All posts for the month August, 2005

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.


Software > MUD >

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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more coming later


Software > File managers > [ 1 ] also [ 2 ] was [ 3 ] was

This program is no longer maintained, but it's the only worthy (slim and sensible) X file manager I could find.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