# shlomi-fish-homepage

committed 9008a2b

Change "don't" and doesn't" to their unicode equivalents.

# t2/MathVentures/bug_square.html.wml

` <img src="bugs.gif" alt="Bugs Path Illustration" style=" float : right ; margin-left : 0.5em ; margin-bottom : 0.5em ; " />`
` `
` <p>`
`-I'll use the following model to simplify the problem: suppose the bugs don't`
`+I'll use the following model to simplify the problem: suppose the bugs don’t`
` move towards each other infinitesimly, but rather move in a straight line, and`
` then stop, and then move again toward their new positions, and so forth. The bugs`
` move toward their initial position until they reach a position which is in proportion`

# t2/MathVentures/two-angels-and-two-gates.html.wml

` `
` <p>`
` You are standing in front of two gates (a left one and a right one) - one `
`-leads to paradise and the other leads to hell. You don't know which gate`
`+leads to paradise and the other leads to hell. You don’t know which gate`
` leads where. Beside the gates, there are two angels: one of them always tells `
`-the truth and the other always lies, but you also don't know which one`
`+the truth and the other always lies, but you also don’t know which one`
` is which.`
` </p>`
` `
` leads to paradise and the other leads to hell. Beside the gates, there are`
` two angels, each one of them can either tell the truth all the time, or`
` constantly lie. Every angel knows where each door leads to, and the other`
`-angel's orientation, but you don't, nor can assume anything.`
`+angel's orientation, but you don’t, nor can assume anything.`
` (They can both be liars or both truth-tellers, or one of each).`
` </p>`
` `

# t2/humour-heb.html.wml

` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-Shlomi Fish to Omer Zak: "Even the NSA doesn't have enough programmers. But it`
`+Shlomi Fish to Omer Zak: "Even the NSA doesn’t have enough programmers. But it`
` is not likely that they will have more and that's because 'Summerschool at`
` the NSA' may might as well be the name of Sarah Michelle Gellar's next`
` movie."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-<b>Ben Collins-Sussman</b>: Tis' true, unlike Europe, the language doesn't`
`+<b>Ben Collins-Sussman</b>: Tis' true, unlike Europe, the language doesn’t`
` change every 100 miles.`
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <no_header_joke id="in_philosophy_as_in_soft_eng" header="In Philosophy, as much as in software engineering,">`
` <p>`
`-In Philosophy, as much as in software engineering, you don't get credit for`
`+In Philosophy, as much as in software engineering, you don’t get credit for`
` originality. What matters is the final product, not who came up with`
` the idea for each feature first.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` <b>Chen Shapira:</b>  spent 5 hours yesterday trying to get Windows to print`
`-on my new wireless printer. It still doesn't work. On Ubuntu it worked after`
`+on my new wireless printer. It still doesn’t work. On Ubuntu it worked after`
` few minutes.`
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <p>`
` While as a general rule I support the woman liberation movement, and believe`
`-in equality of opportunities among the genders, I still don't believe that`
`+in equality of opportunities among the genders, I still don’t believe that`
` a Politically-Correct re-engineering of the English language to be`
` 100% gender-neutral (and mostly only the English language, because most`
` other European and Semitic languages are not gender-neutral, and even have`
`-genders for objects) is a good idea. I also don't believe in applying`
`+genders for objects) is a good idea. I also don’t believe in applying`
` government control in order to "promote" women, and think that members of`
` both genders, and all other divisions should learn to cope with`
` discrimination and other abuse as they encounter it, instead of just bitching`
` `
` <p>`
` So I'm going to continue using "girl" for a "female guy", regardless of what`
`-other people think. I also don't mind using the term`
`+other people think. I also don’t mind using the term`
` <a href="http://shlomif.livejournal.com/53966.html">nazi for someone`
` who's unnecessarily strict</a> or calling Black people "Negros", which is`
` just the Spanish word for the colour "Black".`
` <no_header_joke id="what_does_IDK_stand_for" header="What does IDK stand for?">`
` `
` <p>`
`-What does "IDK" stand for? I don't know.`
`+What does "IDK" stand for? I don’t know.`
` </p>`
` `
` </no_header_joke>`

# t2/humour.html.wml

` </p>`
` </header_joke>`
` `
`-<header_joke id="believe_in_fairies" header="I don't Believe in Fairies">`
`+<header_joke id="believe_in_fairies" header="I don’t Believe in Fairies">`
` `
` <p>`
`-I don't believe in fairies. Oops! A fairy died.<br />`
`-I don't believe in fairies. Oops! Another fairy died.`
`+I don’t believe in fairies. Oops! A fairy died.<br />`
`+I don’t believe in fairies. Oops! Another fairy died.`
` </p>`
` `
`-<p class="indent"><i>I don't really know who said it, so it’s possible that I invented`
`+<p class="indent"><i>I don’t really know who said it, so it’s possible that I invented`
` it.</i></p>`
` </header_joke>`
` `
` </p>`
` `
` <p class="indent">`
`-<i>If you don't understand it, either forget it or consult the following`
`+<i>If you don’t understand it, either forget it or consult the following`
` threads:`
` <a href="http://groups.google.com/groups?hl=en&amp;threadm=deca99a9.0110250144.654613e9%40posting.google.com&amp;prev=/groups%3Fnum%3D25%26hl%3Den%26group%3Dhumanities.philosophy.objectivism%26start%3D25%26group%3Dhumanities.philosophy.objectivism">Usenet</a>,`
` <a href="http://www.mail-archive.com/lin-club@vipe.technion.ac.il/msg00750.html">Haifa`
` `
` <p>`
` He who re-invents the wheel will likely design a square wheel and spend`
`-a year trying to figure out why it doesn't work properly.`
`+a year trying to figure out why it doesn’t work properly.`
` </p>`
` </header_joke>`
` `
` </p>`
` `
` <p class="indent">`
`-<i>You have to be a relatively experienced hacker to get this joke. So don't`
`-worry if you don't understand it.</i>`
`+<i>You have to be a relatively experienced hacker to get this joke. So don’t`
`+worry if you don’t understand it.</i>`
` </p>`
` </header_joke>`
` `
` <header_joke id="better_alternative" header="A Better Alternative">`
` <p>`
`-Sometimes you don't need to be familiar with a better alternative to know`
`+Sometimes you don’t need to be familiar with a better alternative to know`
` that something sucks. Take Microsoft Word for example.`
` </p>`
` `
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-Shlomi Fish to Omer Zak: "Even the NSA doesn't have enough programmers. But it`
`+Shlomi Fish to Omer Zak: "Even the NSA doesn’t have enough programmers. But it`
` is not likely that they will have more and that's because 'Summerschool at`
` the NSA' may might as well be the name of Sarah Michelle Gellar's next`
` movie."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-<b>Ben Collins-Sussman</b>: Tis' true, unlike Europe, the language doesn't`
`+<b>Ben Collins-Sussman</b>: Tis' true, unlike Europe, the language doesn’t`
` change every 100 miles.`
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <header_joke id="in_philosophy_as_in_soft_eng" header="In Philosophy, as much as in software engineering,">`
` <p>`
`-In Philosophy, as much as in software engineering, you don't get credit for`
`+In Philosophy, as much as in software engineering, you don’t get credit for`
` originality. What matters is the final product, not who came up with`
` the idea for each feature first.`
` </p>`
` `
` <header_joke id="real_programmers_dont_write" header="Real Programmers Don't Write">`
` <p>`
`-Real programmers don't write workarounds. They tell their users to`
`+Real programmers don’t write workarounds. They tell their users to`
` upgrade their software.`
` </p>`
` </header_joke>`
` <header_joke id="bad_thing_about_hardware" header="The bad thing about hardware">`
` `
` <p>`
`-The bad thing about hardware is that it sometimes work and sometimes doesn't.`
`+The bad thing about hardware is that it sometimes work and sometimes doesn’t.`
` The good thing about software is that it’s consistent: it always does not work,`
` and it always does not work in exactly the same way.`
` </p>`
` `
` </header_joke>`
` `
`-<header_joke id="we_dont_know_his_cellphone_numer" header="We don't know his cellphone number">`
`+<header_joke id="we_dont_know_his_cellphone_numer" header="We don’t know his cellphone number">`
` `
` <p>`
`-We don't know his cellphone number, and even if we did, we would tell you that`
`+We don’t know his cellphone number, and even if we did, we would tell you that`
` we didn't know it.`
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <p>`
` <b>Chen Shapira:</b>  spent 5 hours yesterday trying to get Windows to print`
`-on my new wireless printer. It still doesn't work. On Ubuntu it worked after`
`+on my new wireless printer. It still doesn’t work. On Ubuntu it worked after`
` few minutes.`
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <p>`
` While as a general rule I support the woman liberation movement, and believe`
`-in equality of opportunities among the genders, I still don't believe that`
`+in equality of opportunities among the genders, I still don’t believe that`
` a Politically-Correct re-engineering of the English language to be`
` 100% gender-neutral (and mostly only the English language, because most`
` other European and Semitic languages are not gender-neutral, and even have`
`-genders for objects) is a good idea. I also don't believe in applying`
`+genders for objects) is a good idea. I also don’t believe in applying`
` government control in order to "promote" women, and think that members of`
` both genders, and all other divisions should learn to cope with`
` discrimination and other abuse as they encounter it, instead of just bitching`
` `
` <p>`
` So I'm going to continue using "girl" for a "female guy", regardless of what`
`-other people think. I also don't mind using the term`
`+other people think. I also don’t mind using the term`
` <a href="http://shlomif.livejournal.com/53966.html">nazi for someone`
` who's unnecessarily strict</a> or calling Black people "Negros", which is`
` just the Spanish word for the colour "Black".`
` <header_joke id="what_does_IDK_stand_for" header="What does IDK stand for?">`
` `
` <p>`
`-What does "IDK" stand for? I don't know.`
`+What does "IDK" stand for? I don’t know.`
` </p>`
` `
` </header_joke>`
` <header_joke id="sorting-the-dishes" header="Sorting the Dishes">`
` `
` <p>`
`-<b>Shlomi's Father:</b> If you don't sort the dishwasher, the dishwasher won't`
`+<b>Shlomi's Father:</b> If you don’t sort the dishwasher, the dishwasher won't`
` be sorted.`
` </p>`
` `

