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Tagbanwa script

Tagbanwa known as Apurahuano, is one of the suyat writing systems of the Philippines used by the Tagbanwa people as their ethnic writing system and script. The Tagbanwa languages, which are Austronesian languages with about 25,000 total speakers in the central and northern regions of Palawan, are dying out as the younger generations of Tagbanwa are learning and using non-traditional languages, such as Cuyonon and Tagalog, thus becoming less knowledgeable of their own indigenous cultural heritage. There are proposals to revive the script by teaching it in public and private schools with Tagbanwa populations; the Tagbanwa script was used in the Philippines until the 17th century. Related to Baybayin, it is believed to have come from the Kawi script of Java and Sumatra, which in turn, descended from the Pallava script, one of the southern Indian scripts derived from Brahmi. Tagbanwa is a syllabic alphabet in which each consonant has an inherent vowel /a/. Other vowels are indicated by a diacritic below the consonant.

Vowels at the beginning of syllables are represented by their independent characters. Syllables ending in a consonant are written without the final consonant. Tagbanwa is traditionally written on bamboo in vertical columns from bottom to top and left to right. Though it is read from left to right in horizontal lines. Tagbanwa writing makes use of double punctuation marks. Tagbanwa script was added to the Unicode Standard in March, 2002 with the release of version 3.2. The Unicode block for Tagbanwa is U+1760–U+177F: Suyat Baybayin Buhid script Hanunó'o script Kulitan Kawi script Filipino orthography Tagbanwa font

A Less Bad World

A Less Bad World is a 2004 Argentine drama film directed by Alejandro Agresti and focused on the Argentina's Dirty War. In the early 2000s Isabel discovers that her husband Cholo, who vanished 20 years before as a desaparecido, a victim of the Dirty War by the Argentine military junta, is still alive, she decides to meet him again and, together with her daughters, travels to the small sea village near Patagonia where he has moved to. Her two daughters are Sonia, the adolescent daughter of Cholo that has never met her father, Beba, a girl of around 8 years old, daughter of another man. Once in the village, Isabel at first doesn't feel able to meet Cholo, he has told the villagers that his family died in a car accident. When Isabel meets Cholo, the man appears not to recognize her. During the film the choice of Cholo is explained: he vanished from Buenos Aires trying to forget the trauma of the years of the dictatorship, when he and Isabel were communist militants, he was imprisoned and tortured for a period.

In the end, after a long letter written by Sonia to her father, Cholo decides to resume contact with the three women. 2004: Best Film of the "Award of the City of Rome" A Less Bad World on IMDb


Dunvant is a suburban district and community in the City and County of Swansea and falls within the Dunvant ward. It is situated in a valley some 4.5 miles west of Swansea city centre. The population as of the 2011 census was 4,383, it adjoins the area of Killay. Dunvant started out as a small village based around the coal industry; the area between Dunvant and Gowerton was once quite industrialised. With four nearby collieries Killan, Bryn Mawr and Dunvant. Bishwell and Bryn Mawr to the south of Gowerton were closed in the 1870s. However, the collieries in Dunvant have a longer history. Dunvant closed again in 1914. Killan ceased operations in 1925 following the disaster of 1924. At its peak it employed 900 men. Other industry included the Penlan Brickworks and Quarry which although long since derelict is now an area of conservation and ecological diversity. Development of this part of the South Wales Coalfield was due to the proximity of the Central Wales Line, which first opened to passengers in 1867 taking people from Swansea Victoria station via Blackpill through to Gowerton and beyond.

