The revolver rocks

Who said Guns N’ Roses were dead ? Well in fact the group is dead, but Slash and Duff Mc Kagan created a new band called Velvet Revolver. And … as we say in France "Ca déchire sa grand-mère" !!

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XMLObject 0.0.1

The first release of XMLObject is out. This is a small project I started after writting this post. I tried to apply on Pypi but it seems to be bugged w/ email sending :( Anyway annoucement on Freshmeat should come shortly :)

XMLObject is hosted on http://xmlobject.base-art.net/

— Enjoy !

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New WM challenger for my favorite Golem

Kahakai WindowManager gained my flavours. Even if it is dead right now (just as like Golem ? :) it is really fun for Python agnostics as I. You configure it in Python, you script it in Python:

  • eye candy stuff like smooth transitions
  • applications specific actions (user_config.py)
  • whatever you can imagine ...

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ALSA Pythonized

In ResPyre project context, Regis Prevot wrote a python binding for ALSA. Because I believe his work could be usefull for other developpers, here is a first version of alsamodule.

This first version supports ALSA mixer. You can get, change, mute, unmute volume on audio channels. Here is a little ...

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Of Python and XML

Obviously I’m not the first to believe in the power of Python to ease XML management. Of course there are DOM and SAX which are meant to provide uniform (whatever language we use) XML APIs. After using these for a little while, I’m now convinced OO features should ...

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When IMAP lags with big folders

I’m using mutt to read my mail through IMAP4_SSL… But currently it lacks of a cache system, so dealing with big folders (~2000) is quite hard for it.

That’s why I hacked an archive utility script to better fit with my needs. The original one is here. The ...

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