defanor's personal web page

This website is a personal one, where I am writing about the things I learn, use, do, and think of.


Most recently modified notes:

Overview of the XMPP protocol and its implementations ( to )
Distributed systems
An overview of—and musings on—distributed computing ( to )
Home entertainment centre
Software, games, and media retrieval notes ()
Computer hardware
Personal notes on computer hardware ( to )
Formal human languages
A speculation on an unified language ()
Computing context
On extending the context in which personal computing is done ( to )
Everyday programming in Haskell
Regular Unix programming practice ()
Online service provision
Mostly technical notes on decent online service setups ( to )

Other notes can be found in the index of notes, and among stashed notes that did not get into the index.

There is something closer to a blog (a phlog) on my Gopher site.


Most of my recent hobby projects are on, and on my GitHub page.


There is a lot of interesting things around, and I am trying to collect them: it is both for me, to keep them around, and for others who may be interested.