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AutoLISP

AutoLISP is a dialect of the programming language Lisp built for use with the full version of AutoCAD and its derivatives, which include AutoCAD Map 3D, AutoCAD Architecture and AutoCAD Mechanical. Neither the application programming interface nor the interpreter to execute AutoLISP code are included in the AutoCAD LT product line. AutoLISP is a small, dynamically scoped, dynamically typed Lisp language dialect with garbage collection, immutable list structure, settable symbols, lacking in such regular Lisp features as macro system, records definition facilities, functions with variable number of arguments or let bindings. Aside from the core language, most of the primitive functions are for geometry, accessing AutoCAD's internal DWG database, or manipulation of graphical entities in AutoCAD; the properties of these graphical entities are revealed to AutoLISP as association lists in which values are paired with AutoCAD group codes that indicate properties such as definitional points, colors, linetypes, etc.

AutoCAD loads AutoLISP code from. LSP files. AutoLISP code can interact with the user through AutoCAD's graphical editor by use of primitive functions that allow the user to pick points, choose objects on screen, input numbers and other data. AutoLisp has a built-in graphical user interface mini- or domain-specific language, the Dialog Control Language, for creating modal dialog boxes with automated layout, within AutoCAD. AutoLISP was derived from an early version of XLISP, created by David Betz; the language was introduced in AutoCAD Version 2.18 in January 1986, continued to be enhanced in successive releases up to release 13 in February 1995. After that, its development was neglected by Autodesk in favor of more fashionable development environments like Visual Basic for Applications. NET Framework, ObjectARX. However, it has remained AutoCAD's main user customizing language. Vital-LISP, a enhanced version of AutoLISP including an integrated development environment, debugger and ActiveX support, was developed and sold by third party developer Basis Software.

Vital LISP was a superset of the existing AutoLISP language that added VBA-like access to the AutoCAD object model, general ActiveX support, some other general Lisp functions. Autodesk purchased this, renamed it Visual LISP, sold it as an add-on to AutoCAD release 14 released in May 1997, it was incorporated into AutoCAD 2000 released in March 1999, as a replacement for AutoLISP. Since Autodesk has ceased major enhancements to Visual LISP and focused more effort on VBA and. NET, C++; as of January 31, 2014, Autodesk no longer supports VBA versions older than 7.1. This is part of a long-term process of changing from VBA to. NET for user customizing. AutoLISP has such a strong following that other computer-aided design application vendors add it to their products. Bricscad, IntelliCAD and others have AutoLISP functionality, so that AutoLISP users can consider using them as an alternative to AutoCAD. Most development involving AutoLISP since AutoCAD 2000 is performed within Visual LISP since the original AutoLISP engine was replaced with the Visual LISP engine.

There are thousands of utilities and applications that have been developed using AutoLISP or Visual LISP. A simple Hello world program in AutoLISP would be: Note the final line inside the function definition: when evaluated with no arguments, the princ function returns a null symbol, not displayed by the AutoCAD command-line interface; as the AutoCAD command line functions as a read–eval–print loop, this would print "Hello World!" to the command line, followed by the return value of the call to princ. Therefore, without the final call to the princ function, the result of this would be: Hello World!"\nHello World!"The prin1 function may be used to achieve the same result. A more complex example might be: The above code defines a new function which generates an AutoCAD point object at a given point, with a one-line text object displaying the X and Y coordinates beside it; the name of the function includes a special prefix'c:', which causes AutoCAD to recognize the function as a regular command.

The user, upon typing'pointlabel' at the AutoCAD command line, would be prompted to pick a point, either by typing the X and Y coordinates, or clicking a location in the drawing. The function would place a marker at that point, create a one-line text object next to it, containing the X and Y coordinates of the point expressed relative to the active User Coordinate System; the function requires no parameters, contains one local variable. The above example could be written using built-in AutoCAD commands to achieve the same result, however this approach is susceptible to changes to the command prompts between AutoCAD releases. AutoLISP FAQ

