Older blog entries for spikboll (starting at number 1)


Reported an ukrainan child porn site to Save the Children Sweden's Hotline Against Online Childpornography.

Got the URL from some thai spammer. Grrr.


Found hierarchical notebook when I was searching for a todo-list-tool, but now use it to organize my life. It's really great.


Since this is my first post here, I thought a little presentation of myself would be nice.

I've been reading diaries here for quite some time now (maybe a year) but never created an account since I've blogged in swedish elsewere.

I'm a 21 year old compsci student living in Sweden and I'm your classic punkrock ├╝bergeek. I started programming at age 9 when my stepfather got an old C64, but even though I've went from BASIC to Pascal to C++ with good grades in high school programming classes I've been too lazy to build anything bigger than an ugly frogger-clone for DOS.

I started using free software in 1999 when I installed RedHat on an old P66 that was the result of begging and dumpster diving. Today I run debian on a Celeron 433 (the 17 inch screen, 10/100mbit NIC, keyboard-with-nice-extra-buttons, 40x cd drive, 9 gb hd and hp laserjet connected to this computer are all from dumpsters).

The only good things I've done for the free software community is a translation of an old sylpheed FAQ, some very minor translations for blackbox, some bug reports and a little newbie handholding.

btw, my english is really bad.

yeah. and now the true reason this is the day I got an account:


Which "C by example" are you speaking about? I found two different at my local online bookshop; One by Perry and one by Kalicharan. Since the first one is cheaper I hope that's the one. ;)

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