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General Linux
Linux Documentation Project
Common Lisp
[moved to the Common Lisp page. -- rgr, 28-Dec-06.]
System Tools
The Subversion home page.
Version Control with Subversion
The Subversion book (multipage HTML edition) by Ben Collins-Sussman, Brian W. Fitzpatrick, and C. Michael Pilato, published by 0'Reilly.
XSteve's Subversion page
With his "private cheat sheet" for Subversion.
Networking Hardware and Drivers
Ethernet FAQ
Linksys Blue Box Router HOWTO
General Networking
The RFC Editor site.
Uri's TCP/IP Resources List
djbdns: Domain Name System tools
DNS Resources Directory (DNSRD)
Be warned -- DNS is complicated! (No wonder it breaks so often.)
Bare Bones Guide to HTML
HTML 4.01 Specification
HTML 3.2 Reference Specification
Cascading Style Sheets, level 2: CSS2 Specification
Web developer documentation on the Mozilla Developer Network (MDN)
Javascript reference (MDN)
Gecko DOM reference (MDN)
Other DOM references (MDN)
Browser compatibility tables (Quirksmode)
Client Side State - HTTP Cookies
See the Linux Security, etc. page.
MySQL 5.7 Reference Manual
MariaDB Documentation (for version 10.*)
GIMP User FAQ (stylish pages, but hard to read)
Window Managers for X
Unicode stuff.
Recursive Make Considered Harmful
Makes the case for using what is conceptually a single makefile split into modular components in order to handle intermodule dependencies, instead of separate makefiles with recursive make calls. Worth reading.
A garbage collector for C and C++
Colloquially known as the "Boehm GC".
Microsoft bashing (mostly by Microsoft)
FOCUS Magazine Interview with Bill Gates: Microsoft Code Has No Bugs
A Cost Analysis of Windows Vista Content Protection

Bob Rogers <>