Yearly Archives: 2013

Perambulations and Town Lines

Although abolished a few decades ago, for much of Connecticut’s history colonial, then state law required that towns regularly perambulate their boundaries and establish and renew bounds on said boundaries under penalty of a fine. This was to be done … Continue reading

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10 Things that are Like Attributing a Photo on Wikipedia to Wikipedia

Often, people copy images from Wikipedia without citation. Of those who do cite their photos, many just cite “Wikipedia” or “Wikimedia Commons,” which does not attribute the photographer and therefore does not constitute a proper citation. Due to this common … Continue reading

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Camp Workcoeman Land Acquisitions

Since last summer, I’ve been working on a map of Camp Workcoeman. A time consuming aspect of that has been finding and mapping the property bounds, and I’ve spent quite a bit of time researching the deeds for the various … Continue reading

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Scanner Modifications to Scan Large Documents

Your average consumer scanner works well for scanning normal printed or handwritten documents, usually anything up to Letter or A4 size. For something a bit larger, say Legal or Tabloid size, one can try to scan the document in segments, … Continue reading

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Finishing Google Summer of Code

I have now merged the second phase of my Google Summer of Code project, unit support improvements, into the Inkscape trunk. Back in April when I proposed this project, I thought refactoring Inkscape’s unit support would be the easier part … Continue reading

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