Before I rudely interupted the conversation with my middling in software things of which I know comparatively little. I really did feel homeless there for a while. But we’ve been rescued by the Dissident Frogman, who neatly sowed the missing code back together again. Most the posts and conversations of this intergnum can be found at the newly renovated blogspot site, as soon as I have republished it there. If any of our bloggers wish to republish their posts (for the sake of posterity if nothing else, please feel free.