LMDB is an ultra-fast, ultra-compact key-value data store developed by Symas for the OpenLDAP Project. It uses memory-mapped files, so it has the read performance of a pure in-memory database while still offering the persistence of standard disk-based databases, and is only limited to the size of the virtual address space (it is not limited to the size of physical RAM).
For folks who have been searching for an OTR plugin that's compatible with Finch, you can now find one on gitorious:
Read about it here: http://lists.cypherpunks.ca/pipermail/otr-dev/2011-December/001237.html
Yay for isolinux hybrid mode!
Last month as I was running isotostick to copy an Ubuntu 8.04 image to my USB stick, I was thinking to myself "why do we have to mount the ISO image and do file-based copies? Why can't the hard drive bootsector read a CDROM image directly?" And lo and behold, now it can. Thanks for that!