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Forum: Lounge 2022-12-08, 10:57
Replies: 2,024
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Posted By xilman
Last surviving Dambuster Johnny Johnson dies aged...

Last surviving Dambuster Johnny Johnson dies aged 101 (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-england-bristol-63899393)
Forum: Lounge 2022-12-06, 08:40
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By xilman
I joined Slashdot much later than that and have...

I joined Slashdot much later than that and have not been very active for some years now. My UserNum is 191715.

At PerlMonks I am level 10 (Hermit) with 475 points to reach level 11 (Chaplain)....
Forum: Lounge 2022-12-05, 22:12
Replies: 7
Views: 263
Posted By xilman
Twitter and lately astrodon.social Sundry...

Twitter and lately astrodon.social

Sundry fora.

I miss Usenet ...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-12-03, 18:44
Replies: 99
Views: 8,106
Posted By xilman
At a low enough level: registers, RAM cells,...

At a low enough level: registers, RAM cells, microcode, and the like that is overwhelmingly true. Exceptions to the rule include thermal noise, radioactive decay and specifically designed sources of...
Forum: Lounge 2022-12-02, 17:06
Replies: 54
Views: 2,454
Posted By xilman
Well, that prediction came through just fine.

Well, that prediction came through just fine.
Forum: Lounge 2022-12-01, 18:04
Replies: 6
Views: 346
Posted By xilman
Exactly. Sadly, I no longer have the...

Exactly.

Sadly, I no longer have the bandwidth. I hope someone more dynamic than I will step into the bleach.
Forum: Lounge 2022-12-01, 18:02
Replies: 54
Views: 2,454
Posted By xilman
Belgium, man, Belgium!

Belgium, man, Belgium!
Forum: And now for something completely different 2022-11-30, 17:18
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By xilman
Further, it might not be in /usr/local/lib ...

Further, it might not be in /usr/local/lib

find / -name libmpfrcx.so -ls | more

should dig it out for you (though it may be hidden in a bunch of clutter from inaccessible directories).

On my...
Forum: And now for something completely different 2022-11-29, 15:51
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By xilman
Yup, looks like it. ...

Yup, looks like it.



pcl@thoth:~/Pictures$ ls /usr/local/lib
libcm.a libcm_mpi.a libcm_mpi.so libcm_mpi.so.0.0.0 libcm.so.0 libmpfrcx.a libmpfrcx.so libmpfrcx.so.1.2.3 ...
Forum: And now for something completely different 2022-11-29, 11:42
Replies: 27
Views: 600
Posted By xilman
Trying desperately to remember what I had to do...

Trying desperately to remember what I had to do to get it running on my Ubuntu sytstems...

I wonder if it was this LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/local/lib

though that may have been some other package...
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-27, 21:22
Replies: 54
Views: 2,454
Posted By xilman
Well, jokes about M52...

Well, jokes about M52 (https://pathetic.org.uk/lost/m52/) are nowhere near nerdy enough.

I'm pleased to see that my effort has had such a response.
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-27, 21:05
Replies: 2,024
RIP
Views: 265,708
Posted By xilman
Eugene Parker...

Eugene Parker (https://astronomy.com/news/2022/03/groundbreaking-heliophysicist-eugene-parker-has-died) has joined the 94 club. Private Eye readers will understand that reference.
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-27, 18:35
Replies: 1,074
Views: 115,640
Posted By xilman
Shame on me. I only just discovered this...

Shame on me. I only just discovered this https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xq_cmaFSD4k

Best heard with the volume turned up to 11K and from a concrete bunker 37 miles away.
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-25, 08:32
Replies: 54
Views: 2,454
Posted By xilman
Think about it. You will get there eventually. ...

Think about it. You will get there eventually.

A link has already been posted.
Forum: sweety439 2022-11-24, 20:27
Replies: 21
Views: 1,687
Posted By xilman
+1 Moved somewhere even more appropriate by...

+1

Moved somewhere even more appropriate by a mod with whose actions I agree.
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-24, 20:24
Replies: 54
Views: 2,454
Posted By xilman
Have you tried moving to L4? It might help. ...

Have you tried moving to L4? It might help.

Changing to L1, L2 or L3 may be a bit extreme.
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-24, 20:22
Replies: 54
Views: 2,454
Posted By xilman
In the civilized world it is called "football"...

In the civilized world it is called "football" because the game is played with a ball-shaped object which is primarily controlled and propelled by the feet.

In the US they don't realise that the...
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-22, 19:21
Replies: 54
Views: 2,454
Posted By xilman
Germany will beat England on penalties, though...

Germany will beat England on penalties, though whether in the final is open to question..

That is the traditional result.
Forum: FactorDB 2022-11-18, 15:20
Replies: 40
Views: 3,878
Posted By xilman
My offer still stands.

My offer still stands.
Forum: FactorDB 2022-11-17, 19:52
Replies: 40
Views: 3,878
Posted By xilman
I have offered to prove those primes for you in...

I have offered to prove those primes for you in return for what I regard as a generous discount. In effect, you do N amount of work for me, and I know for a fact that it is within your capabilities,...
Forum: Soap Box 2022-11-16, 11:21
Replies: 564
Views: 36,549
Posted By xilman
But attacked by whom? Collateral damage from...

But attacked by whom?

Collateral damage from an unsuccessful SAM?
Forum: Hardware 2022-11-13, 13:50
Replies: 6
Views: 429
Posted By xilman
Suggestion: an ALU which uses RNS rather than...

Suggestion: an ALU which uses RNS rather than classical multiple precision, where RNS is the Residue Number System.

Addition, subtraction and multiplication are inherently carry-free and so...
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-12, 21:57
Replies: 2,024
RIP
Views: 265,708
Posted By xilman
Mehran Karimi Nasseri...

Mehran Karimi Nasseri (https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-63612017)
Forum: Lounge 2022-11-11, 15:56
Replies: 164
Views: 25,993
Posted By xilman
Just had my two positively vetted. Apart from a...

Just had my two positively vetted. Apart from a bit of tartar on their teeth they are in fine condition.

Expensive though :sad:
Forum: Languages -- Ancient & Modern, Human & Machine 2022-11-11, 14:37
Replies: 73
Views: 36,547
Posted By xilman
This is turning out more fun than I expected. I...

This is turning out more fun than I expected. I contacted the author. So far between us we have designed the POD directives and Damian has added a single s/// to remove them from the Latin source. I...
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