- Tips and Tricks for using
the Mailman mailing list
- FirstClass to Mail and RSS
- The Ringo MUG in Tokyo is
exploring alternatives to the increasingly expensive
system. I wrote a simple script that scrapes
new messages off the
FirstClass web interface and converts them to Email. I mail the messages
to a set of Mailman mailing lists
for distribution to members. Recent versions of the script can
also build RSS feeds of the individual conferences and the overall
- News via WWW
- Some of the members of the
Tokyo PC Users Group complained
that they couldn't access our
through their firewall, so I put together a
that queries the NNTP server and builds
HTML pages on the fly.
The source is available if you would like to adapt
it to your environment.
- I created a
that makes "backup file" objects. On open,
the original file is opened for reading and a file with a unique temporary
name is opened for writing. The methods are the subset of those of file
objects that make sense for sequential files (no seeking). On close,
the original is renamed to have a backup extension and the temporary
file is renamed to give it the original name.
Computer Events in the Tokyo Area
OnJapan.Net offers an online
listing of computer events in the Tokyo, Japan area. Find a conference,
show, or user group meeting. (All done in Python of course.)
The NetWinder is an interesting
StrongARM-based network computer
now being retailed by
NetWinder Inc. It
is designed around Open Source software.
I originally built and maintained the
with the Python FAQ Wizard, but it is now rendered as a static
My Other "Home" Pages Around the World
- Tokyo Organizations
- English-language computing and amateur radio clubs.
- Amateur Radio
- Amateur radio resources, with an emphasis on reciprocal operating in
EchoMac is an open source
voice over IP application for amateur radio that is compatible with the
I am a member of the
Gisborne Amateur Radio Club (ZL2AA)
Tokyo International Amateur
Radio Association (TIARA) (7J1YAA).
- OnJapan.net provides a variety of Unix administration, Email and mailing
list, and web architecture support services.
- Fiordland Pool
- Fiordland Community Swimming Pool is a heated indoor 25-meter pool
available to residents and visitors to Te Anau, New Zealand from October
Last modified: 2012-09-14