Monthly Archives: December 2003

Added a hackergotchi for James Willcox, thanks to Joe and The Inimitable Luke Stroven… who doesn’t have a blog! WTF? But I guess he spends enough blog-time running FootNotes. There are a few blogs on Planet GNOME without the benefit … Continue reading

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So, I decided to check on some missing hackergotchi heads, and found some lovely pictures of rml on the INTERWEB. Obviously he’s had a bit of a makeover since becoming a serious desktop hacker at Novell. None of that hippie, … Continue reading

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Time for a bit of mega-thanks. Thanks to Eric and Anders, hacking away at xserver’s hardware acceleration support; that’s going to be so sweet. Thanks to Ximian for hiring Robert Love, and letting him run free in the long grass … Continue reading

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From: Debian Installer <installer@ftp-master.debian.org> Accepted: ldapdiff_0.9.2-1.diff.gz   to pool/main/l/ldapdiff/ldapdiff_0.9.2-1.diff.gz ldapdiff_0.9.2-1.dsc   to pool/main/l/ldapdiff/ldapdiff_0.9.2-1.dsc ldapdiff_0.9.2-1_i386.deb   to pool/main/l/ldapdiff/ldapdiff_0.9.2-1_i386.deb ldapdiff_0.9.2.orig.tar.gz   to pool/main/l/ldapdiff/ldapdiff_0.9.2.orig.tar.gz Announcing to debian-devel-changes@lists.debian.org Setting bugs to severity fixed: 221821 Thank you for your contribution to Debian. Uneventful for many people, but this is … Continue reading

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Been having a wonderful headspace rest over the last week, attempting to avoid as much thought about work and GNOME as possible. It has been surprisingly invigorating to rest properly – shows that I don’t do a good job of … Continue reading

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LWN and news.com tell me that Red Hat is acquiring Sistina. So, GFS may once again be Free, and we will have a choice of cluster file systems – awesome to see Lustre hit 1.0 in the last few weeks, … Continue reading

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So, I have had a lot of respect for the KDE dudes for a long time. I have been incredibly happy that the core hackers in each camp have got along with cheerfulness, decorum and mutual respect – even while … Continue reading

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So, Pipka made it to China intact, and decided to up the ante on her intensive language course by participating in a multiple wisdom tooth extraction exercise at a local clinic. It started with wire-tension phone calls from her and … Continue reading

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I bought a new world political map today. Poster-sized and laminated for whiteboard marker abuse. Ben ‘kicking rad’ Lisle was surprised when I was really going to Map World to get it: “Oh. Wow. So you’re serious about this world … Continue reading

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Martin and Tim comment on Joel Spolsky’s review of TAOUP. Always interesting to read reactions to Joel’s articles because they tend to be strong. Strongly for, against, or surprised (“Wow, I thought Joel was a smart guy!”). I’m usually slightly … Continue reading

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