Tim McKeithan

Emmett James "Tim" McKeithan was an American Major League Baseball player, a pitcher with the Philadelphia Athletics of the American League from 1932 until 1934. He was listed at 6-foot-2-inch, weighed 182-pound, while batting and throwing right-handed. Emmett James McKeithan was born on November 1906 in Shelby, North Carolina, he played baseball for Duke University. His brother, Dick McKeithan, played in the Carolina League. After his college career, he signed a contract with the Philadelphia Athletics of the American League, joined the team for the 1932 season without having played in minor league baseball, he made his Major League Baseball debut on July 21, 1932, in the ninth inning of a game versus the St. Louis Browns. In one inning, he did not receive a decision in the 5 -- 3 loss. In his next appearance, on July 28, he started and pitched 2​1⁄3 innings in a loss to the Detroit Tigers. After making a short relief appearance on August 19, he started his second game of the season on September 24 against the Washington Senators.

He pitched the first nine innings of the game and the score was tied 7-7. His relief allowed a run in the 10th inning, the Athletics lost. McKeithan began the 1933 baseball season with the Montreal Royals, a class-AA team in the International League. In 45 appearances for the Royals, he had an 8–6 win–loss record, a 4.80 earned run average in 148 innings pitched. He re-joined the Athletics in September, appearing in three additional games, including four innings of relief on September 18, he received the victory against the Tigers, allowed one run and struck out three batters, connected for a base hit in his only at bat. His three strikeouts were the only three of his MLB pitching career, he returned to the Athletics for the 1934 season, made his first appearance on April 18. He finished the game with two innings of relief and surrendered an eighth-inning home run to Babe Ruth, the first that he had allowed in his career, it is claimed. In May, he made two one-inning relief appearances, allowed two runs to score in each, raising his season's ERA to 15.75.

On May 22, the Athletics released him from the team. His final MLB totals include 25​2⁄3 innings pitched in 10 games, a 7.36 ERA. McKeithan finished out the 1934 season with the Syracuse Chiefs of the IL, the class-AA affiliate of the Boston Red Sox, his win-loss record was 3-7 for the Chiefs in 22 appearances, had a 6.21 ERA in 87 innings pitched. The following season, his last as a professional, he played for the Galveston Buccaneers of the Texas League, a class-A league. In eight games, his W–L record was 2–3 in 20 innings pitched. After his baseball career, he worked as a salesman, owned a nursing home in Forest City, North Carolina. On August 30, 1969, McKeithan was died in Forest City, he is interred at Concord Baptist Church Cemetery in North Carolina. Russo, Frank. Bury My Heart at Cooperstown: Salacious and Surreal Deaths in the History of Baseball. Triumph Books. ISBN 9781617499364. Utley, R. G.. The Independent Carolina Baseball League, 1936–1938: Baseball Outlaws. McFarland & Company. ISBN 9780786482061.

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Belfast Dock (Northern Ireland Parliament constituency)

Belfast Dock was a constituency of the Parliament of Northern Ireland. Belfast Dock was a borough constituency comprising part of northern Belfast, it was created in 1929 when the House of Commons Act 1929 introduced first-past-the-post elections throughout Northern Ireland. Belfast Dock was created by the division of Belfast East into four new constituencies, it survived unchanged, returning one member of Parliament, until the Parliament of Northern Ireland was temporarily suspended in 1972, formally abolished in 1973. The boundaries were the same as the former Dock ward; this meant that the boundary ran from Carlisle Circus, along Clifton Street, up North Queen Street, along Great George's Street, along the Belfast Lough, along Brougham Street and Duncairn Gardens and from the top of Duncairn Gardens, along the Antrim Road to Carlisle Circus. The constituency was identical to the current New Lodge ward; the constituency is now part of Belfast North. The constituency was one of the most marginal in the Northern Ireland Parliament changing hands at every election until 1965.

In the five elections from 1933 to 1953 the incumbent member lost his seat

CFS Carp

Canadian Forces Station Carp is a former Canadian military facility located in the rural farming community of Carp in Ottawa, Ontario 30 km west of downtown Ottawa. CFS Carp was decommissioned in 1994, in 1998 it was reopened as the Diefenbunker, Canada's Cold War Museum and designated a National Historic Site of Canada, it is open year-round for tours. In 1958, at the height of the Cold War and the infancy of the intercontinental ballistic missile threat, Prime Minister John Diefenbaker authorized the creation of close to 50 Emergency Government Headquarters across Canada; these shelters were part of what came to be known as the Continuity of Government plan, meant to protect various members of government in the event of a nuclear attack. The original site, some 9.7 km east of Almonte was abandoned when ground water proved impossible to remove. An abandoned gravel pit outside Carp was selected instead, construction began in 1959 and was completed by 1962; the Carp shelter would be the largest of such facilities and the only one in the immediate Ottawa area.

