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Saturday February 17, 2007
12:17 AM

Quantum Lesion now gone

Earlier this week I got discharged from hospital after the removal of a orange sized tumour and part of my rib in my lower left back. It is a very very rare form of lesion that has now been confirmed as benign, thankfully. I am writing about this over at
Monday August 07, 2006
05:49 PM

Devel::GC::Helper - Finds leaked variables.

[ #30560 ]

Devel::GC::Helper has been released..

This module walks the entire perl space, from main:: and notes what it has found, then it walks all SVs that are active and tells you which ones are potential leaks.

Basically, a easy mark and sweep, try using it with Devel::Cycle and enjoy!

x-posted from my livejournal

Tuesday October 18, 2005
05:03 PM

Euro OSCON day -1

[ #27234 ]
I take a short flight from London Heathrow to Amsterdam, sharing the cab to the airport with clkao. Arriving into luggage chaos at Amsterdam and then a fairly expensive cab ride to the NH City Center where my key is waiting.

I don't actually know where anyone else, and I don't have a cellphone to contact people, so I sync up quickly with my friends who live outside of Amsterdam, and then head over to the conference hotel, another NH hotel.

At the registration desk I meet Gina again, we chat a bit about Amsterdam and Europe vs the US. Then I head up to the speaker lounge and get registered and say hi to Vee.

In the lobby I find a certain Larry Wall circling around and decide together with Gina to go out for dinner, we end up in Oriental City where I've had dim sum earlier. Just coming from Singapore and Kuala Lumpur, the food wasn't as exciting but nevertheless it was good, and the company was excellent.

And oddity I did mention is that they use portable two way radios, which I find hilarious. We gave those up 15 years ago and actually use cellphones. Even the military mostly uses cellphones and text messaging these days!

Went to bed early.


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Monday October 03, 2005
03:42 AM

A month of slacking

[ #26978 ]
It is now a month since I left Fotango and I have been quite busy packing up my life. Half of it is in storage with Bishops Move which did a fantastic job organising this last minute move, the other was sent back to Sweden or given away. Last Saturday we had a fantastic party at my near empty place and we moved out on Sunday, a night sleeping in a sofa bed and then in the early morning I was off to Krakow to spend time with brother.

Krakow was absolutely fantastic and I sure want to go back, it was full of clubs, students and cheap food, the old town and the old jewish quarters are really amazing.

After 5 days of slacking in Krakow I flew back to London to spend some time at

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Saturday August 06, 2005
05:30 PM

Washing machines

Why don't we have RFID tags in all clothes that tell the washing machine HOW to wash the clothes instead of having to magically try different settings all the time!?

Or at least force all washing clothes UI designers to have to use their own designs.

Thursday July 07, 2005
10:02 AM

Alive in London

[ #25567 ]
Friday July 16, 2004
02:43 PM

Holiday and Conference Tour

Off on holiday So today I am going on a 3 week holiday. Of course, when I say that I actually mean a holiday period of 3 weeks interrupted by a conference tour in between.

So on the 19th of July, I will fly to Ottawa via Chicago from Stockholm for the Ottawa Linux Symposium. I am staying the conference hotel together with Mr Duncan.

On the 25th of July After the conference ends we will fly down to Portland via Chicago and arrive on the evening of that sunday.

5 days of OSCON!

Fly home on the 29th of July to Stockholm for another 8 days of holiday before I start working again back in London.

If anyone wants to meet up in Ottawa, please drop me an email!

Thursday July 01, 2004
01:45 PM

Net::LibNIDS on CPAN

The uploaded file


has entered CPAN as

    file: $CPAN/authors/id/A/AB/ABERGMAN/Net-LibNIDS-0.01.tar.gz
    size: 19949 bytes
      md5: 69ebf6657a84f3d2277846bc795ee557

No action is required on your part
Request entered by: ABERGMAN (Arthur Bergman)
Request entered on: Thu, 01 Jul 2004 16:27:06 GMT
Request completed: Thu, 01 Jul 2004 16:29:11 GMT

paused, v460



Wednesday June 23, 2004
05:38 PM


No one can say I don't listen to comments! I renamed to module to Net::LibNIDS as per comments on this forum. Up to date compiling and test passing example at the fotango opensource subversion repository:

Now please, how the hell do I write portable tests for a network sniffer! (And no, you can't portable sniff on loopback interfaces)


Wednesday June 16, 2004
09:20 AM

Module name

Simple question tough answer, I embed libnids in XS, what do I call it? Lib::nids?