At its peak, the railway carried up to 80 trains a day including express trains to Shrewsbury. Houses in the area sprung up in the form of ribbon development along the roads leading to the area in the early 1920s and 1930s. However, it was in the 1960s that larger housing estates appeared, creating the sub-urban area forming Dunvant today. Dunvant had its own community council, until it was dissolved in 2006. Dunvant has Pen-y-Fro Primary situated on Priors Crescent and Dunvant School. Dunvant School opened to secondary pupils in 1877 under the headship of Mr John Roach; the school replaced an earlier school in Killay. As the school expanded, the original buildings were insufficient and a number of temporary buildings were provided; the infants school operated from a corrugated iron building known as the Tin Shack until a new building was built in 1966 to the north of the junior school. The Tin Shack survived as part of the junior school. In 1969, the new Olchfa School opened and many of the staff and older pupils transferred to the new school, with buildings belonging to the Dunvant Secondary School being transferred to the junior school.

With the new infants school and secondary school, accommodation at Dunvant became overcrowded due to the continued expansion of the large housing estates at Derlwyn and Broadmead. The overcrowding was alleviated in 1976 by the opening of the new Hendrefoilan Primary School in Killay. In 2006, Dunvant Infant and Dunvant Junior Schools merged to form Dunvant Primary School. Many of the temporary buildings on the junior school site have now been removed, a programme of building works is under way to bring the remaining buildings up to a modern standard. Rugby union club Dunvant RFC is based in the village. Dunvant is home to Dunvant Male Choir, directed by Jonathan Rogers; the Clyne Valley Cycle Track part of National Cycle Network Route 4 runs through this village. Sir Granville Beynon, physicist. John Ormond and film-maker. Heather Nicholson, animal rights activist Ceri Richards, acknowledged as Wales’ most important artist of the mid-twentieth century, went to Dunvant infants and junior school.

David John Thomas, Wales international rugby player St Martin's Ebenezer St. Joachim and St. Anne Catholic Church Dunvant Gospel Hall Dunvant, Portrait of a Community by Gareth Evans, published in 2008 Dunvant Male Choir Dunvant Rugby Club The History of Dunvant by David Morgan

Dennis Greene (footballer)

Dennis Greene is an English former professional footballer and most the manager of Tamworth. Greene joined Finnish side FC Haka. During his time with the club he helped them gain promotion to the Veikkausliiga and helped the club win the 1998 Veikkausliiga, as well as playing in the 1998–99 UEFA Cup Winners' Cup. Dennis Greene was announced as manager of Southern League Premier Central side Tamworth on 20 September 2018. Dennis' first game came on 29 September 2018, in a Southern League Premier Central fixture at home to Royston Town, which Tamworth lost 2-1. Greene was sacked by Tamworth on 20 January 2019, five months after being given the job, following a run of poor results, which worked out to a 20% win ratio. Dennis Greene was branded reckless in 2003. In court a jury of 10 people heard how Dennis kicked off after being asked to leave the venue, hitting a glass panel and catching the doorman who required 3 stitches in his lip. Greene was ordered to pay £ 530 in costs; the police warned Greene after harassment of St Neots Town chairman Mike Kearns over twitter, what started out as a disagreement and falling out on social media turned and a statement issues by St Neots read, all messages and emails are now in hands of the police.

Greene was angry as he said he was owed money by St Neots after his resignation but they said this was not the case. St Neots said that Greene was being difficult after his resignation in the fact he wouldn't return the club keys and tried to tap players up. During his time as manager of St Neots Town and Histon, despite being employed, Greene informed the state he was unemployed and claimed over £6,000 in benefits, which he was ordered to pay back on 5 February 2014 at Peterborough Magistrates' Court, where he admitted to the charges. FC Haka Veikkausliiga: 1998

Chez Scheme

Chez Scheme is a programming language, a dialect and implementation of the language Scheme, a type of Lisp. It uses an incremental native-code compiler to produce native binary files for the x86, PowerPC, SPARC processor architectures, it has supported R6RS standard since version 7.9.1. It is free and open-source software released under an Apache License, version 2.0. It was first released in 1985, by R. Kent Dybvig licensed as proprietary software, released as open-source software on GitHub with version 9.4. Petite Chez Scheme is its sibling implementation which uses a threaded interpreter design instead of Chez Scheme's incremental native-code compiler. Programs written for Chez Scheme run unchanged in Petite Chez Scheme, as long as they do not depend on using the compiler. Petite Chez Scheme is distributable and may be used with no royalty fees, subject to the license agreement; the first version of Chez Scheme was developed by R. Kent Dybvig and completed in 1984; some copies of the original version were distributed in 1985.

