Monthly Archives: June 2003

Anders won the GU4DEC hackfest with his elite .hidden file support in Nautilus, but there were lots of other cool entries. starfield is a vertical scrolling arcade game in which the object of the game is to blow up Evolution … Continue reading

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The interview I did for linmagau is up. Indy asked a lot of good questions. Unfortunately, I didn’t have time to finish answering one of the really great ones. I might send the linmagau team my complete answer for next … Continue reading

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An intriguing GTK+ bug caused a couple of outrageous anomalies.

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My linux.conf.au 2003 CD finally arrived this week, mostly because I moved house, so the package bounced back through Perth. It was addressed to Jeff Waugh, Association for the Removal of Pants. Already looking forward to Adelaide in 2004… I’ll … Continue reading

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I always wondered what a bogomip really was.

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Mary pointed out this great comment about motives for participation in Open Source from Kieran Healy, who was at the HBS/MIT Sloan Free/Open Source Software Conference (mouthful): “My intuition is that the real causal traction is in social organization or … Continue reading

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Had a great Foundation Board meeting yesterday, and feel a lot better about where we’re going. We had to cut out huge swathes of the agenda, but the things we did cover, we pretty much clinched. Lots of potential for … Continue reading

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First day of GU4DEC! Paul set up live.guadec.org, so hopefully there will be photo galleries and links to blogs and stuff on there soon. Glynn and I did the welcome talk earlier, which turned out pretty well. With the lights … Continue reading

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Home from dinner and beers with the gang. Johann arrived from Brazil, and is not too happy with the temperature. It’s great to see Kjartan and Calum again, and meet Mark (who claims I met him in Seville, but I … Continue reading

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Anders arrived at Glynn’s place, and has already hacked up an intimidating entry for the pre-conference hackfest. An awesome feature that everyone wants. Glynn says the network room is huge, with lots of cool hardware to play with. Anders and … Continue reading

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