Tag Archives: CopperSpice

CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 19

By | July 13, 2021

My first real computer job was midnight computer operator for Airfone Inc. There I learned respect for automated update procedures and bare metal backups. I’m not talking about that hokey Microsoft stuff that reboots your computer in the middle of a critical process. I’m talking about batch scripts run in a controlled manner as part… Read More »

The CUTE Journey

By | June 15, 2021

Every now and then you will find yourself needing to install a really old Ubuntu version. I stumbled into this with CUTE and Scintilla. You see, the RedDiamond project really needs to jump ship from QPlainTextEdit. The syntax highlighting available in that module is horribly inefficient. If you never have more than a couple thousand… Read More »

CopperSpice Experiments – Pt. 18 – The Pull Request

By | December 2, 2020

It has been a very long time coming, life kept getting in the way here, but my Diamond editor changes are ready for pull. For those who don’t give a rat’s behind about the pull request, here are the new packages. These are not official. I have tested these Diamond editor packages in bare installs… Read More »