Monthly Archives: December 2008

mission accomplished

A few dozen Iranians threw shoes at posters of U.S. President George W. Bush in Tehran Friday morning, and the story makes CNN news. I’ve never been very gung-ho for the war, and I know our dismal record of nation … Continue reading

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Why does this National Park carry remind me of…

VCDL has the best coverage, and it’s a good feeling, knowing that if the state you are in respects your right to carry, then that inalienable right will be extended to you even when you are in a National Park. … Continue reading

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Hey, they caught those terrorists in India!

Two people have been arrested for, let’s see… Oh wait, they caught the evil purveyors of SIM cards. Two men have been arrested in connection with the Mumbai attacks, but it seems that the link was providing cellular telephone subscriber … Continue reading

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sed -e ‘s|/.*/||g’ -e ‘s/.*\([0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9][0-9]\.\).*/\1/g’

So, let’s create several different varieties of regular expressions with only minor differences between them.  That way you create hours of fun trying to debug the nuances of syntax.

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