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Those cavies are damn destructive creatures! We installed a wooden stairs made of balsa for them, basically they trashed it completely… So I went out and got a new piece of balsa, cut it to size and installed it (leaving the old one for chewing):
I finally (well, no, I got the answer from my thread on mac-forums.com) found how to type spanish characters on Mac OS X (thanks to the wonderful Study Spanish site):
To get accents on the Mac, hold down the Option key, and while holding it down, type the letter e; then release those keys and type the letter that you want the accent to appear on:
á = Opt + e, then a
é = Opt + e, then e
í = Opt + e, then i
ó = Opt + e, then o
ú = Opt + e, then u
For the ñ, hold down the Option key while you type the n; release and type n again.
ñ = Opt + n, then n
To place the diaeresis over the u, hold down the Option key while pressing the u key; release and type u again.
ü = Opt + u, then u
The inverted punctuation marks are achieved as follows:
¡ = Opt + 1
¿ = Opt + shift + ?
Handy, finally I’m able to type those things instead of using the Character Palette / Keyboard Viewer!
A few days onwards with my spiffy new macbook, I’ve discovered a lot of useful tools:
If I find more, I’ll list them here ;)
Yesterday I went to FEM Computer Systems in Aalst, Belgium – a local computer store that sells PC’s and Apple stuff. After my wonderful time in another store, I was kinda weary, but for nothing :) The service is great, they treat people like they should be treated :)
So, after half an hour, I walked out with a paper with the following lines (of an order) on it:
|MACBOOK DC2/2.00/SD/QWNL APPLE||1.00|
|MEMORY 1024MB IMACINTEL 1.8/2.0 KINGSTON||2.00|
|MEMORY 512MB IMACINTEL 1.8/2.0 KINGSTON||-2.00|
And today, around 11:50, they called to let me know that the machine is ready! Wheeeeeeeeeee! And VERY fast!
Too bad that I’ve got to work until 19:00 today, and the shop closes at 18:00… so well, picking it up tomorrow :D
Since I sold my trusty 3-year old Acer Travelmate 803, I was going to go and look in some stores for new laptops. Hopping around in Ghent, I walked off to the Fnac, noted the offers there (nothing that really drew my attention), and then to the Switch computer store (an authorized mac reseller). Their non-mac offerings are not too great (you can better go to another store), so I waited my turn at the counter, and when it was my time I asked for some more information about Macs and Mac OS X.
The usual fliers changed hands, and then I was offered a demo of the OS. Always nice, gives you a better insight into things, so I agreed.
Mistake. I’ve never been treated this badly in any store. You shouldn’t assume your customers are gullible children you can talk to in a way you’d talk to a 3-year old. That’s just not done. And I can’t stand it either..
So I walked out that minute, they can stuff their offers where the sun doesn’t shine!
(I have to say, Mac OS X looks damn spiffy…)
I’ve just released phptelemeter 1.29. This version includes the following changes:
- Added count of days left until your quota resets.
- REALLY fix the scarlet_web parser. Thanks Gh0sty!
- Updated the xmlparser.php external library, the fixes were incorporated upstream.
- Migrated codebase to svn (from cvs)
- Increased # of accounts to 99 (request from YvesDM)
- Fixed dommel_web parser to work with new counter
- Reformatted documentation to fit on 80-char wide terminals
As per usual, you can download it from SourceForge.