Category Archives: Release Announcement

whaw 0.3 released

whaw 0.3 has been released. whaw is a window tiling system for xwindows that is independent of the underlying window manager allowing you to add basic tiling to any window manager. The major new features are that it can now be triggered in one shot mode, for instance from a keybinding, it now handles maximized […]

Cuckoo Byte Stuffing Algorithm

Cuckoo Byte Stuffing I introduce a byte stuffing algorithm for general use that has many useful properties that are not found together in other common algorithms. It obtains very low statistical overhead on arbitrary data without signifigantly increasing the entropy of the data stream. It does this by permuting the escape characters, taking them from […]

Optimizing Haskell compiler jhc 0.8.1 is out

A new version of the jhc optimizing haskell compiler has been released with a new licence, new libraries, and lots of improvements.

Whaw 0.2 released.

Window tiling is nice; automatically placing your windows to not overlap and maximally use screen space. Switching fully to tiling window managers is not always feasible. Whaw is a program I wrote to tile windows on your screen completely independently of your window manager. It plays nicely with anything from modern window managers to using […]