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

 </p>
 
 <p>
-So far it works on <a href="http://developer.berlios.de/">BerliOS</a>'s
+So far it works on <a href="http://developer.berlios.de/">BerliOS</a>s
 ViewVC and <a href="http://sourceforge.net/">SourceForge</a> ones,
 but support for more can be added.
 </p>
 
 <h2 id="eliminate-from-rss"><a href="get-rid-of-from-rss.user.js">Get Rid
-of "from=rss" in the URL</a></h2>
+of from=rss in the URL</a></h2>
 
 <p>
 I am always annoyed that when I follow links in the RSS feeds of 
 <a href="http://slashdot.org/">Slashdot</a> or other Slash-based sites,
-I'm getting a "?from=rss" or "&amp;from=rss" CGI parameter at the URL. 
+I’m getting a ?from=rss or &amp;from=rss CGI parameter at the URL. 
 This later implies more work for me when I want to link to them. 
 </p>
 
 
 <p>
 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
+user experience, so I didnt 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 
 <a href="http://www.ozyandmillie.org/">Ozy and Millie</a> cartoons on each
 and Millie MediaWiki Transcripting Aid</a></h2>
 
 <p>
-I'm using MediaWiki to prepare a transcript for the "Ozy and Millie"
+I’m using MediaWiki to prepare a transcript for the <i>Ozy and Millie</i>
 comics. This script does auto-completion for several addresses by the
 common characters based on their first letters.
 </p>
 
 <p>
-So, for example "*Oz" Becomes "* '''Ozy''': ", and "**Ms" becomes
-"** '''Ms. Mudd'''". There's a complete list of mappings in the "var
-ids_to_fullnames" mapping in the file.
+So, for example “*Oz” Becomes “* '''Ozy''': ”, and “**Ms” becomes
+“** '''Ms. Mudd'''”. There’s a complete list of mappings in the 
+“var ids_to_fullnames” mapping in the file.
 </p>
 
 <p>
-Since this script is also intended for a specialised purpose, I haven't 
+Since this script is also intended for a specialised purpose, I havent 
 uploaded it to userscripts.org either.
 </p>
 

t2/open-source/bits-and-bobs/open-inventor-bsd-daemon/index.html.wml

 This is a three-dimensional (and not too accurate) model of Beastie the BSD
 Daemon, created in <a href="http://oss.sgi.com/projects/inventor/">Open 
 Inventor</a>. It was created by my partner Dotan Barak and I as part of the
-Technion's EE Department Computer Graphics course. 
+Technions EE Department Computer Graphics course. 
 </p>
 
 <p>
 </p>
 
 <p>
-You'll need the OpenInventor support libraries to compile it.
+Youll need the OpenInventor support libraries to compile it.
 </p>
 
 <img src="http://www.ee.technion.ac.il/~cgcourse/gallery/Spring2002/032388639_033865775/daemon1.JPG" alt="Open Inventor BSD Daemon Screenshot" />

t2/open-source/bits-and-bobs/square-waves-decomposition/index.html.wml

 <latemp_subject "Square Waves Decomposition of a Sine Wave" />
 
 <p>
-I've been on <a href="irc://irc.freenode.net/#math">Freenode's #math 
+I’ve been on <a href="irc://irc.freenode.net/#math">Freenodes #math 
 channel</a> the other day when someone logged in and asked if and how a
 sine wave can be decomposed into a series of square waves (with integral 
 frequencies). I wrote the following programs to investigate this.
 </p>
 
