This is the homepage of Martin Tournoij, also known as Carpetsmoker and
arp242 on the web.
I write about stuff on this page, occasionally.
Latest weblog entries
I really, really don’t like git. But I’m going to migrate my projects to it.
Let’s look at some of the disadvantages of CDNs.
YAML looks great at a glance, but has some problems that may not be obvious at first
Lessons we can learn from
apt-get’s spectacuarly surprising behaviour.
Using JSON for configuration files is a disturbing trend.
Latest code updates
Easier importing of pages from other wikis; when you load a page that doesn't exist yet it tries to pre-fill the content from another wiki.
Automatic correct some case mistakes.
MediaWiki extension to replace "quotes" with “smart” quotes.
DNS proxy and filter − /etc/hosts on steroids.
A simple yet functional configuration file parser for Go.
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