legile societăţii deschise

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

În legătură cu infrastructura societăţii deschise, ar fi bună o lege, măcar în România, care să facă obligatorie folosirea sistemelor de operare open-source (gen Linux, FreeBSD) în şcoli şi administraţia publică. Asta se poate face treptat: – întâi toate computerele relativ autonome (care nu fac parte dintr’un sistem de aplicaţii bazate pe reţea) trec de […]

GNU, FreeBSD, Debian Linux, Ubuntu Linux wave goodbye to Microsoft Windows XP

Monday, December 1st, 2008

Incidentally, today’s the national day of my country, Romania, but, more important, I’m proud to announce that I decided not to wait until Sloterdijk’s Spheres will be translated into English too and I got rid permanently of Microsoft Windows from the computers I’m using: I installed Ubuntu Linux on my laptop, Debian Linux on my […]

Hermes 0.9.12 is ready

Tuesday, November 28th, 2006

This version managed to convert a couple of hundreds of sample articles from the arxiv-math. Because those sources vary widely in terms of metadata quality (author, date…etc. records), some of the converted articles look a bit messy. That’s the next Hermes version’s job: to get a bit wiser in terms of recovering the metadata, and […]

Hermes-0.9.11 released

Friday, September 8th, 2006

This version managed to convert 160 out of the first 254 from a month of arxiv/math articles, a ratio of 0.63. The articles drawing diagrams or pictures (e.g. using the xy package or similar) were not convertible by this version of Hermes, and I don’t plan on adding support for them anytime soon. The rest […]

Hermes 0.9.10 released

Friday, July 28th, 2006

This release is a step towards handling longtables appropriately (however, the longtable model Hermes will be able to convert has to have the caption and label at the beginning of the environment, followed by , like this: begin{longtable} caption{…} label{…} the & rest of & it end{longtable} This version managed to convert 32 articles out […]