system that an encoder can use to keep
track of Jesuits’ periodically-scheduled requirements. Upon opening,
the software will display a list of
Prying eyes privacy (November 29, 2007, 0) - Ted Roden uses ROT13 to protect his secrets from prying eyes, which
comes in pretty handy when you’re keeping gift lists on a shared
My boyfriend would probably be stumped by that for all of two seconds.
See, my significant other is a geek, and can spot ROT13 a mile away. I
wouldn’t be surprised if he could decode