Older texts I wrote or edited
English subtitles for Arabela
Arabela is a wonderful Czech fairy tale series, popular all around the world.
I ripped Czech subtitles from the DVD's, machine-translated them into English
using Google Translate, and cleaned the translation up, so that my fiancée
could watch it, too.
Here you can download the subtitles both in Czech and English. They are
stored in the windows-1250 charset. Please beware that the English version is
The following texts are available only in Czech.
Doug collected a
lyrics for a
few thousand czech folk songs. Originally, the are storech in an
archaic T602 format. I wrote conversion scripts into TeX and PDF. The songs
are printed in two columns, the guitar chords are typeset nicely in a
mathematic mode, and several tables of contents are generated.
You can download the
conversion macros and Doug's ZIP-files, and convert the files
yourself. You can also download final clickable PDF-files with the
Linux VFS (2000)
A seminar paper on the structure of the Linux Virtual File System (VFS). I
describe the structure of the kernel, caching, and programming file-system
Apache 1.3.X (1999)
A seminar paper on the internals of the Apache WWW-server. I describe the
details of the compilation and configuration, SSL support, the individual
phases of processing a request, and a lot of experiences with programming
A seminar paper on my experiences with MetaPost. I describe the MetaPost
programming language and its differences from METAFONT. The paper includes 56
examples; some of them are taken from MetaPost-book, but most of the are mine.
An improved version of this article was published in CsTUG boat.
A seminar paper about the MP3 standard. I describe basic principles,
compression algorithms, standards, a few useful programs, grabbing CD's, etc.
Rules of games (HTML and TeX, 1997)
I attended in total around 25 meetings of correspondence seminairs at the high
school. We played a lot of interesting games there. I wrote a list of the
best of them. The list of contents is sorted according to 4 criteria.
My scientific papers are listed in a separate