The dashboard is a piece of software which performs a continous, automatic search of your personal information space to show you things in your life that are related to whatever you happen to be doing with your computer at the time.
While you read email, browse the web, write a document, or talk to your friends on IM, dashboard does its best to proactively find objects that are relevant to your current activity, and to display them in a friendly way.[dashboard]
Archive for November, 2003
an all purpose language for scripting HTTP communication sessions (attacks, penetration tests, etc.). Aims at maximum mimicry of the behavoir of an ordinary browser so that even very picky sites are satisfied.
Nifty. See also Elza – Web Tasks automatieren auf die einfache Art.
paramiko (previously just called “secsh.py”) is a module for python 2.3 that implements the SSH2 protocol for secure (encrypted and authenticated) connections to remote machines.[paramiko: ssh2 protocol for python]
I created this project after a discussion about resource consumption on the big timeservers, with the idea that for everyday use a DNS round robin would be good enough, and would allow spreading the load over many servers.[pool.ntp.org: the internet time network]
It seemed most applications (e.g. joe -asis) where able to receive UTF-8 encoded keystrokes. Emacs could display UTF-8 enabled data but would receive funny stuff for Umlauts. E.g. when ä was entered, xemacs thought I pressed M-d, ü was Backspace.
It turns out Apples new Terminal.app sets TERM to xterm-color. The xterm page hits that tis might not be an good idea but I’m not sure. To my understanding Terminal.app does not support BCE.
I revived shomewhat broken G3 Powerbook with Mac OS X.2 and found out that on that version Terminal.app was setting TERM=vt100.
Tried that on X.3 and and umlauts in xemacs where working again.
wiscanparse.py is a Python module for parsing data in wiscan format as created by many popular WiLDing/Wardriving tools.