Archive for date: May 28, 2004

Fun with Python and Cryptography

May 28, 2004 | My Projects, Python | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’m a bit of a classic cryptography nut, and I also have had a lot of fun writing bits of Python code. Python is awfully good at sucking up text files and performing statistics and the like, so I thought I would go ahead and describe some of the fun things I’ve been doing. I’ve […]

Software Potpourri

May 28, 2004 | Operating Systems, Python | By: Mark VandeWettering

Python 2.3.4 is out. Just a bugfix release. FreeBSD 4.10 was also released earlier this week. This is the first “Errata Branch”, which will include security fixes and other significant and well tested fixes.

Please Excuse Our President

May 28, 2004 | I Kid You Not | By: Mark VandeWettering

Dug this brief blurb off of this morning. From the pages of New Scientist: HERE’S one US company where “freedom fries” surely never appeared on the staff restaurant menu, even when Francophobia was at its height. One of its products is a laptop bag which bears a label in English and French. The English […]