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Tuesday, November 4th, 2008

Bensan hinta

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Categories: [ Science ]

Bensa maksaa Keljon Shell Expressillä 1,294 EUR, mutta Palokassa se maksaa vain 1,259 EUR Palokan Neste Oil Expressillä. Matka Palokkaan ja takaisin on noin 20 km. Auto käyttää noin 7 L/100km, siis 1,4 L bensaa, joka maksaisi 1,76 EUR. Tankkaan 35 L, hinta ero on siis 0,88 EUR. Se ei maksaa vaivaa. (datan lähde: polttoaine.net).

[ Posted on November 4th, 2008 at 22:43 | 1 comment | ]

DICT-NetMOT Gateway

Categories: [ IT ]

I just finished motdictd.pl a gateway between the DICT protocol and the MOT online (not free at all) dictionary collection accessible to the University of Jyväskylä. It runs as a local DICT server, started from the command line by any user (preferably not root) and listens to on port 2628. DICT queries are turned into HTTP requests to NetMOT, the resulting HTML code is cleaned up and returned as pure text to the DICT client. The CLI DICT client doesn't support multiple servers, so it accessing the gateway requires to call dict -h localhost if the default server is dict.org.

[ Posted on November 4th, 2008 at 11:09 | 1 comment | ]