Cadence Research Systems developed Chez Scheme until the company was purchased by Cisco Systems in 2011. Cisco open-sourced Chez Scheme in 2016. In one series of benchmarks, Chez Scheme was among the fastest available Scheme implementations on the Sun SPARC processor architecture, while Petite Chez Scheme was among the slowest implementations on the more common x86 processor architecture. Chez Scheme has a windowing system and computer graphics package called the Scheme Widget Library, is supported by the portable SLIB library.. However the widget library is no longer maintained. Official website The Development of Chez Scheme by R. Kent Dybvig Chez Scheme on GitHub Chez Scheme formal project page on GitHub R. Kent Dybvig on GitHub Chez Scheme on the Scheme wiki


The program ttcp is a utility for measuring network throughput, popular on Unix systems. It measures the network throughput between two systems using the TCP or optionally UDP protocols, it was written by Mike Muuss and Terry Slattery at BRL sometime before December 1984, to compare the performance of TCP stacks by the Computer Systems Research Group of the University of California and Bolt, Beranek and Newman to help DARPA decide which version to place in 4.3BSD. Many compatible implementations and derivatives exist including the used Iperf. Testing can be done from any platform to any other platform, for example from a Windows machine to a Linux machine, as long as they both have a ttcp application installed. For normal use, ttcp is installed on two machines – one will be the sender, the other the receiver; the receiver waits for a connection. Once the two connect, the sending machine sends data to the receiver and displays the overall throughput of the network they traverse; the amount of data sent and other options are configurable through command line parameters.

The statistics output covers TCP/UDP payload only and is displayed by default in KiB/s instead of kb/s, but it can be configured to be displayed in other ways on some implementations. The reported throughput is more calculated on the receive side than the transmit side, since the transmit operation may complete before all bytes have been transmitted. Designed for Unix systems, ttcp has since been ported to and reimplemented on many other systems such as Windows; the original Unix implementation developed by Mike Muuss and Terry Slattery, version 1.10 dated 1987-09-02. Uses port 2000 by default. Developed at Silicon Graphics, the nttcp implementation made several changes that remain in future implementations such as by default using port 5001 instead of 2000, reversing the meaning of the -s switch to sink data by default, adding the -w window size switch Developed at Laboratory for Computational Physics and Fluid Dynamics at Naval Research Lab. Provides additional information related to the data transfer such as user and wall-clock time and receiver CPU utilization, loss percentage.

Developed by the Distributed Applications Support Team at the National Laboratory for Applied Network Research. Used and ported implementation including additions such as the option for bidirectional traffic. Developed by Microsoft, used to profile and measure Windows networking performance. NTttcp is one of the primary tools Microsoft engineering teams leverage to validate network function and utility. Developed by Shihua Xiao at Microsoft, used to profile and measure Linux networking performance. Provided multiple threading to exchange data in test, can interop with Windows version of ntttcp. Native Windows version developed by PCAUSA. Cisco IOS routers include ttcp as a hidden command that can be set up as either the sender or receiver in version 11.2 or higher and feature sets IP Plus or Service Provider. Many EnGenius branded wireless access points include an Iperf-based implementation accessible as Speed Test under Diagnostics in the web and command line user interfaces. Bwping: Tool of similar nature using IP's inherent ECHO reply functionality instead of dedicated server-side software.

Netperf: Another bandwidth measurement tool that supports TCP, UDP, DLPI, Unix Domain Sockets and SCTP. Iperf NetPIPE