# t2/humour/TOWTF/index.html.wml

` watch some episodes of Friends, both of which I can highly recommended. I'm not`
` charging people any money to download, build, or view the works, but I`
` have some web-commercials which I'm making some small money from, and whicih`
`-I hope are acceptable to the copyright holders. Please don't sue me.`
`+I hope are acceptable to the copyright holders. Please don’t sue me.`
` </p>`
` `
` `

# t2/humour/TheEnemy/The-Enemy-English-rev4.html.wml

` <p>`
` "She's just a tough interviewer and is very candid with her interviewees. If`
` there is an embarrassing or a controversial issue in their background, she will`
`-not hesitate to ask questions about it. Many people don't feel comfortable with`
`+not hesitate to ask questions about it. Many people don’t feel comfortable with`
` her. `
` </p>`
` `
` `
` `
` <p>`
`-"I'm sorry, but I don't understand how it contributes to its validation.`
`+"I'm sorry, but I don’t understand how it contributes to its validation.`
` Everyone can write the biggest nonsense on a note, and yet it will remain`
` illogical and subjective to whoever said it." `
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` "An excellent question, Madame. There is, probably, some activity against`
`-the Occupier's army, but it is much limited and doesn't receive as much media`
`+the Occupier's army, but it is much limited and doesn’t receive as much media`
` coverage. Furthermore, it is a lot easier to fight the enemy, because the`
` Organisation receives the support of the Supporter and the acceptance of the`
` Occupier. Moreover, the Enemy's country, as opposed to the Occupier's country,`
` If those reasons are not enough, then since the beginning of the Occupier's`
` occupation, there have been peace in our country, which was disturbed only by`
` the activity in the southern border. The civilians are happy that there's peace`
`-at last, and so they don't really mind that the country is under foreign`
`+at last, and so they don’t really mind that the country is under foreign`
` occupation. `
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <p>`
` "From what I understood from what you said," The physicist said "the war`
`-against the Enemy doesn't bring your country much good, and it would have been`
`+against the Enemy doesn’t bring your country much good, and it would have been`
` better if you did not fight it at all." `
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <p>`
` "Definitely Not!" I replied to him vigorously "The very fact that it would`
`-have been better to fight the Occupier, doesn't mean that fighting the Enemy,`
`+have been better to fight the Occupier, doesn’t mean that fighting the Enemy,`
` even tough it isn't beneficial for us in the long run, or even the short run,`
` is useless." `
` </p>`
` <p>`
` "I consider all questions as personal except for the questions 'Is question`
` X a personal question?' and 'Is question Y not a personal question?'. You see,`
`-I don't want to create a private case of the Russell Paradox." `
`+I don’t want to create a private case of the Russell Paradox." `
` </p>`
` `
` `
` `
` `
` <p>`
`-"Well, I don't have a VCR at home right now, but thank you anyway." I`
`+"Well, I don’t have a VCR at home right now, but thank you anyway." I`
` thanked her and started to walk in order to get out of the studio. But then I`
` stopped for a moment and turned to her: "By the way," I said, "I still haven't`
` figured out why the questions that you asked me during the first part of the`
` citizen of the Country, which is in a state of war with us; you were a member`
` of the Organisation and took a part in terrorist activity that was aimed`
` against us, and if that's not enough you write that the purpose of your visit`
`-is 'hostile espionage'. I don't think we can let you in our country that`
`+is 'hostile espionage'. I don’t think we can let you in our country that`
` way." `
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <p>`
` "I'll do the best I can. Normally, I tend not to cooperate even with myself.`
`-That way, if I decide to do a foolish thing - I don't get hurt and can't be`
`+That way, if I decide to do a foolish thing - I don’t get hurt and can't be`
` blamed for causing it either." `
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` "Look, I only know for certain what was the motivation of my comrades from`
` the post, may they rest in peace, but because they are not longer among the`
`-living, I don't think it would be very helpful to you." `
`+living, I don’t think it would be very helpful to you." `
` </p>`
` `
` `
` `
` <p>`
` "You see: even you agree that it’s useful! But since you already know it, I`
`-don't suppose that there's a use for me to explain it to you. I can guide you`
`+don’t suppose that there's a use for me to explain it to you. I can guide you`
` in other fields of physics that I'm familiar with." `
` </p>`
` `
` freedom of action? The reason for that is that the Organisation is not a`
` national organisation in the full sense of the word or even in half its sense.`
` In fact, it’s an organisation that fulfills the philosophy of the Supporter,`
`-that strictly opposes the Enemy, but doesn't have an interest to struggle`
`+that strictly opposes the Enemy, but doesn’t have an interest to struggle`
` against the Occupier. `
` </p>`
` `
` normalisation treaty, the Organisation wouldn't have survived in his current`
` form either. Thus, out of being subordinate to an external political force, one`
` can say that the Organisation is an alien corn in the political map of my`
`-country. But I, on my part, don't find any bad in the integration of foreign`
`+country. But I, on my part, don’t find any bad in the integration of foreign`
` interests in local politics. Allow me to quote on the subject one of the most`
` important people of our generation: 'Some say: 'Whatever you can do on your`
` own, you can do best'. I disagree with them'. `
` Because when you let others meddle in your own business, you slowly lose`
` control on what you are doing and what happens to you. In a slow but methodical`
` way, one loses track of his original intentions, one feels that one more and`
`-more doesn't understand why he's doing what he's doing... or for what or for`
`+more doesn’t understand why he's doing what he's doing... or for what or for`
` whose sake you're doing it. And then he gets the feeling that nothing is under`
` his responsibility, and that he is in fact a vassal of the external factor. And`
` that is, from experience, the most liberating feeling in the world, which is`
` members of my people, have a solid reason to fight the Enemy? Vengeance alone`
` was never considered a good reason by any reasonable man, and if their desire`
` is to cause you to get out of the security-zone you are now controlling, then`
`-their struggle against the Enemy doesn't seem too effective. Most of the`
`+their struggle against the Enemy doesn’t seem too effective. Most of the`
` politicians in your country are united in their opinion that it has to be kept`
` as long as the tension goes on, and also most of the military people support`
` this. For all that, it is possible, that if there will be peace in the south of`
` `
` <p>`
` There is the option of withdrawing from the security zone. Yet, this thing`
`-doesn't guarantee the cease of the military activity of the Organisation at`
`+doesn’t guarantee the cease of the military activity of the Organisation at`
` all, and could bring to an escalation because there will be a more realistic`
` danger of harming the lives of citizens who live close to the border. The`
` acceptance of my proposal could solve the problem for you. Still, there isn't a`
` <p>`
` Indeed, it’s very hard to deal with the Organisation, which is, in my`
` personal opinion, one of the most interesting organisations of its kind in the`
`-current century, if not in the entire history. I don't think I have ever heard`
`+current century, if not in the entire history. I don’t think I have ever heard`
` about an operational militant organisation that so realiaes the well-known`
` sentence: 'Give me liberty or give me death'. The only shadow to my admiration,`
` is that in their case they constantly prefer the second alternative. `
` `
` <p>`
` To sum up, it can be clearly seen that dealing with the Organisation, even`
`-though it doesn't endanger the very existence and proper functioning of the`
`+though it doesn’t endanger the very existence and proper functioning of the`
` Enemy's country, is hard and problematic. This evil that is open from the north`
` - no one knows when it will close. `
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` "Honestly, I didn't really give it much thought. I'm so talented that I`
`-don't have enough talent to determine which one of my talents I should deal`
`+don’t have enough talent to determine which one of my talents I should deal`
` with." `
` </p>`
` `
` `
` `
` <p>`
`-"Excuse me again, but I don't understand which philosophical contribution`
`+"Excuse me again, but I don’t understand which philosophical contribution`
` you are praising at the moment. To praise me is, of course, something that is`
` always desirable, but I also want to know what is praised. I cannot think of`
` any special contribution which I contributed to worldwide philosophy." `
` `
` <p>`
` 'A people that is deprived of its right is allowed to use any weapon`
`-whatsoever. We don't have a conscience and I hold any weapon I need... I will`
`+whatsoever. We don’t have a conscience and I hold any weapon I need... I will`
` do anything that will simplify my politics. I am willing to guarantee the`
` safety along all the borders and to sign agreements for non-invasion and to`
` make treaties of friendship with every nation and nation. After all it would be`
` `
` `
` <p>`
`-Well, don't you agree that you are saying here that the morality one should`
`+Well, don’t you agree that you are saying here that the morality one should`
` act upon is lack of morality?" `
` </p>`
` `
` `
` `
` <p>`
`-"Of course! But don't you want to know first the percentage of those who`
`+"Of course! But don’t you want to know first the percentage of those who`
` support them?" `
` </p>`
` `
` If another person would say all that, then most people would think he was`
` the most selfish and power-hungry person they met. But because of your`
` extraordinary diplomatic talent, I am still convinced you're doing it out of`
`-high morality, and for a noble cause! I don't have enough words to describe the`
`+high morality, and for a noble cause! I don’t have enough words to describe the`
` deep impression I have from the way you said those things! `
` </p>`
` `