The underground 4-storey bunker required 5,000 tonnes of steel. The structure was capable of withstanding a nuclear blast up to 5 megatons from 1.8 km away. It had massive blast doors at the surface, as well as extensive air filters to prevent radiation infiltration. Although effective against surface nuclear detonations, the facility was found to be vulnerable to conventional Bunker buster bombs developed after its construction, as these bombs had time delay fuses that would detonate after they had penetrated enough underground. Underground storage was built for food, fresh water, other supplies; the bunker was built to accommodate 565 people for up to one month without receiving additional supplies from the outside. It included an emergency broadcast studio for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation and a vault on the lowest level to hold the gold reserves of the Bank of Canada; these facilities were administered by the Royal Canadian Corps of Signals. A decentralized transmitter site, the Richardson Detachment, with numerous transmitter antenna was located further to the west near Perth Ontario, supported from a 2-storey underground facility of similar construction to the Carp facility but much smaller.

Two radio receiving facilities, the CFS Carp Almonte Detachment and CFS Carp Dunrobin Detachment, with a complete receiving antenna arrays were built in the region but all buildings were above ground. CFS Carp was decommissioned in 1994 following the reduction in the ICBM threat. From 1959 to 1994, the site was owned and operated by the Government of Canada, Department of National Defence. After the local municipality took control of the facility in 1994, the community took a great interest in the bunker, requesting access to public tours of the facility; the local municipality took control of the facility and a group of local volunteers, recognizing the heritage and tourism value of the Carp Diefenbunker, undertook to open the facility as a cold war museum and conduct public tours. It was purchased by the Diefenbunker Development Group in 1998, opened as a museum; the name of the facility was changed to the Diefenbunker, Canada's Cold War Museum shortly thereafter. It is open year-round for public tours.

Many areas of the bunker, including the PM's Suite, the Emergency Government Situation Centre, the CBC Emergency Broadcasting Studio, the Military Federal Warning Centre, the External Affairs Ministerial Office, the Public Works Minister's Office and the Bank of Canada Vault, are being restored to their operational condition. The rest of the 358 rooms have been converted to exhibits of the Cold War era. Upon its opening in 1998, the museum was run by volunteers. However, the 5,000 visitors received that year was too much to be handled by volunteers. In 1999, the museum's second year of operation, a curator was hired along with some students; the museum's visitation doubled to 10,000 people that year. The museum continued to grow into the 2000s. Close to 15,000 visitors passed through the Diefenbunker in 2000. Additional part-time staff was hired throughout the year to keep up with museum maintenance and upkeep; as of 2008, the Diefenbunker averages 25,000 visitors each year. Four full-time staff, nine part-time staff and numerous volunteers work to keep the museum running smoothly.

In 2012, the museum had 45,280 visitors. This was one of the highest increases in attendance other than the opening year of the Bunker. In 2017, Canada's sesquicentennial, the Diefenbunker welcomed 88,000 visitors through its blast doors, it continues to be one of the best tourist attractions in Ottawa. The mandate of Diefenbunker, Canada's Cold War museum is "to increase throughout Canada and the world, interest in and a critical understanding of the Cold War, by preserving the Diefenbunker as a national historic site, operating a Cold War Museum; the Diefenbunker houses a collection of Cold War artefacts, an archive and a library, all of which are made available to researchers upon request, to the general public through the exhibitions. The Diefenbunker: Canada's Cold War museum is a not-for-profit, charitable museum, it is funded privately. The Diefenbunker applies for private, municipal and federal grants; the museum relies on the generous support of the community through donations and sponsorship.

