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Mandriva repositories retired

After migrating from WordPress to Pelican , I realized that my old Mandriva repositories weighted 1.3 Go. Which make my whole blog much bigger than I expected. So I decided to trim the fat and moved my repositories in retirement. This post is a formal announcement that my repositories, formerly …
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WordPress to Pelican

You probably noticed this blog dramatically changed lately and was sometimes broken. That’s because I was in the middle of migrating it from WordPress to a static site generator. In the last few years, tweaking and maintaining my server proved to be a challenging but rewarding experience. Most of …
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WordPress to Disqus Migration

I’ve just finished migrating all the comments of this blog from WordPress to Disqus . Why using an external comment platform? It’s just that I plan to ditch WordPress entirely, and switch to a static site generator in the near future. Here are some details on my migration to …
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LibreOffice templates: Blue Curve & Fancy Window Frame

Sorting my archives, I uncovered an old collection of presentations I created in 2001/2002 when I was a student. I’ve just generated out of these original slides templates for LibreOffice. First, here is Blue Curve  : You can download the file from the official LibreOffice templates  website. Second presentation …
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How-to clean and tidy up OpenERP’s XML

Based on internal metrics, half of the OpenERP custom code I produce for my customers is Python. The other half is XML (sigh). If Python is well-equipped to enforce coding styles (thanks to pep8, pyflakes, pylint and the likes), it’s another story for XML. After some investigations and experiments …
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