# t2/humour/TheEnemy/TheEnemy_eng.html.wml

` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"Good morning to you too, Sir." I interrupted him. "Excuse me for bothering you, but I don't think it’s relevant anymore."`
`+"Good morning to you too, Sir." I interrupted him. "Excuse me for bothering you, but I don’t think it’s relevant anymore."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-Thus, we fully deny the Organum, or at least don't view it as indispensable."`
`+Thus, we fully deny the Organum, or at least don’t view it as indispensable."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"And you think that I wasn't sleeping? I don't know, maybe you talk while being asleep."`
`-</p>`
`-`
`-<p>`
`-"How do you know that you don't talk while asleep?"`
`+"And you think that I wasn't sleeping? I don’t know, maybe you talk while being asleep."`
`+</p>`
`+`
`+<p>`
`+"How do you know that you don’t talk while asleep?"`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`- And so I went to look for a job at the village's grocery. I had to stand in line and when my turn cam the grocer said to me: "Good day to you! We don't see you around here often since you joined the Organization."`
`+ And so I went to look for a job at the village's grocery. I had to stand in line and when my turn cam the grocer said to me: "Good day to you! We don’t see you around here often since you joined the Organization."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"Thanks to your wonderful organization I don't. Do you remember that, three weeks ago, the post next to the neighboring village tried to fire a missile at one of the Enemy's posts but instead it hit this grocery store by accident? The missile ruined half of the ceiling and reaped a large hole in the west wall. The renovations here cost me a fortune, and although I could really use some help here, I really don't have the money for a worker's wage. Maybe some other time."`
`+"Thanks to your wonderful organization I don’t. Do you remember that, three weeks ago, the post next to the neighboring village tried to fire a missile at one of the Enemy's posts but instead it hit this grocery store by accident? The missile ruined half of the ceiling and reaped a large hole in the west wall. The renovations here cost me a fortune, and although I could really use some help here, I really don’t have the money for a worker's wage. Maybe some other time."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-If your business is in bad shape, try to find out what you didn't do well and don't blame someone else in it. This excuse is non-factual, not to the point, inconsistent and simply unconvincing. Even a bad politician would not have used an excuse like that.`
`+If your business is in bad shape, try to find out what you didn't do well and don’t blame someone else in it. This excuse is non-factual, not to the point, inconsistent and simply unconvincing. Even a bad politician would not have used an excuse like that.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"And yet you yourself are doing it to us, even though you don't need to do it for a long time!"`
`+"And yet you yourself are doing it to us, even though you don’t need to do it for a long time!"`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"Look, " I addressed him, "I take full responsibility over the proposal I gave you and its consequences. In my opinion, it is excellent, but since you, for some reason, don't seem to think so too, I could help you find a way to bypass it. The first option is simply to accept Aristotle's Organum."`
`+"Look, " I addressed him, "I take full responsibility over the proposal I gave you and its consequences. In my opinion, it is excellent, but since you, for some reason, don’t seem to think so too, I could help you find a way to bypass it. The first option is simply to accept Aristotle's Organum."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"I don't understand.", she said while looking a bit puzzled.`
`+"I don’t understand.", she said while looking a bit puzzled.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"She's just a tough interviewer and is very candid with her interviewees. If there is an embarrassing or a controversial issue in their background, she will not hesitate to ask questions about it. Many people don't feel comfortable with her.`
`+"She's just a tough interviewer and is very candid with her interviewees. If there is an embarrassing or a controversial issue in their background, she will not hesitate to ask questions about it. Many people don’t feel comfortable with her.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"I'm sorry, but I don't understand how it contributes to its validation. Everyone can write the biggest nonsense on a note, and yet it will remain illogical and subjective to whoever said it."`
`+"I'm sorry, but I don’t understand how it contributes to its validation. Everyone can write the biggest nonsense on a note, and yet it will remain illogical and subjective to whoever said it."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"An excellent question, Madame. There is, probably, some activity against the Occupier's army, but it is much limited and doesn't receive as much media coverage. Furthermore, it is a lot easier to fight the enemy, because the Organization receives the support of the Supporter and the acceptance of the Occupier. Moreover, the Enemy's country, as opposed to the Occupier's country, is a free country, and therefore is committed to behave in a moral manner, even towards the members of the Organization, that are, out of self-definition, immoral.`
`-</p>`
`-`
`-<p>`
`-If those reasons are not enough, then since the beginning of the Occupier's occupation, there have been peace in our country, which was disturbed only by the activity in the southern border. The civilians are happy that there's peace at last, and so they don't really mind that the country is under foreign occupation.`
`+"An excellent question, Madame. There is, probably, some activity against the Occupier's army, but it is much limited and doesn’t receive as much media coverage. Furthermore, it is a lot easier to fight the enemy, because the Organization receives the support of the Supporter and the acceptance of the Occupier. Moreover, the Enemy's country, as opposed to the Occupier's country, is a free country, and therefore is committed to behave in a moral manner, even towards the members of the Organization, that are, out of self-definition, immoral.`
`+</p>`
`+`
`+<p>`
`+If those reasons are not enough, then since the beginning of the Occupier's occupation, there have been peace in our country, which was disturbed only by the activity in the southern border. The civilians are happy that there's peace at last, and so they don’t really mind that the country is under foreign occupation.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"From what I understood from what you said," The physicist said "the war against the Enemy doesn't bring your country much good, and it would have been better if you did not fight it at all."`
`-</p>`
`-`
`-<p>`
`-"Definitely Not!" I replied to him vigorously "The very fact that it would have been better to fight the Occupier, doesn't mean that fighting the Enemy, even tough it isn't beneficial for us in the long run, or even the short run, is useless."`
`+"From what I understood from what you said," The physicist said "the war against the Enemy doesn’t bring your country much good, and it would have been better if you did not fight it at all."`
`+</p>`
`+`
`+<p>`
`+"Definitely Not!" I replied to him vigorously "The very fact that it would have been better to fight the Occupier, doesn’t mean that fighting the Enemy, even tough it isn't beneficial for us in the long run, or even the short run, is useless."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"I consider all questions as personal except for the questions 'Is question X a personal question?' and 'Is question Y not a personal question?'. You see, I don't want to create a private case of the Russell Paradox."`
`+"I consider all questions as personal except for the questions 'Is question X a personal question?' and 'Is question Y not a personal question?'. You see, I don’t want to create a private case of the Russell Paradox."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"Well, I don't have a VCR at home right now, but thank you anyway." I thanked her and started to walk in order to get out of the studio. But then I stopped for a moment and turned to her: "By the way," I said, "I still haven't figured out why the questions that you asked me at the end of the interview were more personal than the questions you asked me at the beginning."`
`+"Well, I don’t have a VCR at home right now, but thank you anyway." I thanked her and started to walk in order to get out of the studio. But then I stopped for a moment and turned to her: "By the way," I said, "I still haven't figured out why the questions that you asked me at the end of the interview were more personal than the questions you asked me at the beginning."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"O.K., but it seems to me that there is a more serious problem. You are the citizen of the Country, which is in a state of war with us; you were a member of the Organization and took a part in terrorist activity that was aimed against us, and if that's not enough you write that the purpose of your visit is 'hostile espionage'. I don't think we can let you in our country that way."`
`+"O.K., but it seems to me that there is a more serious problem. You are the citizen of the Country, which is in a state of war with us; you were a member of the Organization and took a part in terrorist activity that was aimed against us, and if that's not enough you write that the purpose of your visit is 'hostile espionage'. I don’t think we can let you in our country that way."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"I'll do the best I can. Normally, I tend not to cooperate even with myself. That way, if I decide to do a foolish thing - I don't get hurt and can't be blamed for causing it either."`
`+"I'll do the best I can. Normally, I tend not to cooperate even with myself. That way, if I decide to do a foolish thing - I don’t get hurt and can't be blamed for causing it either."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"Look, I only know for certain what was the motivation of my comrades from the post, may they rest in peace, but because they are not longer among the living, I don't think it would be very helpful to you."`
`+"Look, I only know for certain what was the motivation of my comrades from the post, may they rest in peace, but because they are not longer among the living, I don’t think it would be very helpful to you."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"You see: even you agree that it’s useful! But since you already know it, I don't suppose that there's a use for me to explain it to you. I can guide you in other fields of physics that I'm familiar with."`
`+"You see: even you agree that it’s useful! But since you already know it, I don’t suppose that there's a use for me to explain it to you. I can guide you in other fields of physics that I'm familiar with."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-As we all know, while the activity of all the other terrorist organization that were active in my country was disabled for a long while, and the weaponry that they possessed was given to the army, the state of the Organization had never been better. Why in that case does the Occupier gives him such a broad freedom of action? The reason for that is that the Organization is not a national organization in the full sense of the word or even in half its sense. In fact, it’s an organization that fulfills the philosophy of the Supporter, that strictly opposes the Enemy, but doesn't have an interest to struggle against the Occupier.`
`-</p>`
`-`
`-<p>`
`-If not for the desire of the Occupier to force the Enemy into a normalization treaty, the Organization wouldn't have survived in his current form either. Thus, out of being subordinate to an external political force, one can say that the Organization is an alien corn in the political map of my country. But I, on my part, don't find any bad in the integration of foreign interests in local politics. Allow me to quote on the subject one of the most important people of our generation: 'Some say: 'Whatever you can do on your own, you can do best'. I disagree with them'.`
`-</p>`
`-`
`-<p>`
`-Because when you let others meddle in your own business, you slowly lose control on what you are doing and what is happening. In a slow but methodical way one lost track of his original intentions, one feels that one more and more doesn't understand why he's doing what he's doing... or for what or for whose sake you're doing it. And then one gets the feeling that nothing is under one's responsibility, and one is in fact a vassal of the external factor. And that is, from experience, the most liberating feeling in the world, which is accompanied by feeling a complete freedom from responsibility or from the need to decide the future on your own.`
`+As we all know, while the activity of all the other terrorist organization that were active in my country was disabled for a long while, and the weaponry that they possessed was given to the army, the state of the Organization had never been better. Why in that case does the Occupier gives him such a broad freedom of action? The reason for that is that the Organization is not a national organization in the full sense of the word or even in half its sense. In fact, it’s an organization that fulfills the philosophy of the Supporter, that strictly opposes the Enemy, but doesn’t have an interest to struggle against the Occupier.`
`+</p>`
`+`
`+<p>`
`+If not for the desire of the Occupier to force the Enemy into a normalization treaty, the Organization wouldn't have survived in his current form either. Thus, out of being subordinate to an external political force, one can say that the Organization is an alien corn in the political map of my country. But I, on my part, don’t find any bad in the integration of foreign interests in local politics. Allow me to quote on the subject one of the most important people of our generation: 'Some say: 'Whatever you can do on your own, you can do best'. I disagree with them'.`
`+</p>`
`+`
`+<p>`
`+Because when you let others meddle in your own business, you slowly lose control on what you are doing and what is happening. In a slow but methodical way one lost track of his original intentions, one feels that one more and more doesn’t understand why he's doing what he's doing... or for what or for whose sake you're doing it. And then one gets the feeling that nothing is under one's responsibility, and one is in fact a vassal of the external factor. And that is, from experience, the most liberating feeling in the world, which is accompanied by feeling a complete freedom from responsibility or from the need to decide the future on your own.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-Which brings me to the next point: do the members of the Organization, as members of my people, have a solid reason to fight the Enemy? Vengeance alone was never considered a good reason by any reasonable man, and if their desire is to cause you to get out of the security-zone you are now controlling, then their struggle against the Enemy doesn't seem too effective. Most of the politicians in your country are united in their opinion that it has to be kept as long as the tension goes on, and also most of the military people support this. For all that, it is possible, that if there will be peace in the south of my country for an extended time, the Enemy will agree to withdraw from it, out of knowing that it will not hurt the security of those living close to the border.`
`+Which brings me to the next point: do the members of the Organization, as members of my people, have a solid reason to fight the Enemy? Vengeance alone was never considered a good reason by any reasonable man, and if their desire is to cause you to get out of the security-zone you are now controlling, then their struggle against the Enemy doesn’t seem too effective. Most of the politicians in your country are united in their opinion that it has to be kept as long as the tension goes on, and also most of the military people support this. For all that, it is possible, that if there will be peace in the south of my country for an extended time, the Enemy will agree to withdraw from it, out of knowing that it will not hurt the security of those living close to the border.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-There is the option of withdrawing from the security zone. Yet, this thing doesn't guarantee the cease of the military activity of the Organization at all, and could bring to an escalation because there will be a more realistic danger of harming the lives of citizens who live close to the border. The acceptance of my proposal could solve the problem for you. Still, there isn't a full guarantee that it will not be rejected if the heads of the Organization will find a way to bypass it, and therefore you should not count on it.`
`+There is the option of withdrawing from the security zone. Yet, this thing doesn’t guarantee the cease of the military activity of the Organization at all, and could bring to an escalation because there will be a more realistic danger of harming the lives of citizens who live close to the border. The acceptance of my proposal could solve the problem for you. Still, there isn't a full guarantee that it will not be rejected if the heads of the Organization will find a way to bypass it, and therefore you should not count on it.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-Indeed, it’s very hard to deal with the Organization, which is, in my personal opinion, one of the most interesting organizations of its kind in the current century, if not in the entire history. I don't think I have ever heard about an operational militant organization that so realizes the well-known sentence: 'Give me liberty or give me death'. The only shadow to my admiration, is that in their case they constantly prefer the second alternative.`
`-</p>`
`-`
`-<p>`
`-To sum up, it can be clearly seen that dealing with the Organization, even though it doesn't endanger the very existence and proper functioning of the Enemy's country, is hard and problematic. This evil that is open from the north - no one knows when it will close.`
`+Indeed, it’s very hard to deal with the Organization, which is, in my personal opinion, one of the most interesting organizations of its kind in the current century, if not in the entire history. I don’t think I have ever heard about an operational militant organization that so realizes the well-known sentence: 'Give me liberty or give me death'. The only shadow to my admiration, is that in their case they constantly prefer the second alternative.`
`+</p>`
`+`
`+<p>`
`+To sum up, it can be clearly seen that dealing with the Organization, even though it doesn’t endanger the very existence and proper functioning of the Enemy's country, is hard and problematic. This evil that is open from the north - no one knows when it will close.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"Honestly, I didn't really give it much thought. I'm so talented that I don't have enough talent to choose which one of my talents I should deal with."`
`+"Honestly, I didn't really give it much thought. I'm so talented that I don’t have enough talent to choose which one of my talents I should deal with."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"Excuse me again, but I don't understand which philosophical contribution you are praising at the moment. To praise me is, of course, something that is always desirable, but I also want to know what is praised. I cannot think of any special contribution which I contributed to worldwide philosophy."`
`+"Excuse me again, but I don’t understand which philosophical contribution you are praising at the moment. To praise me is, of course, something that is always desirable, but I also want to know what is praised. I cannot think of any special contribution which I contributed to worldwide philosophy."`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-'A people that is deprived of its right is allowed to use any weapon whatsoever. We don't have a conscience and I hold any weapon I need... I will do anything that will simplify my politics. I am willing to guarantee the safety along all the borders and to sign agreements for non-invasion and to make treaties of friendship with every nation and nation. After all it would be naive to think, that you should not use such measures just because the future status may bring you to break these festive agreements.'`
`-</p>`
`-`
`-<p>`
`-Well, don't you agree that you are saying here that the morality one should act upon is lack of morality?"`
`+'A people that is deprived of its right is allowed to use any weapon whatsoever. We don’t have a conscience and I hold any weapon I need... I will do anything that will simplify my politics. I am willing to guarantee the safety along all the borders and to sign agreements for non-invasion and to make treaties of friendship with every nation and nation. After all it would be naive to think, that you should not use such measures just because the future status may bring you to break these festive agreements.'`
`+</p>`
`+`
`+<p>`
`+Well, don’t you agree that you are saying here that the morality one should act upon is lack of morality?"`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-"Of course! But don't you want to know first the percentage of those who support them?"`
`+"Of course! But don’t you want to know first the percentage of those who support them?"`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-If another person would say all that, then most people would think he was the most selfish and power-hungry person they met. But because of your extraordinary diplomatic talent, I am still convinced you're doing it out of high morality, and for a noble cause! I don't have enough words to describe the deep impression I have from the way you said those things!`
`+If another person would say all that, then most people would think he was the most selfish and power-hungry person they met. But because of your extraordinary diplomatic talent, I am still convinced you're doing it out of high morality, and for a noble cause! I don’t have enough words to describe the deep impression I have from the way you said those things!`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`

