December 28, 2010
While looking for existing C coding standards I discovered that the GNU and Linux projects officially suggest very different styles. Inside the Linux kernel documentation, Linus Torvalds goes so far as to mock GNU coding standards: First off, I’d suggest printing out a copy of the GNU coding standards, and NOT read it. Burn them, […]
November 7, 2010
I wanted to try BloGTK to write my WordPress blog posts, as suggested by the Apps for WordPress.com page. I installed it on my Ubuntu 10.04 machine from the Software Center, then launched it from the Applications -> Internet menu, but it didn’t start. I could only see on the task bar that a window […]
June 2, 2010
MyHDL is a Hardware Description Language based on Python. Last year I packaged it for Ubuntu Karmic Koala (here the blog post) and put it on my Launchpad Personal Package Archive (PPA) in order to be installed by everyone. Today I ported MyHDL 0.6 to Ubuntu Lucid Lynx; to install it, run from the command […]
February 23, 2010
The MyHDL Python modules can now be installed on Ubuntu using a convenient Launchpad PPA repository.
January 14, 2010
A subjective view on some hardware description languages.
June 27, 2009
Richard Stallman official position on C# and Mono: The danger is that Microsoft is probably planning to force all free C# implementations underground some day using software patents. (See http://swpat.org and http://progfree.org.) This is a serious danger, and only fools would ignore it until the day it actually happens. We need to take precautions now […]