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PDF::Builder v3.024 Released, 12 September 2022
   Please see the CPAN listing, GitHub entry.

PDF::Table v1.003 Released, 05 July 2022
   Please see the CPAN listing, as well as the GitHub entry.

A Thought…

Joe Garagiola told this one: [Yogi] Berra roomed for a time with Bobby Richardson, who was studying to become a physician. One evening Richardson was reading a medical text while Yogi perused a comic book. When he finished, Yogi said, “Mine was pretty good, Bobby. How’d yours turn out?”


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Computer Science — Discussion on computer science topics.
Typography and Typesetting — Making documents that look good, whether on-screen or on dead trees.
Crimes against readers — bad typography   Last updated Mon, 18 Apr 2022 at 10:14 PM
Compositing logos and accented letters   Last updated Mon, 18 Apr 2022 at 10:09 PM
Truly Smart Quotes   Last updated Mon, 18 Apr 2022 at 11:23 PM
Balanced multiple columns on a screen   Last updated Thu, 02 Jun 2022 at 1:10 PM
Why do lawyers shout so much?   New! Last updated Fri, 23 Sep 2022 at 11:50 AM
Some online resources   Last updated Tue, 05 Jul 2022 at 11:00 AM
Kerning on-the-fly   Last updated Tue, 05 Jul 2022 at 11:03 AM
Why semantic markup?   Last updated Sun, 24 Apr 2022 at 9:06 PM
Intelligent WYSIWYG   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:43 PM
Reflowing text   Last updated Mon, 25 Apr 2022 at 9:30 AM
Footnotes and smelly feet   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:43 PM
The umlaut and the dieresis   Last updated Fri, 08 Jul 2022 at 11:07 AM
Paragraph shaping   New! Last updated Sun, 18 Sep 2022 at 9:34 PM
Practical Computing — Code snippets, ideas, best practices, etc.
Null-terminated strings in C   Last updated Mon, 18 Apr 2022 at 10:52 PM
Pointer discipline in C   Last updated Mon, 18 Apr 2022 at 11:03 PM
URL rewriting made easy   Last updated Mon, 18 Apr 2022 at 11:30 PM
Building an application framework   Last updated Mon, 18 Apr 2022 at 9:56 PM
What's in a name?   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:52 PM
CGI animation   Last updated Wed, 27 Apr 2022 at 4:20 PM
Historical Computing — Discussion of real life early computers, and "what if" alternate possibilities.
What could Charles Babbage have done with modern computer architecture?   Last updated Tue, 05 Jul 2022 at 11:27 AM
Mechanical analog computers   Last updated Sun, 11 Sep 2022 at 2:10 PM
Compiler Theory and Design — What does it take to write translators, interpreters, and compilers?
General guidelines and resources   Last updated Tue, 05 Jul 2022 at 11:36 AM
Philosophy and approach of compiler design books   Last updated Mon, 18 Apr 2022 at 10:59 PM
Equal versus Equal   Last updated Mon, 18 Apr 2022 at 10:23 PM
Detecting unset variables   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:41 PM
Useful stuff   Last updated Mon, 20 Jun 2022 at 12:28 AM
Computers and the Real World — Use and abuse of computing in science, technology, and everyday life.
Calculating sales tax for online stores   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:39 PM
Charge postage on emails   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:39 PM
Dealing with online incivility   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:41 PM
Redaction and Watermarking   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:46 PM
The Rise of AI   Last updated Tue, 05 Jul 2022 at 11:54 AM
General — Things that don't quite fit into another category.
The English Language — Discussions about the English language, especially concerning typesetting and computer usage.
Before you post... some resources   Last updated Tue, 05 Jul 2022 at 11:59 AM
Trivial chase   Last updated Tue, 16 Aug 2022 at 11:22 PM
It's Its Problem!   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:44 PM
A pregnant pause   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:32 PM
The AP Dumb Squad   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:47 PM
Politics and Miscellany — Non-computer discussions that don't fit in elsewhere.
Crowd-sourced earthquake predictions   Last updated Tue, 05 Jul 2022 at 12:31 PM
Congressional districts cetermined by computer   Last updated Tue, 05 Jul 2022 at 12:43 PM
Updating the House of Representatives   Last updated Sat, 09 Apr 2022 at 4:50 PM
Electoral College reform   Last updated Tue, 05 Jul 2022 at 1:02 PM
The Bill of Rights   Last updated Wed, 08 Jun 2022 at 8:50 AM
The True Story of the Second Amendment   Last updated Thu, 26 May 2022 at 9:31 PM
Benderama equation   Last updated Sat, 11 Jun 2022 at 10:13 PM

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