` <p>`
` I was originally forwarded an E-mail containing this joke, which was sent by`
` Riaan Klooper to <a href="http://dis.org/faq/">the dc-stuff (DefCon stuff) `
`-mailing list</a>. I don't know if he originated it.`
`+mailing list</a>. I don’t know if he originated it.`
` </p>`
` `
` <h2 id="content">Top 12 things likely to be overheard if you had a Klingon `

# t2/humour/by-others/was-the-death-star-attack-an-inside-job/index.html.wml

` <p class="center">`
` <img src="questions_files/tiecock2.jpg" height="281" width="502" /><br />`
` Onboard Camera shows the lone `
`-rebel in Vader's sights but doesn't pull the `
`+rebel in Vader's sights but doesn’t pull the `
` trigger.<br />`
` &nbsp;<code></code></p>`
` <div class="center">`

# t2/humour/fortunes/index.html.wml

` <a href="http://www.infodrom.org/Infodrom/fortunes/">Infodrom Fortune`
` Cookies</a> - <q>On Infodrom we collect a bunch of fortune cookies which we`
` extract from real live conversation, usenet postings (mail and news) and IRC`
`-channels. We don't believe they are funny, others do. However, some of them may`
`+channels. We don’t believe they are funny, others do. However, some of them may`
` be funny.</q>`
` </li>`
` <li>`

# t2/humour/fortunes/shlomif-fav.html.wml

` `
` <p>`
` These are amusing or insightful fortunes I collected from various sources.`
`-Most of them don't appear elsewhere.`
`+Most of them don’t appear elsewhere.`
` </p>`
` `
` <toc_div head_tag="h3" />`

# t2/humour/human-hacking/index.html.wml

` `
` <li>`
` <a href="human-hacking-field-guide-v2.pdf">Adobe PDF</a> (intended as a `
`-self-contained document - please don't print it.).`
`+self-contained document - please don’t print it.).`
` </li>`
` `
` <li>`

` `
` <blockquote>`
` <p>`
`-I don't like the change myself. I'm bright enough to figure out that anything less than 100% pass is bad when developing. `
`+I don’t like the change myself. I'm bright enough to figure out that anything less than 100% pass is bad when developing. `
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` When using other peoples test suites seeing, for example, 99% ok tells me`
` something very different from seeing 3% ok. For me the difference between`
`-"nearly there apart form this bit of functionality that I don't care about" and`
`+"nearly there apart form this bit of functionality that I don’t care about" and`
` "completely f**ked" is useful. Yes I can figure it out from the test/pass`
` numbers - but the percentage gives me a handy overview. Math is hard! :-)`
` </p>`

