Monthly Archives: November 2007

Sustainability – a Contrary View

I have always been in favour of efficiency and the avoidance of waste. As an engineer much of my career has been devoted to the development of better systems for using energy. I am currently a member of the Sustainability Group at the Dublin Institute of Technology. I am not a member of the Green Party or Greenpeace or any such organisation, although I respect their positions and am glad that they exist. By the way, the views expressed here are entirely my own; in fact they are not so much views as reflections, because I am not secure or at ease with them, and they are not static.
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Ablbeebl Project on Linux

I have been putting a lot of work and time into setting up the Latex side of the Ablbeebl project on Linux. All along, of course, I have been using FontForge to develop the actual characters of the font.

I have set up TeX Live under Ubuntu Linux. The basic installation of TeX and LaTeX is working well. I am using Texmaker as the GUI application for LaTeX.
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