Monthly Archives: August 2013


Chopstix from the past

Want to see something terribly old from my past?  This is “Chopstix” a restaurant order entry and management system.  It puts the curse in libcurses, and shows why dot matrix printers are both fantastic (run forever) and awful (vendor specific control codes).  It also taught me a lot about user experience, designing for stability and extensibility.  I’m releasing it as-is – it was last built against OpenBSD 4.2 which is long since deprecated.