· Naughties
· · 2004
· · · November
· · · · 30 (2 entries)

Lustre-Lustrous · I am the lucky own­er of one of the plates used to print the orig­i­nal 1928 ver­sion of the Ox­ford English Dic­tionary, a tro­phy of the years 1987-89 when I worked full-time on a sideshow of a sideshow of the pro­duc­tion of the OED Se­cond Edi­tion; this fragment’s ti­tle is the range of words that were on that page. Here­with a brief vi­su­al es­say on the plate, which sur­pris­ing­ly in­cludes a curvy fash­ion shoot ...
Solaris 72 · I see via Daniel Price that build 72 of So­laris 10 is post­ed. The ker­nel geeks’ hearts will beat faster over the AMD64 sup­port, but what I think is al­so news­wor­thy is that So­laris comes with StarOf­fice (as in Sun’s souped-up ver­sion of OpenOf­fice) on-board. OK, here’s my chance to get a late fea­ture re­quest in: along with a full-function of­fice suit­e, how about a C com­pil­er? [Up­date: Re­quest grant­ed!]
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