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Inconsistent version numbers in subversion

Update 2017-10-31: The developers of Subversion were a bit surprised, but it turned out to be a genuine bug. The bug has been fixed the same day. The TeX Live project uses Subversion as...

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Analysing Debian packages with Neo4j

I just finished the presentation at the Neo4j Online Meetup on getting the Debian UDD into a Neo4j graph database. Besides the usual technical quibbles it did work out quite well. The code for...

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Japanese TeX User Meeting 2017

Last saturday the Japanese TeX User Meeting took place in Fujisawa, Kanagawa. For those who have been at the TUG 2013 in Tokyo you will remember that the Japanese TeX community is quite big...

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Fixing vim in Debian

I was wondering for quite some time why on my server vim behaves so stupid with respect to the mouse: Jumping around, copy and paste wasn’t possible the usual way. All this despite having...

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TeX Live Manager: JSON output

With the development of TLCockpit continuing, I found the need for and easy exchange format between the TeX Live Manager tlmgr and frontend programs like TLCockpit. Thus, I have implemented JSON output for the...

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ScalaFX: ListView with CellFactory

I had a bit hard time to get ScalaFX to display a list of items in a scrollable space, and each item can be clicked. I use this in TLCockpit to display the list...

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Scala: parse JSON into nested case classes

I was playing around with parsing JSON in Scala, and got spray-json as recommendation from my Senpai. My aim was parsing some nested structure like: { "key1" : "value1", "key2" : { "subkey1" :...

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Debian/TeX Live 2017.20170926-1

A full month or more has past since the last upload of TeX Live, so it was high time to prepare a new package. Nothing spectacular here I have to say, two small bugs...

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クライミング 明星山の直上ルート

もう三ヶ月前に大久しぶりにマルチピッチクライミングに行った。友人に誘われて、三人で新潟県の明星山の直上ルートを登った。石灰岩のあまりない環境でいつも明星山をたのしみにしてるけど、やっぱりちょっともろい石灰岩もありますよね。基本的にいいルートだけど、部分的にもろい岩で結構やばい感じした。何年間もここに登ってるのに、まだ慣れていないね。 (Short English summary: Climbing the Chokujo (direct) route on Myoji in Niigata. Not the best route on the face, but still not bad. Some loose passages, and in the upper parts a bit...

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Debian packages as Graph Database

I have been playing around with Neo4j as graph database, and searching for a big dataset I decided to look at Debian packages (source and binary) from stable, testing, sid, and experimental, and represent...

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Calibre in Debian

Some news about Calibre in Debian: I have been added to the list of maintainers, thanks Martin, and the recent release of Calibre 3.4 into Debian/unstable brought some fixes concerning the desktop integration. Now...

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Gaming: The Long Dark

I normally don’t play survival games or walking simulators, but The Long Dark by Hinterland Games, which I purchased back then when it was still in early access on Steam, took me into new...