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Sunday, December 31, 2006


One of my failure until 2006 is this one:

I did not managed to release it, so at least I post the screenshot :-)

The full story/download/editor/code will be in 2007, or rather When It's Done (tm).

unkrazification continues

Ladies and gentlemen, please welcome KFormula, the third KOffice application (after KSpread and KPlato) that is not krazy anymore!

Friday, December 29, 2006

Almond Cookies

Warsaw Almond Cookies: taste fantastic and need only eggs, sugar, almond and two hours of baking (see the recipe). Use couverture chocolate to decorate. Of course, you still live under the rock if you can't find our beloved three letters in the picture.

Warsaw Almond Cookie

Surprisingly, Google does not give anything. Is there any official English name for that? I know only Warschauer Mandelgeb├Ąck.

not krazy is cool

After KSpread, KPlato - KOffice's project management tool - becomes the second non-krazy KOffice application:

Saturday, December 23, 2006

careful with your fortune

When Bob found out he was going to inherit a fortune when his sickly father died, he decided he needed a woman to enjoy it with. So one evening he went to a singles bar where he spotted the most beautiful woman he had ever seen.

Her natural beauty took his breath away. "I may look like just an ordinary man," he said as he walked up to her, "but in just a week or two my father will die, and I'll inherit 20 million dollars."

Impressed, the woman went home with him that evening.

Three days later, she became his stepmother.




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Wednesday, December 20, 2006

One trained monkey to rule them all

He did it again! Not satisfied with libwpd and libwpg, Fridrich "uberdedicated" Strba started libwps (that's for Microsoft Works) integration with

Sunday, December 17, 2006

14 million bucks

This metric is debatable, there are duplicated and imported code, the result is different to sloccount and KOffice 2.0 is still in heavy development, but what Ohloh at the moment says about KOffice: it's worth USD 14,053,618 (256 Person Years) and its activity is still increasing:

Looking at the detailed statistics, I'm somehow still at 11th position. However, I must be careful, this guy is right on my tail :-)

BTW, for comparisons, KDE itself is "only" $10,750,392, Amarok is $2,405,217, Firefox is $2,173,769 and OpenOffice is at $94,036,902.

Monday, December 04, 2006

Reverse and 64

Next time your candidate claims a deep knowledge of programming, ask him/her why the following line can reverse the bits in a 8-bit byte, along with an explanation why it needs 64-bit arithmetic:

c = (c * 0x0202020202ULL & 0x010884422010ULL) % 1023;

Solution: see the complete hacks.