` <p>`
` Joel Spolsky is an experienced information technology worker who maintains`
` a site in which he expresses his bold opinions regarding software`
`-management and its distribution. I don't agree with everything he says`
`+management and its distribution. I don’t agree with everything he says`
` there, but some of his articles are very enlightening. He also has a very`
` funny and amusing style of writing and look on life.`
` </p>`
` </li>`
` <li>`
` <a href="http://www.angryflower.com/">Bob the Angry Flower</a> - Jokes`
`-about Science, Philosophy, Fiction, etc. I don't always understand`
`+about Science, Philosophy, Fiction, etc. I don’t always understand`
` the punchline.`
` </li>`
` <li>`
` `
` <li>`
` <a href="http://www.asofterworld.com/">"A Softer World"</a> - containing`
`-related photos, with typewriter-style words indicating funny thoughts. I don't always`
`+related photos, with typewriter-style words indicating funny thoughts. I don’t always`
` get it, but when I do, it’s pretty nice.`
` </li>`
` `
` </li>`
` <li>`
` <a href="http://www.sandmonkey.org/2006/12/14/islamic-pick-up-lines/">Islamic`
`-Pick-up Lines</a> - some are amusing and some I don't understand yet.`
`+Pick-up Lines</a> - some are amusing and some I don’t understand yet.`
` </li>`
` <li>`
` <a href="http://www.chucknorrisfacts.com/">Chuck Norris Facts</a> - many`
` <li>`
` <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=63ymR74im40">The Lamas' Millionaire`
` Quiz (with English sub-titles)</a> - The Lamas (Dutch for "Llamas") is the`
`-Dutch version of "Whose Line is it Anyways?". I don't speak Dutch,`
`+Dutch version of "Whose Line is it Anyways?". I don’t speak Dutch,`
` but it’s very funny. (Thanks to <a href="http://dazjorz.com/">Dazjorz</a>.)`
` </li>`
` `

# t2/me/contact-me/index.html.wml

` <dt>Yahoo</dt>`
` <dd><url_body_link href="http://profiles.yahoo.com/shlomif2" /></dd>`
` <dt>GMail</dt>`
`-<dd>(<b>Note:</b> don't E-mail me there instead of <a href="mailto:<main_email />">my regular E-mail</a>!) <mailto_link_to_self email="shlomif@gmail.com" /></dd>`
`+<dd>(<b>Note:</b> don’t E-mail me there instead of <a href="mailto:<main_email />">my regular E-mail</a>!) <mailto_link_to_self email="shlomif@gmail.com" /></dd>`
` <dt>Flickr</dt>`
` <dd><url_body_link href="http://www.flickr.com/photos/shlomif/" /></dd>`
` <dt>Frappr</dt>`

# t2/me/favorites/index.html.wml

` `
` <p>`
` A show about biblical times without too much realism to it and lots of insights`
`-from the future. This thing is so funny from an Israeli POV, but I don't know`
`+from the future. This thing is so funny from an Israeli POV, but I don’t know`
` how much foreign people will understand it. I think it’s even funnier than`
` Friends, because it applies to me as an Israeli.`
` </p>`

` `
` <latemp_subject "Advogato - The first blurb on my user-page." />`
` `
`-<p> I am an open-source user and developer, but don't really have`
`+<p> I am an open-source user and developer, but don’t really have`
` anything against commercial software, if written and maintained well. I`
` am an active member of the <a href="http://www.iglu.org.il/">Israeli Group`
` of Linux Users</a>, the <a href="http://www.haifux.org/">Haifa Linux`

# t2/me/intros/writers/index.html.wml

` Right now, I'm looking for a good job. I was able to earn some money by writing`
` articles for O'Reilly Net and other gigs like that. But a steady source of`
` income would be even nicer. My ideal job is interesting, with good and`
`-supportive co-workers, and naturally such that doesn't require me to overwork.`
`-Too many IT workers work way too long, and it doesn't increase their`
`+supportive co-workers, and naturally such that doesn’t require me to overwork.`
`+Too many IT workers work way too long, and it doesn’t increase their`
` productivity by one ounce. In fact, several software management systems, like`
` Extreme Programming or Peopleware, explicitly state that one should maintain a`
` 40-hours week.`
` two-part episode of the T.V. show "Friends". This is probably my funniest`
` piece yet. The combination of the Fountainhead, which is an excellent book,`
` that takes itself very seriously, and Friends, which is an excellent show,`
`-that doesn't, as well as my crazy imagination, led to some very nice gags.`
`+that doesn’t, as well as my crazy imagination, led to some very nice gags.`
` </p>`
` `
` `
` nostalgic about DOS and BASIC, and sometimes get the feeling that young people`
` today who grow up on using such great systems as Linux, Mac OS X, and to a`
` lesser extent the NT-line of MS-Windows systems, haven't suffered enough, and`
`-don't really appreciate the power and stability of their systems.`
`+don’t really appreciate the power and stability of their systems.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`     href="http://www.iglu.org.il/">http://www.iglu.org.il/</a>). I'm writing my`
` HTML directly with the help of Website Meta Language (<a`
`     href="http://thewml.org/">http://thewml.org/</a>) or other frameworks that`
`-don't generate incredibly bloated code. I don't like WYSIWYG editors much, and`
`+don’t generate incredibly bloated code. I don’t like WYSIWYG editors much, and`
` since I like Linux where they aren't always available, I tend to not be able to`
`-use them anyhow, and I certainly don't miss them much. `
`+use them anyhow, and I certainly don’t miss them much. `
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` The HTML I produce by hand is clean, standards compliant, and can be viewed by `
` all modern browsers. OTOH, I wish I had a nickel anytime an overbloated site`
`-misbehaved in browsers except MSIE (or even in MSIE). It doesn't happen with`
`+misbehaved in browsers except MSIE (or even in MSIE). It doesn’t happen with`
` my sites or with big international sites, whose back-end writers are much more`
` clueful than to use automatic graphical front-ends and generators to generate`
` them.`
` `
` <p>`
` I have a solution in my mind to remedy it and reverse this unfortunate trend,`
`-but I will need some perpetual financial income to embark on it, which I don't `
`+but I will need some perpetual financial income to embark on it, which I don’t `
` have now.`
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <p>`
` I like to bike, take walks in my neighbourhood and hike. I also like to swim, `
`-albeit I don't have too much discipline when I'm in the swimming pool. I used`
`+albeit I don’t have too much discipline when I'm in the swimming pool. I used`
` to hit the gym quite often for weight-training, but no longer have a `
` subscription.`
` </p>`
` too, have my share of it, but try to minimize it as time goes by. The second`
` thing I hate the most is probably cruelty. I encountered some instances where`
` some people were just cruel to me or to other people, and it is very`
`-irritating. I hope I don't seem cruel to anyone else, because I have to `
`+irritating. I hope I don’t seem cruel to anyone else, because I have to `
` practice what I preach. (I was sometimes mocked, but it’s not really cruelty,`
` and I'm perfectly OK with it).`
` </p>`

# t2/meta/FAQ/index.html.wml

` `
` <p>`
` This document is a list of questions and answers to common questions I have`
`-been asked or have found myself answering or telling about. I don't mind being `
`+been asked or have found myself answering or telling about. I don’t mind being `
` asked the same question more than once (even by the same person) because I `
` still enjoy answering it. (See also `
` <a href="http://wilwheaton.net/faq.php">what Wil Wheaton says about it at the `
` <p>`
` No, I did not. I'm exempt from service, due to the various `
` <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clinical_depression">depressions</a>`
`-I got into during High School. Please don't accuse me of being a "Mishtamet" `
`+I got into during High School. Please don’t accuse me of being a "Mishtamet" `
` ("משתמט"), who is a person who purposely avoided a military service, while`
` being fully capable of it. That's not the case for me, as back in the time,`
` I wanted to join the army.`
` One person, who sent me a lot of emails like that, and whom I talked to about `
` it on IM and told him how I felt, claimed that he sent such emails when what`
` he had to say was not well-thought enough. Well, my reply now is that if you`
`-want to send me a non-well-thought email - don't. Please respect me enough`
`-to make sure it is a mature idea or else don't send it at all.`
`+want to send me a non-well-thought email - don’t. Please respect me enough`
`+to make sure it is a mature idea or else don’t send it at all.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` `
` <li>`
` <p>`
`-Please don't send me a <b>"Can you teach me how to become a hacker?"</b>`
`+Please don’t send me a <b>"Can you teach me how to become a hacker?"</b>`
` emails. See my`
` <a href="\$(ROOT)/philosophy/philosophy/advice-for-the-young/">"Advice for the`
` Young"</a> essay instead. If you're living in Tel Aviv and vicinity and are`
` `
` <li>`
` <p>`
`-Please don't send me emails, trying to interest me in contributing to an`
`+Please don’t send me emails, trying to interest me in contributing to an`
` open-source project <b>for free</b>, a pro-bono commission, or anything else`
`-that doesn't involve payment. I follow my own interests and`
`-<a href="http://shlomif.livejournal.com/39551.html?thread=32127#t32127">don't`
`+that doesn’t involve payment. I follow my own interests and`
`+<a href="http://shlomif.livejournal.com/39551.html?thread=32127#t32127">don’t`
` work for free</a>.`
` </p>`
` <p>`
` `
` <li>`
` <p>`
`-Please don't send me emails with <b>technical questions</b> about open source`
`+Please don’t send me emails with <b>technical questions</b> about open source`
` projects. These better belong in an IRC channel, in your local Linux User`
` Group mailing list or web forum, in the local Perl mongers mailing list, and`
` so forth. An exception may be projects that I personally created or maintain.`
` <h3 id="diet">What can you tell about your diet?</h3>`
` `
` <p>`
`-I don't drink alcoholic beverages, don't consume caffeinated beverages, don't `
`-smoke, don't do drugs, and try to avoid consuming sugary foods. I find that `
`-this way I'm less tired, more energetic, and less moody. I don't need such `
`+I don’t drink alcoholic beverages, don’t consume caffeinated beverages, don’t `
`+smoke, don’t do drugs, and try to avoid consuming sugary foods. I find that `
`+this way I'm less tired, more energetic, and less moody. I don’t need such `
` negative bio-physical aphrodisiacs to be happy, and neither do you.`
` </p>`
` `
` dependent on it and cannot function without their`
` morning/mid-morning/midday/etc. coffee. On the other hand, I'm energetic`
` from the time I wake up until I go to sleep. As for alcohol, it has negative `
`-short-term and long-term effects. And I also don't want to become drunk `
`+short-term and long-term effects. And I also don’t want to become drunk `
` because it will cause me to lose control of myself, and do silly things and`
` say silly stuff.`
` </p>`
` Emperor's New Groove</a>, which is otherwise highly recommended.`
` </p>`
` `
`-<h3 id="obscure_email_addr">Why don't you obscure/hide your email address?`
`+<h3 id="obscure_email_addr">Why don’t you obscure/hide your email address?`
` People can spam you.</h3>`
` `
` <p>`
` `
` <p>`
` All of that put aside, I think that having a convenient "mailto:" link`
`-is recommended because people don't need to go through inconvenient`
`+is recommended because people don’t need to go through inconvenient`
` hoops to send you an email. I love receiving (good) email about my site,`
` and I'd rather not throw the baby along with the water, just because spammers`
` may have an easier time harvesting (my already public) email address.`
` <p>`
` I'm using the term "girl" for lack of a better term for "a female guy". I was`
` told that some feminazis consider it derogatory, but until a better word`
`-emerges, that's what I'm going to use. (And I don't find it particularly`
`+emerges, that's what I'm going to use. (And I don’t find it particularly`
` derogatory). For the record, Ben Franklin`
` <a href="http://www.quotedb.com/quotes/466">used this term as well</a> back`
` in the 1700's or 1800's.`