 <p>
-There's what seems to be 
+Theres what seems to be 
 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User:Kieff/Sine_from_square_waves">a 
 more analytic method of doing the Sine-into-Square-Waves decomposition</a>.
-(There's also 
+(Theres also 
 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/User_talk:Kieff#sines">more
 about it</a>).
 </p>

t2/open-source/bits.html.wml

 <p>
 What this little Perl script does is register an 
 <a href="http://www.xchat.org/">X-Chat</a> command called <tt>/nowplay</tt>,
-that whenever invoked displays a message of "/me is listening to My Artist -
-My Song" in the current channel. Feel free to make any use of it whatsoever 
+that whenever invoked displays a message of “/me is listening to My Artist -
+My Song” in the current channel. Feel free to make any use of it whatsoever 
 under the terms of the MIT X11 license. It queries either 
 <a href="http://amarok.kde.org/">Amarok</a> or <a href="http://www.xmms.org/">XMMS 1.x</a>.
 </p>
 <p>
 Click on the Link to download or install the
 <a href="http://linkvisitor.mozdev.org/">LinkVisitor extension</a> for Firefox 
-2.0.x and below. Here's 
+2.0.x and below. Heres 
 <a href="<bit_link "linkvisitor-firefox-2.0-patch.diff" />">the patch</a>
 against the CVS source.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 The format used for the distribution lists has changed from earlier versions
-of KDE's 
+of KDEs 
 <a href="http://pim.kde.org/components/kaddressbook.php">KAddressBook</a> to
 the one supplied by kdepim-3.5.4. This Perl script can be used to do the porting
 automatically. Read the instructions at its top. Note that it will skip
-lists that have raw emails inside the distribution lists' directives. This
+lists that have raw emails inside the distribution lists directives. This
 script is available under the MIT X11 licence, with absolutely no warranty.
 </p>
 
 <p>
 This is a fluttering flag, not quite unlike the one presented at the
 beginning of <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Unreal_(demo)">the
-Future Crew's Unreal Demo</a>, but still not as polished. It's one
+Future Crews Unreal Demo</a>, but still not as polished. Its one
 self-contained ANSI C file, that requires <a href="http://www.libsdl.org/">the
 SDL (Simple DirectMedia Layer) Library</a>.
 </p>
 <a href="http://www.w3.org/Talks/Tools/Slidy/">HTML Slidy</a>, but heavily 
 reduced and evolved. It supplies use of the left and right arrow keys for
 moving between slides (<tt>&lt;li&gt;</tt> elements
-somewhere inside an element with a class named "<tt>point</tt>"). It also
-provides the "n" and "p" keys to follow the links with the appropriate
+somewhere inside an element with a class named “<tt>point</tt>”). It also
+provides the “n” and “p” keys to follow the links with the appropriate
 accesskey.
 </p>
 
 
 <p>
 This command line Ruby script sets the names (and number) of the 
-Xfce desktop's <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_desktop">virtual 
+Xfce desktops <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Virtual_desktop">virtual 
 workspaces (also known as virtual desktop</a>. You can simply pass the names
 as arguments in the command line (possibly inside qoutes).
 </p>

t2/open-source/contributions/index.html.wml

 
 <p>
 Mandriva is an open-source, desktop-oriented, distribution of the Linux
-operating system (sometimes known as "GNU/Linux"). I have been using Mandriva
-since Mandrake (Mandriva's previous name) 7.1 and have been enjoying it.
+operating system (sometimes known as “GNU/Linux”). I have been using Mandriva
+since Mandrake (Mandriva’s previous name) 7.1 and have been enjoying it.
 </p>
 