The Diefenbunker

FC Apatride UTD

FC Apatride UTD is a Roots Reggae band from Belgrade city. The band was born in a ravaged country as a response to the neo-colonial atmosphere in political and cultural trends dominating all fields of life in the Balkans, in the aftermath of the imperialist intervention. Using reggae music as a rebellious means of expression, the band addresses the issues of importance in neo-colonies from the Marxist perspective, links art to actual class struggles on the ground, involving anti-xenophobia, shelter for refugees, anti-NATO shows, boycott of the bourgeois media etc. Signed for a Parisian label Makasound, the band released two albums before moving to British label Urban Sedated Records. Hockey - Drums Tony - Guitar Gaggie - Bass Kheirawi - Vocals The band describes its music as a hardcore reggae, meaning it refrains from market like influences of Pop music and other popular trends turning reggae acceptable to the establishment, they play heavy Roots style with militant lyrics. Band Name is inspired by both Apatride legal status, meaning "countryless" but "above any nation" in combination with Unity and love for Football In their own words: 2009 Anti NATO protest 2012 Anti-voting campaign and concert, calling on people to refrain from voting in Serbian general elections.

2013 Never bomb Syria concert, in support of the struggle of the Syrian people against imperialism 2014 Roots for refugees - aid concert for Asylum seekers in Serbia 2015 Show against media - campaign against mainstream mass media in Serbia 2018 Against capitalist terror - a benefit show for the family of a worker who committed suicide after not being able to pay the electricity bill Band has been known for "Third Worldist" socialist ideas e.g. that through the Capital export and an Uneven exchange, First World countries exploit the Third World, thus creating super profits which benefit the proletariat of the Core countries, so the working class in the imperialist core is an ally of the bourgeoisie, has an objective class interest in supporting imperialism. The band suggest following Samir Amin's proposal of delinking, a necessary socialist transformation of the Global South as a way forward. In 2012 Tear gas was thrown during the bands concert because they were viewed as extreme left band, but the perpetrators were never caught, nor have the authorities propelled an investigation Link Blic newspaper.

LPs 2006 - On The Frontline Menu 2007 - Them 2009 - Firing The Truth 2017 - Roots History Book 2019 - Third Worldism EPs 2008 Rural 12" 2008 - War Party 12"- Videos Nah with'em - US elections 2008 Fallujah - From the movie "Fear not the path of the truth" Desert Lion about the imperialist intervention in Libya Eyes of Cochise - On Indigenous struggle Big Bang - The creation Ah, Come! - Migration crisis Official Facebook page Official You Tube Channel Official Twitter page Official website BBC Radio 3 "Music in the Great war" Open letter to DPRK Interview Hardwire - Abdelraheem Kheirawi Interview Princip - Abdelraheem Kheirawi Interview Ziher - Abdelraheem Kheirawi Roots History book review Firing the truth review Them review On The Frontline Menu review Report on the band getting teargassed Discodogs discography Lyrics page Ten short stories from the Third World

Gidran

The Gidran, Gidrán, or Hungarian Anglo-Arab is a horse breed developed in Hungary from bloodstock that included the Arabian horse. All members of the breed are Chestnut, it is an endangered breed today, with only about 200 living representatives worldwide. The Gidran breed began its development in 1816 at the Mezohegyes State Stud; the original foundation sire was a desert bred Arabian stallion named Siglavy Gidran. This stallion was crossed on Arabian and Spanish-Naples mares as well as other local mares from eastern Europe. Beginning in 1893, Thoroughbred bloodlines were added. Shagya Arabian breeding was added; the breed influenced or was crossed on many other breeds in eastern Europe, including the Czech warm blood, Austrian Warmblood, Hungarian Warmblood, Nonius and the Ukrainian Riding Horse. It is associated with another Hungarian breed, the Kisber Felver. A study in 2016 of the Gidran showed that the remaining small population of horses has more genetic diversity than expected, which improves the breed's chances of not becoming extinct.

Gidrans stand between 15.3 to 17 hands. Crossbred animals that are chestnut and of Thoroughbred and Anglo-Arabian descent with a documented four-generation pedigree and minimum size of 15.2 hands may be added to the stud book if they qualify through a studbook selection process. The horses are set apart for their speed, stamina and courage, they have a straight profile. They have small ears; the breed tends to have large eyes. The Gidran is a muscular horse and is powerful