All posts for the month March, 2005


Linux distributions >

(on Wikipedia)

An alternative Linux distribution which redefines the entire filesystem hierarchy.

  • 2016-03-31 - Their development has been so unbelievably godawfuly slow that I gave up hoping long ago.
  • 2015-05-16 -

    • Their website is completely broken in places.
    • I can't find any documentation on how to get an ISO put onto a USB stick. While dd works, I don't see a package manager for the liveUSB. The installation does not work: The bootloader is not magical.

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Roleplaying >

(on Wikipedia)

In many people's minds, Dungeons and Dragons was largely responsible for the greater popularization of roleplaying.

It has a long history in the limelight to be sure, but a great many gamers have mixed feelings or outright hostility to the rampant commercialization and lack of dedication to the spirit of roleplaying which much of the D&D franchise has shown.

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Wing Chun >

as recorded by Augustine Fong

"Kuen Kuit" is Cantonese for "martial sayings". Many sayings are common to different lineages of Wing Chun. "Loy Lau Hoi Sung, Lut Sau Jik Chung", meaning "retain what's coming in, send off what's retreating; rush in upon loss of hand contact" captures an essential strategy of the Wing Chun system, regardless of style.

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