 <p>
-For a few years now, I've been using 
+For a few years now, Ive been using 
 <a href="http://wiki.mandriva.com/en/Cooker">Mandriva Cooker</a>, which is
 the Mandriva bleeding edge distribution and have been reporting,
 triaging, fixing bugs or providing workarounds for them 
 as I encounter them. I am the user 
-"shlomif@iglu.org.il" on 
-<a href="https://qa.mandriva.com/">the Mandriva bugzilla</a> (here's 
+“shlomif@iglu.org.il” on 
+<a href="https://qa.mandriva.com/">the Mandriva bugzilla</a> (here’s 
 <a href="https://qa.mandriva.com/buglist.cgi?query_format=advanced&amp;short_desc_type=allwordssubstr&amp;short_desc=&amp;long_desc_type=substring&amp;long_desc=&amp;bug_file_loc_type=allwordssubstr&amp;bug_file_loc=&amp;status_whiteboard_type=allwordssubstr&amp;status_whiteboard=&amp;keywords_type=allwords&amp;keywords=&amp;bug_status=UNCONFIRMED&amp;bug_status=NEW&amp;bug_status=ASSIGNED&amp;bug_status=RESOLVED&amp;bug_status=REOPENED&amp;bug_status=VERIFIED&amp;emailassigned_to1=1&amp;emailreporter1=1&amp;emailqa_contact1=1&amp;emailcc1=1&amp;emaillongdesc1=1&amp;emailtype1=exact&amp;email1=shlomif%40iglu.org.il&amp;emailassigned_to2=1&amp;emailreporter2=1&amp;emailqa_contact2=1&amp;emailcc2=1&amp;emailtype2=substring&amp;email2=&amp;bugidtype=include&amp;bug_id=&amp;votes=&amp;chfieldfrom=&amp;chfieldto=Now&amp;chfieldvalue=&amp;cmdtype=doit&amp;order=Reuse+same+sort+as+last+time&amp;field0-0-0=noop&amp;type0-0-0=noop&amp;value0-0-0=">a
 search for my user-ID there</a>). I know my way around building 
 <a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RPM_Package_Manager">RPM</a>
 </p>
 
 <p>
-Later on, I did some work on the project's web-site.
+Later on, I did some work on the projects web-site.
 </p>
 
 <h2 id="www-form"><a href="http://web-cpan.berlios.de/modules/WWW-Form/">WWW::Form - a Perl Module 
 
 <ul>
 <li>
-<a href="http://use.perl.org/~Shlomi+Fish/journal/29151">"Maintenance of 
-Error.pm"</a> - the blog entry that started it all.
+<a href="http://use.perl.org/~Shlomi+Fish/journal/29151">“Maintenance of
+Error.pm”</a> - the blog entry that started it all.
 </li>
 <li>
-<a href="http://use.perl.org/~Shlomi+Fish/journal/29210">"Error.pm - the 
-Conclusion"</a> - what happened afterwards.
+<a href="http://use.perl.org/~Shlomi+Fish/journal/29210">
+“Error.pm - the Conclusion”</a> - what happened afterwards.
 </li>
 </ul>
 
 After running into an XML::RSS bug, I submitted a patch for it, which was
 eventually integrated. I noticed the module had many open tickets, so I
 submitted patches to fix bugs (while adding regression tests to make sure
-they wouldn't be re-introduced). When I started contributing, the module in
+they wouldnt be re-introduced). When I started contributing, the module in
 general suffered from poor code quality and a low test coverage. Together
 with the maintainer, I have gradually remedied the issues from which the
 module suffered.
 <a href="http://news.perl-foundation.org/2007/01/grants_awards.html">a
 grant from The Perl Foundation to continue working on XML::RSS</a>. In
 accordance with the grant, I increased the test coverage of XML::RSS to 100%
-and then heavily refactored and cleaned up the module's code. As a result, the
+and then heavily refactored and cleaned up the modules code. As a result, the
 code quality of the module has heavily increased and it was made safer and more
 amenable for future changes. 
 </p>

t2/open-source/favourite/index.html.wml

 User-mode Linux is a port of the Linux kernel to run as a process on top of a
 normal operating system. This is very useful for virtualisation, security,
 and kernel development. It is now an integral part of the Linux kernel.
-There's <a href="http://umlwin32.sourceforge.net/">a port to Windows 32-bit</a>
+Theres <a href="http://umlwin32.sourceforge.net/">a port to Windows 32-bit</a>
 available as well.
 </p>
 
