# A Very Nice Environment Variable Solution

Snniffing around on a CentOS machine on which I am supposed to have extremely limited access – certainly no root access – I ran across an older gcc (3.4) that didn’t complain when I tried to use it. So I decided to take advantage of the opportunity to give myself Haskell – a Very Nice…

# A Weird Scoping Issue with Javascript in Firefox 2

My day job/research project here in Computational Linguistics graduate school is a web-based ICALL application for Russian – intended to be similar to Ohio State’s Tagarela project. For some time we’ve been scratching our heads over a strange bug that only shows up in Firefox 2, and today I finally tracked it down. It’s worth…

# My Vista/Gentoo Dual Boot

I’ve just dual-booted my Dell Inspiron 513S with Windows Vista and Gentoo Linux, apparently with success, so I thought I’d post the step-by-step. (The steps specific to installing Gentoo are given in much more detail in the Gentoo Handbook.) Best case: install Vista FIRST. Reason being: Vista overwrites the Master Boot Record with its own…