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  • Duplicating a Line in Emacs | Irreal
    it s a nice solution and worth considering if you find yourself duplicating lines a lot Duplicate a line emacs global set key C c C d C a C C e M w C j C y Alex Baranosky Baranosky October 13 2014 This entry was posted in General and tagged Emacs Bookmark the permalink Compiling Emacs with eww on OS X Xah Lee on EWW Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October 2014 September 2014 August 2014 July 2014 June 2014 May 2014 April 2014 March 2014

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3366 (2016-04-25)
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  • Compiling Emacs with eww on OS X | Irreal
    the development process Besides it s what real geeks do One consequence of this is that I compile Emacs from source rather than downloading the prebuilt binaries I compiled Emacs 24 4 recently and didn t experience any problems until I tried to use eww Emacs told me that it had to be compiled with libxml2 to use eww After a bit of investigation I discovered that libxml2 was not installed with OS X so I downloaded and compiled it and rebuilt Emacs Sadly it still didn t compile with libxml2 I could see from config log that configure wasn t finding the include files for the library That s because they installed in usr local include rather than in usr include After a bit more fumbling around I discovered the proper spell If you re trying to compile Emacs on a Mac and want it to build with libxml2 here it is configure with ns CFLAGS I usr local include libxml2 make make install This entry was posted in General and tagged Emacs Bookmark the permalink Comments Duplicating a Line in Emacs Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3363 (2016-04-25)
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  • September | 2014 | Irreal | Page 2
    and argue about This list s greatest programmers are Dennis Ritchie Linus Torvolds Bjarne Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Tech 1 Comment A Math Lisp Blog Posted on September 20 2014 by jcs If like me you re interested in Mathematics and Lisp and like doing math experiments on a computer you should check out Atabey Kaygun s Blog Kaygun is a Mathematician at Bahçeşehir University in Istanbul On his blog he considers various problems Continue reading Posted in Programming Tagged Common lisp Lisp 2 Comments Keyboard Switches Posted on September 19 2014 by jcs As many of you know Xah Lee is a keyboard aficionado who spends a lot of time researching and trying different keyboards There are it seems to me three aspects to keyboards Ergonomics Layout key switches All three aspects are Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Tech Leave a comment Launching Emacs Features Posted on September 18 2014 by jcs Artur Malabarba has a nice riff on his toggling keymap that I wrote about here This time he considers launching Emacs commands such as calc ediff buffers man shell proced and others As Malabarba says these are useful commands that you Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Emacs 6 Comments Git Merge and Rebase Explained Posted on September 17 2014 by jcs Git has become the de facto standard version control system Many people find it confusing or even impossible to understand In actuality Git is based on some simple ideas that once understood make Git almost transparent An example of this Continue reading Posted in General Tagged Git Leave a comment One Side of the Argument Has Class Posted on September 16 2014 by jcs That distant relative agrees to take back the sweater Posted in General Tagged Tech Leave a comment Three

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?m=201409&paged=2 (2016-04-25)
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  • Automobiles and Apple | Irreal
    There s the usual punditry about pedophiles and think of the children but Christopher Soghoian reminds us that they always say this sort of thing The Michigan Supreme Court 1922 Cars are tools for robbery rape murder enabling silent approach swift escape pic twitter com li1fnij8Xq Christopher Soghoian csoghoian September 26 2014 UPDATE The Macalope has a roundup of the idiocy about this issue Footnotes 1 At least that data not stored in iCloud which Apple can access and is legally obliged to turn over when presented with a warrant This entry was posted in General and tagged Privacy Bookmark the permalink Emacs Idioms Generating Random Trees Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3251 (2016-04-25)
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  • Emacs Idioms | Irreal
    What s not so easy is learning what in other contexts would be called the run time library Emacs Lisp is specialized or at least its library is to processing text The hardest thing for a new Elisper is learning that library and becoming familiar with Elisp idioms One of the places that I found most useful when I was learning Elisp was Xah Lee s Emacs Lisp Tutorial It free to read on the Web or you can buy a personal copy Believe me if you re trying to learn Emacs Lisp it s a great resource One page of the tutorial that is particularly useful is Emacs Lisp Idioms for Writing Interactive Commands It shows the most common templates for Elisp commands and demonstrates how to code basic Elisp commands Read that page and code a few simple commands and you re well on your way to Elisp mastery It s worth a look whether or not you want take on the whole tutorial This entry was posted in Programming and tagged Emacs Emacs lisp Bookmark the permalink SBCL 1 2 4 Released Automobiles and Apple Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3249 (2016-04-25)
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  • SBCL 1.2.4 Released | Irreal
    problems building the distribution or with the regression tests Things just work Even if you merely want to play around with Lisp a bit SBCL is a good choice It s got plenty of tools and is easy for a beginner to use When you re ready to move forward SBCL will be right there with you Plenty of serious professional Lispers use SBCL as their Lisp development environment This entry was posted in Programming and tagged Common lisp Lisp Bookmark the permalink Wilfred Hughes on Macro Systems Emacs Idioms Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3247 (2016-04-25)
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  • Wilfred Hughes on Macro Systems | Irreal
    to exercise intentional variable capture He demonstrates the advantages and disadvantages of each language s macro system Hughes starts with C moves on to Common Lisp New Lisp Scheme Clojure sweet js Rust and Julia It s a really interesting post and well worth reading One of the things that struck me was how ugly the syntax of the non Common Lisp languages are Even Scheme which shares most of its syntax with Common Lisp has a really ugly macro language That s something worth remembering the next time non Lispers start grousing about all those parentheses Just refer them to the syntax of their language UPDATE Wilford Wilfred This entry was posted in Programming and tagged Lisp Bookmark the permalink BSD Unix Repository SBCL 1 2 4 Released Artur Malabarba I m sure you meant Wilfred jcs Sigh I did indeed Fixed Thanks The miracle is that I haven t yet managed to mangle your handle Artur Malabarba Yes that s impressive Between Arthur without an H and a relatively complex last name people mistype my name more often than not Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs Commands Archives April 2016 March 2016 February 2016 January 2016 December 2015 November 2015 October 2015 September 2015 August 2015 July 2015 June 2015 May 2015 April 2015 March 2015 February 2015 January 2015 December 2014 November 2014 October

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3245 (2016-04-25)
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  • BSD Unix Repository | Irreal
    an online SVN repository of the same thing This is also a great resource Of course it s mostly of use to C programmers or those that want to be If you re doing front end work in Ruby or JavaScript or some other higher order language you may not be interested If you want to find out how the Web and operating systems really work it s hard to imagine better material to study This entry was posted in Programming and tagged BSD Unix Bookmark the permalink The Virtue of Practice Wilfred Hughes on Macro Systems Jonas Bülow Another good repository with BSD sources is https github com dspinellis unix history repo The first commit is from June 20 1972 Search for Recent Posts Elisp Summary Emacs for Prose FISA Abandons the Fourth Amendment Again Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Recent Comments Mike Zamansky on Blogging with Org Mode and Nikola Phil on How to Keep Emacs Running Across an X Crash Sebastian Christ on European Quotation Marks NoonianAtall on A Hyper Key on Any USB Keyboard Kris on An Example of Why Reproducible Research Matters Links Useful Emacs

    Original URL path: http://irreal.org/blog/?p=3243 (2016-04-25)
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