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The ironing is delicious!

Hemm, The irony is delicious, not sure about the ironing, actually.

I was reading a very interesting article by Nemo, inspired by another one about the same matter: automatic spelling correction, when an old idea of mine came out again.


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git-commit with date in the past

When setting up the git repository for VRM I wanted to preserve the project development history, but I hadn't used any real VCS tool back then, I just used to make timed backups with a scheme like this:

$ ls -1
vrm-0.1.py
vrm-0.1_237.py
vrm-0.2.py
vrm-0.3-beta-2006-03-28.py
vrm-0.3.beta-2006-05-11.py
...

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Fixed DNSBL filtering bug in MediaWiki

I've recently fixed a bug in MediaWiki to make DNSBL spam filtering finally work! See r58054 for details.

If you use MediaWiki with $wgEnableSorbs = true you really really want to apply the patch.


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If you love someone, set them free

Someone at google must be singing this song in their head, mustn't they?

Walled Gardens

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Renaming a DOM element with XSL

When playing with the PHP classes for DOM manipulation I found out that there isn't a method to rename an element in the DOM, well, also someone else came across this thing.


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Web scraping with PHP and XSL

In order to have always the latest version of the XHTML 1.1 Quick Reference by Examples from the git repository included on this site I am using this snippet as content of a Drupal node along with the PHP input format:


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Projects

The source code of my projects can be found on the git server.


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ao2.it backstage: parts three and four, wiki and GIT server.

The third and fourth parts of the backstage about ao2.it are on the wiki.