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TorgoX (1933)

TorgoX
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"Il est beau comme la retractilité des serres des oiseaux rapaces [...] et surtout, comme la rencontre fortuite sur une table de dissection d'une machine à coudre et d'un parapluie !" -- Lautréamont

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Friday December 31, 2004
07:10 PM

Restful December

[ #22521 ]
Dear Log,

It's quiet here in Ketchikan, and the cloud cover has broken, making everything sunny and chilly. The seven hours of daylight go by really quickly, and I find it very easy to spend a lot of it working on the big tape-to-CD job I'm doing for the Haida language archives -- lots of loafing about waiting for tapes to finish playing into the audio server.

I went thru the oldest of my old CPAN modules the other day and re-disted the ones that were created with the crusty old tar under AIX that liked to create bizarro-world archives that Tar::Archive doesn't like. In the process, I modernized some things, like putting the pm files under lib/Whatever, and turning the ancient test.pl's into t/whatever.t's. It was a perfect combination of mindless and productive.

I like naps. I can do without the earthquake flashbacks, though!