Spam control: some choice words now blacklisted

*Public announcement:* Should anyone like to announce anything in the comments section about female breasts, in a colloquial manner, stay away from using the word “boobs”. I just blacklisted it. Use your imaginations. Also, should you want to discuss females with a homosexual orientation, then refrain from the commonplace word “lesbian”, since this also got […]

New Blog on DSLs: Little Languages

It was made official in the coolest way possible, in a [Lambda the Ultimate post](http://lambda-the-ultimate.org/node/1628), that the [LittleLanguages.net blog](http://www.littlelanguages.net/blog/) has begun. DSLs (domain-specific languages) are hip. The weblog “A Fistful of Languages” is a weblog about them. > Here’s where the “Fistful of Languages” blog comes in. This blog aims to address all aspects of […]

Nitro: A Rails contender?

I copy-edited [a Nitro article](http://www.oxyliquit.de/tutorial/4) on using the fulltext search index facility [TSearch2](http://www.sai.msu.su/~megera/postgres/gist/tsearch/V2/) for [Postgres](http://www.postgresql.org/). (Smart way to read an article slowly enough to let all of it seep in.) [Nitro](http://www.nitroproject.org) is an MVC web framework written in Ruby. “For Web2.0”, you know. Interested Nitro neophytes can head over to [Oxyliquit](http://www.oxyliquit.de/), the Nitro Q&A website, […]

Another upcoming geekdinner

Yeah, please do attend, Copenhagen geeks. It’ll be interesting. July 28. The wiki page for [Geekdinner 4](http://irl.toothlesstiger.net/pmwiki.php?n=Main.Copenhagengeekdinner4) tacitly asks for ideas for places to eat. There is going to be a theme for the dinner, I think it was something about finding one’s peers, how bloggers can strike up continuous “conversations of action”. Or somesuch. […]