 </li>
 <li>
 <a href="https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/869">Uppity</a> -
-Provides an Up button which moves to upper levels in the sites' URL.
+Provides an Up button which moves to upper levels in the sites URL.
 </li>
 <li>
 <a href="https://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/firefox/addon/1122">Tab Mix 
 
 <p>
 A nice and convenient multi-protocol instant messaging client for
-Linux and other platforms. Lately, I've been preferring to use 
+Linux and other platforms. Lately, Ive been preferring to use 
 <a href="http://kopete.kde.org/">the KDE-based Kopete</a>.
 </p>
 
 fixing many hard-to-catch bugs in my C/C++ programs much easier.
 </p>
 
-<h3 id="ack"><a href="http://betterthangrep.com/">Ack - "Better than Grep"</a></h3>
+<h3 id="ack"><a href="http://betterthangrep.com/">Ack - Better than Grep</a></h3>
 
 <p>
 A nifty command-line utility for quickly searching source trees
 A very good build-system for cross-platform builds, that generates makefiles
 or IDE project files, and allows one to compile complex projects on Windows, 
 Mac OS X and many flavours of UNIX. Also see 
-<a href="$(ROOT)/open-source/anti/autohell/">my page about "GNU Autohell" 
+<a href="$(ROOT)/open-source/anti/autohell/">my page about GNU Autohell 
 (= the GNU Autotools)</a> and why you should use CMake instead.
 </p>
 
 
 <p>
 LWP is a very powerful Perl framework for retrieving documents from the
-World Wide Web. It's a must if you want to automate web processes in
+World Wide Web. Its a must if you want to automate web processes in
 Perl.
 </p>
 
 Windows Console</a></h3>
 
 <p>
-The so-called "Console" is a great replacement for the dysfunctional 
-Microsoft Windows' console window (so-called "DOS Box") that has tabs, allows 
+The so-called “Console” is a great replacement for the dysfunctional 
+Microsoft Windows’ console window (so-called “DOS Box”) that has tabs, allows 
 one to have presets for several different shells and programs, is very 
 customisable and is great for all those people who are using the 
 command-line on windows.
 
 <p>
 A WinAmp clone for X-Windows, that is better than the original. <b>Note:</b>
-I've lately switched to <a href="#amarok">Amarok</a>. XMMS is still useful
+I’ve lately switched to <a href="#amarok">Amarok</a>. XMMS is still useful
 on underpowered machines or outside KDE.
 </p>
 
 
 <p>
 These are filters to enable playing of <a href="http://www.vorbis.com/">the Ogg 
-Vorbis file formats</a> and other open codecs in Microsoft's Windows Media 
+Vorbis file formats</a> and other open codecs in Microsofts Windows Media 
 Player. All the other filters I found were out-of-date, required hackish 
 tweaks, and even did not play the files well or supported visualization. 
-Illiminable's on the other hand works well out of the box.
+Illiminables on the other hand works well out of the box.
 </p>
 
 <h3 id="youtube-dl"><a href="http://www.arrakis.es/~rggi3/youtube-dl/">youtube-dl</a></h3>
 
 <p>
 Amarok is a superb music player for <a href="#kde">the KDE desktop 
-environment</a>. It's the best music player I've encountered so far with many
+environment</a>. Its the best music player Ive encountered so far with many
 nice features, and very good customisability. Also see 
 <a href="http://shlomif.livejournal.com/9563.html">what I wrote about it on
 my blog</a>.
 