` <p>`
` It's hard for me to assign a permissive copyrights term (like one of`
` <a href="http://www.creativecommons.org/">Creative Commons</a> licences),`
`-to my entire site. The reason is that I don't wish it to be`
`+to my entire site. The reason is that I don’t wish it to be`
` abused in any way as a whole.  `
` </p>`
` `

# t2/meta/donate/index.html.wml

` lot of time for maintenance. While working on such endeavours gives me a `
` lot of pleasure, I still would like to see some financial benefit. That's why `
` I decided to ask for donations using PayPal. <b>So if what I created has `
`-benefited you in some way, please consider donating</b>. If you don't want`
`+benefited you in some way, please consider donating</b>. If you don’t want`
` to make a direct monetary donation, you can also `
` <a href="<amazon_wishlist_link />" rel="amazon wishlist">purchase`
` items out of my <b>Amazon.com wishlist</b></a>.`
` </ol>`
` `
` <p>`
`-So, don't delay - donate today!`
`+So, don’t delay - donate today!`
` </p>`
` `
` <paypal_donate_code type="nolink" />`

# t2/meta/how-to-help/index.html.wml

` <li>`
` <p>`
` <b>Link to its Pages</b>. Mention it on your blog or on mailing lists, on `
`-wikis, as blog comments, mention it to your friends, etc. Please don't spam `
`+wikis, as blog comments, mention it to your friends, etc. Please don’t spam `
` - link to it where appropriate.`
` </p>`
` <p>`
` <p>`
` <b>Donate some money</b> - lastly, you should consider`
` <a href="../donate/">making a monetary PayPal donation or fulfilling part of`
`-my Amazon.com wishlist</a>. I won't hold it against you if you don't, but I`
`+my Amazon.com wishlist</a>. I won't hold it against you if you don’t, but I`
` would appreciate it if you do.`
` </p>`
` </li>`

` <latemp_subject "Linking Policy of Shlomi Fish's Homesite" />`
` `
` <p>`
`-I don't believe that restricting linking to any site is ethical, moral or`
`-holds water. I also don't want people not to link to the pages I create. To`
`+I don’t believe that restricting linking to any site is ethical, moral or`
`+holds water. I also don’t want people not to link to the pages I create. To`
` further this cause, the linking policy of my homesite is the same as `
` <a href="http://www.boingboing.net/2004/10/04/boing_boing_has_a_li.html">Boing `
` Boing's linking policy</a>, which basically says you can link there if your`

# t2/no-ie/index.html.wml

`     <b>MSIE is not standards compliant while other browsers are</b> - in `
`     fact, a prominent Microsoft engineer said standards-compliance is not`
`     a high priority for the MSIE team. Since I design according to web`
`-    standards, I don't want the new Netscape Navigator 4 to be in my way. `
`+    standards, I don’t want the new Netscape Navigator 4 to be in my way. `
`     </li>`
`     <li>`
`     <b>MSIE is not going to be maintained independently</b> - the only `
` So expect to see more and more non-MSIE-compatible embellishments on my`
` sites, or otherwise pages that were not tested there. Please use a different`
` browser to browse my sites, trust me - you'll like it. Theoretically, these`
`-pages should have looked OK, but if they don't - blame Microsoft not me.`
`+pages should have looked OK, but if they don’t - blame Microsoft not me.`
` </p>`
` `
` <h2 id="the-links">Links</h2>`

# t2/open-source/anti/apple/index.html.wml

` <p>`
` Some years ago, I talked with my friend and partner for Technion projects`
` about the computer world. I asked him if he thinks Mac OS X is better than`
`-Windows and he told me that he'd rather not try it because he doesn't trust`
`+Windows and he told me that he'd rather not try it because he doesn’t trust`
` Apple. Since then I noticed more and more abuses from Apple and things they've`
` been doing wrong. The Apple community is full of hubris, believes Mac OS to`
` be superior and cannot see the abuses from their parent company.`
` <li>`
` <a href="http://it.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/12/16/0055211">A Little`
` .Mac Security Flaw</a> - Apple deletes posts regarding a serious security`
`-flaw and doesn't answer requests to get them done.`
`+flaw and doesn’t answer requests to get them done.`
` </li>`
` <li>`
` <a href="http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=07/12/24/0131228">"Should `
` Apple Give Back Replaced Disks?"</a> - Apple replaces a failed disk for a `
`-customer for a pay, and then doesn't give back the original, risking`
`+customer for a pay, and then doesn’t give back the original, risking`
` data theft.`
` </li>`
` <li>`

# t2/open-source/anti/autohell/index.html.wml

` `
` <li>`
` <p>`
`-Compilation is much faster with CMake because it doesn't use GNU's thousands'`
`+Compilation is much faster with CMake because it doesn’t use GNU's thousands'`
` lines long libtool shell script, which incurs a lot of overhead. `
` </p>`
` </li>`

# t2/open-source/bits-and-bobs/greasemonkey/grease.html.wml

` Title Generator</a></h2>`
` `
` <p>`
`-This script is intended for a specialised purpose, and doesn't add to the`
`+This script is intended for a specialised purpose, and doesn’t add to the`
` user experience, so I didn't put it on userscripts.org. What this script does`
` is generate an entry with basic information that can be used for my `
` MediaWiki-based transcription of the `

# t2/open-source/nostalgia/index.html.wml

` I found a zip file lying around on the hard disk, containing some code I wrote `
` back in my DOS days for Turbo C++. It can be downloaded from `
` <a href="progs/">this directory</a>. The licence for all this code is `
`-MIT X11 licence, but I don't think it’s worth much, because it’s 16-bit and`
`+MIT X11 licence, but I don’t think it’s worth much, because it’s 16-bit and`
` may only run on DOS, and there are probably much superior alternatives`
` <a href="http://freshmeat.net/">available somewhere</a>.`
` </p>`

# t2/open-source/projects/Spark/mission/index.html.wml

` `
` <li>`
` <a href="Spark-Pre-Birth-of-a-Modern-Lisp.pdf">PDF (Adobe Acrobat)</a> -`
`-please don't print, though.`
`+please don’t print, though.`
` </li>`
` `
` <li>`

# t2/open-source/projects/conf/vim/index.html.wml

` I've began maintaining my Vim configuration using version control, and you`
` can find it in `
` <a href="https://svn@shlomifish.org:123456@seed1.projectlocker.com/shlomif/svn/shlomif-computer-settings/trunk/shlomif-settings/vim-conf/">its `
`-Subversion repository</a> (if it doesn't work try <a href="https://seed1.projectlocker.com/shlomif/svn/shlomif-computer-settings/trunk/shlomif-settings/vim-conf/">this address</a> with the username of <tt>svn@shlomifish.org</tt> and the`
`+Subversion repository</a> (if it doesn’t work try <a href="https://seed1.projectlocker.com/shlomif/svn/shlomif-computer-settings/trunk/shlomif-settings/vim-conf/">this address</a> with the username of <tt>svn@shlomifish.org</tt> and the`
` password <tt>123456</tt>.)`
` </p>`
` `

# t2/philosophy/books-recommends/old-index.html.wml

` </dt>`
` <dd>`
` <p>`
`-This is a great book about how the fact that people don't understand`
`-Mathematics or don't apply it well leads to various side-effects, such as`
`+This is a great book about how the fact that people don’t understand`
`+Mathematics or don’t apply it well leads to various side-effects, such as`
` believing in superstition, irrational fears, or mis-approximations.`
` </p>`
` </dd>`
` I've ever read.`
` </p>`
` <p>`
`-Note that programmers who don't know how to program Perl at all yet, cannot use it `
`+Note that programmers who don’t know how to program Perl at all yet, cannot use it `
` in order to learn the language. Instead, it is`
` recommended, that they first learn Perl and only then read "Programming Perl".`
` </p>`

