Category Archives: Information Technology

What I do in most of my awake time… ;-)

Lthere “Returns”

Back when I entered college, I adopted the nickname HellThere in IRC and other chat services – ICQ was quite popular back then, remember? I don’t… The reasoning behind the nickname, as one probably already guess it, was the phonetic … Continue reading

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Using HTML for SVG intra-navigation

I’ve just finished a demo which tries to fill a long caveat among SVG implementations: a consistent front-end for internal document navigation (zoom, pan, etc.). It took me a while to workaround and document a few subtle bugs in several … Continue reading

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Emacs triggers bugs in SVG implementations

OK, I better start by stating this post’s title is actually a pun: as far as I know, Emacs doesn’t cause any interoperability issues with SVG implementations, but I thought like a sensationalist headline from time to time won’t hurt… … Continue reading

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“Introducing” Adobe SVG Viewer 8

A common belief is that ASV 6 Developer Release 1 was the last version of the famous Adobe SVG Viewer software (ASV 3.03 being the last stable release). Well, apparently not… Distributed with Adobe Reader 8, one can take a … Continue reading

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Don’t get fooled by “Full”!

Today, while browsing through my system’s BIOS for some tweaks, I noticed a strange sentence in my peripheral configurations: Configures the USB 2.0 controller in HiSpeed (480Mbps) or FullSpeed (12Mbps). Full-speed at 12 Mbps and Hi-speed at 480 Mbps? Damn, … Continue reading

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