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Submitted by msameer on Sat, 25/08/2007 - 2:09am

* هو لسه الناس بتقف في المطار بيفط و تنادي على الناس ؟
* هو الجو حر ؟
* يا سواق يا حمار
* ايه الشركه اللي تغير نظام اشتراكات المحمول باثر رجعي
* بجد هاتخانق معاه دا فور دمي
* هي الناس معندهاش احساس بالوقت ليه ؟
* هو ليه كلامي صعب يتفهم


hunspell-ar for debian hits NEW.

Submitted by msameer on Sun, 12/08/2007 - 2:10pm

I've just uploaded the result of the ayaspell-dic project packaged for debian as hunspell-ar (The Arabic hunspell dictionary).
The packages are now waiting in new.

The same packages can be downloaded from here. Maybe someone other than me'd like to use them ;-)


Yes for Debian Maintainers...

Submitted by msameer on Sun, 29/07/2007 - 9:02pm

* Yes, they can upload crappy packages but we can ask to revoke an account.
* Yes, they can upload crappy packages but someone must sponsor the 1st upload.
* Yes, they can upload crap but a DD is advocating them. If they are smart enough to fool a DD to get an DM account then they are smart enough to fool him for the DD process.
* Yes, they can seek sponsors but finding sonsors is not that easy (At least for me).

Perhaps there's a way to identify the DM uploads so we can do more checks "not part of the process" ?


mbox splitter

Submitted by msameer on Sun, 22/07/2007 - 10:56pm

Just because I can't run sa-learn on my 15,000+ messages spam folder. It'll crash due to some hardware problems.
I thought that splitting the mailbox into smaller files will allow me to feed it to sa-learn.
I'm not sure something similar doesn't exist but I wrote mine anyway ;-)

The only problem is it consumes a lot of CPU and RAM, it was killed/crashed multiple times but it worked and allowed me to feed my spam mailbox to spamassassin!

Here it is in case someone needs it: split_mailbox.py. Needs python 2.5


Waiting for the tickets...

Submitted by msameer on Tue, 17/07/2007 - 1:36pm

Helsinki: 24.08.2007 17:40
Cairo: 25.08.2007 02:00

Cairo: 09.09.2007 06.35
Helsinki: 09.09.2007 16.15

I hate CDG Airport...


No connectivity.

Submitted by msameer on Tue, 10/07/2007 - 3:17pm

No connectivity since Friday evening. I took all the precautions to ensure my connection will be working in the new place but it seems I'll have to wait until Thursday.

No email or anything. Even worse, I have a FTBFS bug that needs fixing.

Why are all the hotspots I find encrypted ? ;-)

Update: mbar has a free wifi connection but they allow only http and ssh. The more I use ssh tunneling, the more I love ssh and the more I feel proud of FOSS! ;-)

Update2: I'm back online. Just as I thought. I was using the radio outlet which was labeled TV incorrectly!


Finland is ...

Submitted by msameer on Mon, 02/07/2007 - 6:31pm

Strong sun, dark clouds, blue clear sky, thunder, lightning, green areas. All together at the same time.


Got the keys!

Submitted by msameer on Fri, 29/06/2007 - 2:31pm

Got the keys for my new apartment in Helsinki... :-)


فيه ايه يا عم ؟

Submitted by msameer on Tue, 12/06/2007 - 10:13pm

فيه ايه يا عم ؟ فيه ايه يا عم ؟!

ايه يا عم مالك ؟
و الله بندفع فوق ال 30% ضرايب
و بادفع فوق ده 22% VAT على كل حاجه بعد كده.
وبندفع ترخيص علشان نتفرج على التليفزيون

و عندنا شركات برضه بتطلع عين الزباين...

و بعد ده كله جاى تقولى النت رخيصه ؟ ياخى ***!


Egyptian president, no donut for you.

Submitted by msameer on Sun, 10/06/2007 - 5:19pm

Yes, I'm not saying a thank you for anything. Not because you didn't do anything good. You did a lot of good things. One of them is showing me how much I love Egypt especially after being far away. You saved my life by me not having a country to give my life up for if I needed...

Even if you did a lot of real good things, no thank you. It's your job and no, you did not do it.


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