# t2/philosophy/computers/education/opinion-on-the-technion/index.html.wml

` <h3 id="intro">Introduction</h3>`
` `
` <p>`
`-We've discussed the Technion before on Hackers-IL and I don't see why we`
`-should not again. Here is my up-to-date impression from it. I don't know`
`+We've discussed the Technion before on Hackers-IL and I don’t see why we`
`+should not again. Here is my up-to-date impression from it. I don’t know`
` how much it applies to other universities.`
` </p>`
` `
` The lecturers seem to know what they are teaching well. Whether they are`
` able to convey it well, varies from lecturer to lecturer (and in large`
` part from student to student). As for conveying it in an interesting`
`-manner - that's probably even rarer, but still at an OK level. I don't`
`+manner - that's probably even rarer, but still at an OK level. I don’t`
` think other universities differ much in this respect.`
` </p>`
` `
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-I don't think a university should be concerned with that, because there are `
`+I don’t think a university should be concerned with that, because there are `
` many ways to cheat, and the time of the graders is precious.`
` </p>`
` </li>`
` <p>`
` By all means, tests should be easy in`
` comparison to the handed-in assignments, so those who have learned well`
`-throughout the semester will score highly (while those who don't won't`
`+throughout the semester will score highly (while those who don’t won't`
` succeed too much). `
` courses. `
` </p>`
` was very knowledgable in. That way, I can pass the test even if the test is out`
` of proprtion to the material that was conveyed. It is sad that the Technion`
` causes people to take this path, as obviously one of the objectives of the`
`-higher education is to teach people things they don't know. `
`+higher education is to teach people things they don’t know. `
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-I don't believe I would have able to study the more Electrical`
`-Engineering-parts of my study, on my own. This is one reason that I don't`
`+I don’t believe I would have able to study the more Electrical`
`+Engineering-parts of my study, on my own. This is one reason that I don’t`
` regret having studied Electrical Engineering, instead of Computer Science,`
` which I'm almost certain would have been easier for me as I am a`
` programmer by trade and an able mathematician. I have a knack for computer`
`-science, while I don't for many of the less mathematical or less CS-ish`
`+science, while I don’t for many of the less mathematical or less CS-ish`
` courses I've had to learn.`
` </p>`
` `
` too well. Maybe I just hate to spent my entire timeframe on studies and`
` also like to have other interests like working on`
` <a href="\$(ROOT)/open-source/">open source projects</a>, or`
`-corresponding with my friends. But I don't think there's anything wrong`
`+corresponding with my friends. But I don’t think there's anything wrong`
` with any of these two facts, and it’s a shame the Technion could not have`
` made it easier on me. If I could study hard the entire semester and then`
` be sure I will score high on my tests, it would have made the work`
` Let's face it: many university graduates write damn right hideous code.`
` And many of them are honour students. Also, many people with very little`
` qualifications can write very good code and have a very good output. I`
`-don't think people with diplomas necessarily make better engineers, or`
`+don’t think people with diplomas necessarily make better engineers, or`
` better team-heads, or better managers.`
` </p>`
` `
` `
` <p>`
` A person can get a good mastery of computer science from online`
`-resources and books alone. But unfortunately workplaces don't seem to`
`+resources and books alone. But unfortunately workplaces don’t seem to`
` share this view from some reason, which is unfortunate, as they are losing`
` a great deal of good candidates. (and accepting some very bad ones).`
` </p>`
` <h3 id="whether_to_study">8. Should I study or not? And what?</h3>`
` `
` <p>`
`-I don't regret studying Electrical Engineering instead of Computer Science.`
`+I don’t regret studying Electrical Engineering instead of Computer Science.`
` Yes, it was harder for me, and took longer, and was more frustrating, and my`
` grade as a CS student was probably much lower. However, I learned more than I`
` could in CS, and it was more challenging. I preferred to be a tail of the lions`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-Furthermore, even when studying, <b>don't dedicate your life to studies</b>,`
`+Furthermore, even when studying, <b>don’t dedicate your life to studies</b>,`
` make sure to <b>expand your horizons</b> in other matters. People who dedicate`
` their life to studies are closed-minded. By all means, you should follow`
` current trends; contribute open-source software; "blog" - maintain a weblog, a`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-Finally, don't expect the university to make you a good programmer - it won't. `
`-Don't even expect it to teach you programming, if you don't already know it.`
`+Finally, don’t expect the university to make you a good programmer - it won't. `
`+Don't even expect it to teach you programming, if you don’t already know it.`
` If you want to become a better programmer `
` <a href="\$(ROOT)/philosophy/philosophy/advice-for-the-young/">read my "Advice for the Young"</a> essay, and also see `
` <a href="\$(ROOT)/philosophy/philosophy/advice-for-the-young/#other_sources">the `

# t2/philosophy/computers/high-quality-software/index.html.wml

` `
` <p>`
` There's now <a href="rev2/">a second revision to this article</a>,`
`-with many corrections and additions, which is more recommended. Please don't`
`+with many corrections and additions, which is more recommended. Please don’t`
` report any problems with the first revision.`
` </p>`
` `

# t2/philosophy/computers/high-quality-software/rev2/index.html.wml

` `
` <ul>`
` <li>`
`-<a href="what-makes-software-high-quality-rev2.pdf">Acrobat Reader (PDF) Format</a> (You are allowed to print it, but please don't.)`
`+<a href="what-makes-software-high-quality-rev2.pdf">Acrobat Reader (PDF) Format</a> (You are allowed to print it, but please don’t.)`
` </li>`
` <li>`
` <a href="what-makes-software-high-quality-rev2.xml">Original DocBook/XML</a>.`

# t2/philosophy/computers/open-source/foss-licences-wars/index.html.wml

` `
` <ul>`
` <li>`
`-<a href="foss-licences-wars.pdf">Acrobat Reader (PDF) Format</a> (You are allowed to print it, but please don't.)`
`+<a href="foss-licences-wars.pdf">Acrobat Reader (PDF) Format</a> (You are allowed to print it, but please don’t.)`
` </li>`
` <li>`
` <a href="foss-licences-wars.xml">Original DocBook/XML</a>.`

# t2/philosophy/computers/open-source/foss-licences-wars/supp1/index.html.wml

` bought me Turbo C++, which I used for somewhat more "serious" stuff than BASIC`
` (though I still used QBasic). Back then I wrote two libraries-of-sorts - called`
` CCalc (for various mathematical routines) and CSee (for graphics) which I`
`-intended to distribute as shareware. I don't recall if I wanted to include the`
`+intended to distribute as shareware. I don’t recall if I wanted to include the`
` source.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` So why am I still sticking with the MIT/X11? The main reason I think is that `
` as an open-source programmer, I'm not interested in worrying about how people `
`-abuse my code. I don't like Apple, and am not fond of many Microsoft products. `
`+abuse my code. I don’t like Apple, and am not fond of many Microsoft products. `
` But I'm not interested to prevent Apple or Microsoft or any other developer of `
` commercial and/or proprietary software for Windows or Mac OS X or the iPhone `
` or whatever from using my code in their projects. In fact, I would prefer them `
` making my code GPLed may also make it inappropriate for reuse by some `
` developers of BSD software, for inclusion into the core BSD distributions, `
` for some developers of non-GPL-compatible-but-still-open-source software, etc. `
`-I don't want that - I want my code to be of the maximal use possible.`
`+I don’t want that - I want my code to be of the maximal use possible.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-Back to the topic: I don't want to be bothered about legal issues with my`
`+Back to the topic: I don’t want to be bothered about legal issues with my`
` software. If you want to use my code - use it. "Drive safely, the keys are`
` inside.". If you encounter any technical problems with the code (bugs,`
` documentation issues, etc.) then I'd be interested to hear about them, because`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-To sum it up here, I don't see why contributing to one's neighbour (or the `
`+To sum it up here, I don’t see why contributing to one's neighbour (or the `
` public at large), willingly and on one's free time (which may be called`
` "donation", "philantropism" or even "altruism") and for a non-harmful cause `
` can be considered as being a "sucker". Everybody is able to use GPLed software `
` of various originators too free-of-charge or put it into good use in many legal `
`-and legitimate ways and yet you don't hear that often that people who develop `
`+and legitimate ways and yet you don’t hear that often that people who develop `
` GPLed software are "suckers".`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-I don't see myself as a sucker just by allowing people (whether individuals, `
`+I don’t see myself as a sucker just by allowing people (whether individuals, `
` corporations, governments or any other organisations) to use my software in `
`-non-free contexts, and don't think anyone should say that the GPL is the `
`-"don't-be-a-sucker" licence because BSD-style licences are by implications `
`-"be-a-sucker" licence. I hate selfishness. (And I don't mean "rational self-`
`+non-free contexts, and don’t think anyone should say that the GPL is the `
`+"don’t-be-a-sucker" licence because BSD-style licences are by implications `
`+"be-a-sucker" licence. I hate selfishness. (And I don’t mean "rational self-`
` growth" or acting-out-of-one's-own-best-self-interest, which is what Ayn Rand `
` meant in the book <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Virtue_of_Selfishness">"The Virtue of Selfishness"</a> - I discuss it in the link `
` briefly).`
` `
` <li>`
` A <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Post_hoc_ergo_propter_hoc">post-hoc `
`-fallacy</a> - just because Linux is more successful than the BSDs, doesn't`
`+fallacy</a> - just because Linux is more successful than the BSDs, doesn’t`
` mean that the licence was the main reason for it, or the only reason.`
` </li>`
` `