 <p>
 A wonderful program for KDE for uploading photos to 
-<a href="http://flickr.com/">Flickr</a>. Best I've seen and it actually works 
+<a href="http://flickr.com/">Flickr</a>. Best Ive seen and it actually works 
 flawlessly.
 </p>
 
 <h3 id="pysol"><a href="http://pysolfc.sourceforge.net/">PySol Fan Club Edition (PySolFC)</a></h3>
 
 <p>
-A comprehensive, and feature-rich collection of Solitaire games. It's
+A comprehensive, and feature-rich collection of Solitaire games. Its
 written in Python and so is cross-platform.
 </p>
 
 <h3 id="qclam"><a href="http://sageshome.net/oss/qclam.php">QClam</a></h3>
 
 <p>
-If you're <a href="$(ROOT)/open-source/anti/qmail/">unfortunate enough
+If youre <a href="$(ROOT)/open-source/anti/qmail/">unfortunate enough
 to use qmail</a> for some of your mail accounts, and still wish to filter
 out all the viruses that arrivate at your account, then Qclam may be the
 right solution for you. QClam is a program that feeds the message to ClamAV,
 <h3 id="rdesktop"><a href="http://www.rdesktop.org/">rdesktop</a></h3>
 
 <p>
-A Windows' remote desktop protocol client for UNIXes that enables one to work
+A Windows remote desktop protocol client for UNIXes that enables one to work
 on a remote Windows computer from them.
 </p>
 
 
 <p>
 A terminal multiplexer for UNIX. I use it to run shell processes in the
-background where they won't be interrupted, but it allows for much more. 
+background where they wont be interrupted, but it allows for much more. 
 </p>
 
 <h3 id="htop"><a href="http://htop.sourceforge.net/">htop</a></h3>
 <p>
 Gringotts allows one to keep password and other sensitive information
 encrypted. It has a Gtk+ interface. Note: while it was originated by Germano
-Rizzo, I am Gringotts' current maintainer.
+Rizzo, I am Gringotts current maintainer.
 </p>
 
 <h2 id="other_lists">Other Lists</h2>
 <li>
 <p>
 <a href="http://www.opensourcewindows.org/">Open Source Windows</a> - a simple
-list of the most prominent choices, which isn't very detailed, but very
+list of the most prominent choices, which isnt very detailed, but very
 attractive.
 </p>
 </li>
 
 <li>
 <p>
-<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_free_and_open_source_software_packages">Wikipedia's List of free and open source software packages</a> - 
+<a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_free_and_open_source_software_packages">Wikipedia’s List of free and open source software packages</a> - 
 a very comprehensive list - for all platforms (including non-portable software).
 </p>
 </li>
 
 <li>
 <p>
-<a href="http://tipsfor.us/2008/04/07/21-awesome-but-lesser-known-open-source-applications-for-windows/">"21 
-Awesome (But Lesser-Known) Open-Source Applications for Windows"</a> - on 
-<a href="http://tipsfor.us/">the "Tips For Us" site</a>.
+<a href="http://tipsfor.us/2008/04/07/21-awesome-but-lesser-known-open-source-applications-for-windows/">“21 
+Awesome (But Lesser-Known) Open-Source Applications for Windows”</a> - on 
+<a href="http://tipsfor.us/">the “Tips For Us” site</a>.
 </p>
 </li>
 

t2/open-source/index.html.wml

 <latemp_more_keywords "open, source, open source, free software, free, software, freecell, solver, perl, cpan, linux, unix, programs, applications, libraries, apis" />
 
 <p>
-I love computers, and I also like to program for fun, profit and ideals. I've 
+I love computers, and I also like to program for fun, profit and ideals. Ive 
 been programming since I was 10 years old (back in 1987 for the PC XT ROM 
-BASIC). Now in my free time I'm using a Linux machine for development, and 
+BASIC). Now in my free time Im using a Linux machine for development, and 
 am working on <a href="http://www.opensource.org/">Open Source 
 Software</a>. I also maintain some software-related resources, and also have
 some <a href="$(ROOT)/philosophy/computers/">essays about computing</a>. 
 <h2 id="anti"><a href="anti/">Pages against Bad Software</a></h2>
 
 <p>
-These are pages dedicated to educate people on why they shouldn't use certain
+These are pages dedicated to educate people on why they shouldnt use certain
 bad programs. 
 </p>