Kerning Pairs Part II

In my previous post Kerning Pairs Part I, I looked at kerning pairs calculated from the standard Mac dictionary that font designers would concentrate on to get the most payoff for their editing time. This time, I’ll do a simple Hadoop implementation of the same calculation.
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Kerning Pairs Part I

I was listening to Mac Power Users 128. The guest had an interesting comment on designing a typeface and how good designers adjust the kerning for every pair of letters in the language. In the english language, there are 6.15611958020716E36 (26^26) possible pairs of lower case letters alone. I’m thinking that’s not happening.
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cluvfy – PRVF-5637 : DNS response time could not be checked

In trying to add a second node to a two node Oracle Grid 11gR2 cluster, a problem came up during node verification.
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Calculating wind chill with RRDTool

In the process of switching over my Gnuplot graphs to RRD, I needed to re-do the SQL function I used for calculating wind chill into RPN notation. Quite straight forward in sql:
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