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In many cases, I am specifically saving up for or researching things, so surprise gifts might be wonderful if you're lucky. However, because the research is intimate, I might also be terribly offended at having my little personal quest dashed. I hate surprises and I hate gifts. Surprises are stressful as hell because sometimes their intention is good but their delivery is not. Gifts carry the weight of responsibility (see also Animism).

Instead of a gift of the completion of a task, I would much appreciate the gift of research or help on its completion: Advice.

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Software > MUD >

https://web.archive.org/web/20140515230058/http://rubyforge.org/projects/vwmclient/
https://web.archive.org/web/20071001235238/http://vwmclient.rubyforge.org/

A cross-platform native Ruby language GTK 2.x MU* (telnet) client written by Mario Steele. It has been released under the LGPL license.

While not yet in a stable form, its goals will be to create a client:server model which allows for client-side processing of scriptlets.

  • Abandoned. It seems to have just vanished.
  • Virtual World MU* Client



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Software > File managers >

http://rigaux.org/sfm.html [ 1 ] also http://prigaux.chez.com/sfm.html [ 2 ] was people.mandriva.com/%7Eprigaux/sfm.html [ 3 ] was www.chez.com/prigaux/sfm.html

This program is no longer maintained, but it's the only worthy (slim and sensible) X file manager I could find.

thunar might be a challenger, except that sfm lets me very quickly use an alternate app.

  • Note that there are a couple of file managers named "SFM" or "Simple File Manager".



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1. also http://prigaux.chez.com/sfm.html
2. was people.mandriva.com/%7Eprigaux/sfm.html
3. was www.chez.com/prigaux/sfm.html