# t2/philosophy/computers/open-source/gpl-bsd-and-suckerism/index.html.wml

` distributing code based on these changes. Why? If I wrote a library or a`
` module, then it is possible that I'll want that it people will make the `
` largest possible use of it. That's because when I wrote the library, I meant to`
`-solve a certain problem and I don't have interest that people will write their`
`+solve a certain problem and I don’t have interest that people will write their`
` own code that solves this problem times and again, only because they desire or`
` need to distribute it as part of a non-open-source software.`
` </p>`
` possible that they want people to integrate and modify this code. Perhaps`
` because they want it to be part of an embedded software. Perhaps they want to`
` have proprietary derived products that they can draw ideas and inspiration`
`-from. And perhaps they (and I included) just don't want to worry what possible`
`+from. And perhaps they (and I included) just don’t want to worry what possible`
` illegal use people make of their code. If you release a code under the Public`
` Domain, then there's a very small chance that someone will violate its licence.`
` If you release it under the GPL, then <a `
` href="http://gpl-violations.org/">there can be</a>. I have enough worries as`
`-it is, and I don't need more worries of what "malicious" use people are doing`
`+it is, and I don’t need more worries of what "malicious" use people are doing`
` with my software. (Not to mention that I feel good if something like that`
` happens because imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.).  `
` </p>`

# t2/philosophy/computers/open-source/how-to-start-contributing/index.html.wml

` `
` <p>`
` After you've read all that, you should learn enough programming to prove`
`-yourself useful, in case you don't already (see `
`+yourself useful, in case you don’t already (see `
` <a href="http://perl-begin.org/">the Perl Beginners'`
` Site</a> or search for`
` <a href="https://duckduckgo.com/?q=online%20python%20book">an `

# t2/philosophy/computers/open-source/linus-torvalds-bus-factor/index.html.wml

` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-Note that you don't have to depend on Linus or whoever to do this. You can`
`+Note that you don’t have to depend on Linus or whoever to do this. You can`
` simply take the initiative and give commits to your own repository to people`
` who trust. You can call it a subversive (pardon the pun with svn) movement.`
`-Linus may disapprove but since Linux is open source, you don't need to ask`
`+Linus may disapprove but since Linux is open source, you don’t need to ask`
` him. If Linus wishes he can eventually pull the relevant changes from the`
` multi-commit repository.`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
` Linus *can* resign willingly, which may be even more desirable. However, the`
`-Linux kernel is a FOSS project after all, and if you don't like something, you`
`+Linux kernel is a FOSS project after all, and if you don’t like something, you`
` can always fork it, or at least create your own branch, patchset, etc. in the`
` version control repository.`
` </p>`

# t2/philosophy/computers/perl/joy-of-perl/joy-of-perl.html.wml

` and paradigms of the language, and also now know better how to search for`
` something in CPAN (and even, gasp, how to use the`
` <a href="http://search.cpan.org/dist/CPAN/">CPAN.pm module</a> to`
`-automatically install things) so I don't re-invent too many wheels as before.`
`+automatically install things) so I don’t re-invent too many wheels as before.`
` </p>`
` `
` `
`     <p>`
` And you can leave Object Oriented Programming out of it. Furthermore, while`
` you can use closures; map, grep, sort and friends; objects and inheritance;`
`-modules, etc. you are not forced to use them if you don't want to or don't`
`+modules, etc. you are not forced to use them if you don’t want to or don’t`
` know how. Perl is a language that grows with you, and does not force you`
` to learn all of it in a day.`
` </p>`
` Now, most of the speeches given in class were quite mechanical: "First of`
` all... moreover... furthermore... to sum up,". I, however, assumed the role`
` of President Roosevelt after the Pearl Harbor attack, and wrote a nice speech`
`-in which I don't think I've used any of these key-words once. (I also`
`+in which I don’t think I've used any of these key-words once. (I also`
` volunteered to give the speech first and so was able to read it from the`
` paper). It ended up being the Teacher's favourite, and won third place.`
` (because two of the other speeches were funny, but in my humble`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-I don't know how much we were able to introduce more people to using Perl in`
`+I don’t know how much we were able to introduce more people to using Perl in`
` Israel, but we certainly have a lot of fun learning new things from each`
` other.`
` </p>`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-I don't regret specializing in UNIX and Perl. One constantly hear about`
`+I don’t regret specializing in UNIX and Perl. One constantly hear about`
` all those over-hyped technologies: the Java world on one end and the`
` Windows and .NET on the other. Don't get me started for my opinion of`
`-Windows - I don't work on it, except if I don't have a choice. Java is`
`+Windows - I don’t work on it, except if I don’t have a choice. Java is`
` a nice language, but shivers in comparison to Perl. .NET seems like something`
` a bit better than Java, but still closer to it than Perl. I'll take the time`
` to learn it, if and when I need to. (its promises of cross-language`
` <p>`
` I'm not sure if I qualify as one of the brightest Perl programmers (after all,`
` the baker cannot testify for his dough). But I know a few very bright Perl`
`-programmers who avoid Python like the plague. And I don't see prominent Perl`
`+programmers who avoid Python like the plague. And I don’t see prominent Perl`
` figures like Larry Wall, Tom Christiansen, Randal L. Schwartz, Damian Conway, `
` Mark Jason Dominus, etc. converting to Python. (even though I'm pretty sure`
` they know it well). I think this trend is an indication of a fact: Perl is not`
` for everybody. All the qualities I described can sometimes lure people away`
` from it into the beauty of the much different Python. And that's good, because,`
`-I don't think one language can actually be suitable for everybody, and I'd`
`+I don’t think one language can actually be suitable for everybody, and I'd`
` rather have co-programmers who _love_ the languages they program in. (and for`
` the record, I read something by someone who claimed Java was much better than`
` either Perl, Python or Tcl, so you can't tell)`
` </p>`
` `
` <p>`
`-So, I don't think we should feel intimidated by Python any time now. Not anymore`
`+So, I don’t think we should feel intimidated by Python any time now. Not anymore`
` than cats should be intimidated by dogs for people's affection. (I'm not trying`
` to make a generalization between the two divisions - there isn't any).`
` </p>`

# t2/philosophy/computers/software-management/perfect-workplace/v2/content.html.wml

` `
` <ul>`
` <li>`
`-<a href="perfect-it-workplace-v2.pdf">Acrobat Reader (PDF) Format</a> (You are allowed to print it, but please don't.)`
`+<a href="perfect-it-workplace-v2.pdf">Acrobat Reader (PDF) Format</a> (You are allowed to print it, but please don’t.)`
` </li>`
` <li>`
` <a href="perfect-it-workplace-v2.xml">Original DocBook/XML</a>.`

# t2/philosophy/computers/web/choice-of-docs-formats/index.html.wml

` Write it in POD?`
` </p>`
` <p>`
`-I'm not aware of any POD based Wikis, but it doesn't seem like it would`
`+I'm not aware of any POD based Wikis, but it doesn’t seem like it would`
` be hard to merge the two approaches, with a "traditional" web-facing`
` wiki front-end that stores things as a POD-like syntax on the back.`
` </p>`
` </li>`
` `
` <li>`
`-Conversion of LaTeX to DocBook or HTML often doesn't work quite well. `
`+Conversion of LaTeX to DocBook or HTML often doesn’t work quite well. `
` Often, the tools are outdated and generate old or invalid HTML, and often `
` they break on more than complex LaTeX. TeX and LaTeX are Turing-complete, and `
` the syntax is incredibly problematic.`

# t2/philosophy/computers/web/create-a-great-personal-homesite/index.html.wml

` `
` <p>`
` Here is a list of items you can put on your web-site in its early incarnations`
`-if you don't have any good ideas of your own:`
`+if you don’t have any good ideas of your own:`
` </p>`
` `
` <ol>`
` `
` <p>`
` Alternatively, if you want to have a server-side generated web-site you need`
`-to make sure it doesn't have SQL injection attacks, Cross-Site Scripting (or`
`+to make sure it doesn’t have SQL injection attacks, Cross-Site Scripting (or`
` HTML injection or XSS) attacks, privilege escalation, comment or wiki spam`
` (see <a href="http://googleblog.blogspot.com/2005/01/preventing-comment-spam.html">the`
` rel="nofollow" attribute</a> for instance), or any other security problem. `
` `
` <p>`
` Visitors who frequent the site would probably like to know what has changed`
`-in the site since their last visit. Unfortunately, many web-sites don't have`
`+in the site since their last visit. Unfortunately, many web-sites don’t have`
` an accessible feed of news items. Generally, the front page of the site`
` should display the most recent news, with all the old news items archived`
` somewhere for posterity.`
` <p>`
` <b>Write the Code</b> - now comes the fun part: write the markup. You can`
` start from a very minimal site, and gradually expand it, and, if necessary,`
`-clean it up. Don't worry if you don't have enough content at first - you can`
`+clean it up. Don't worry if you don’t have enough content at first - you can`
` always add more later, and you can refer to <a href="#great_content">my earlier`
` ideas for content you can always put on your site</a>.`
` </p>`
` The purpose of this section is to review some prominent home sites which I'm`
` familiar with, and see what their originators have done well, and what`
` they have not. All these web-sites have these things in common: they`
`-all belong to people I don't know very well, and they all have great content.`
`+all belong to people I don’t know very well, and they all have great content.`
` I will conclude by reviewing <a href="http://www.shlomifish.org/">my own `
` personal site</a>.`