Monthly Archives: January 2004

An Electronic Tower of Babel: “Still, companies in the past few years have focused more on adding performance and features than on making products that are easy to use and play well with other machines.” It always pleases me that … Continue reading

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Pounding the nail on the head, CSIRO’s mathematical and information sciences division uses Debian, GNOME, R and Python for their data mining research and applications. They’ve shipped it to the Health Insurance Commission, the NRMA and the Department of Health … Continue reading

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Much of the first part of today (which has been a very long ‘today’) spent hacking on release strategy proposal, web planning documents and library.gnome.org. It’s going to rock way hard when these planets align. I was really hoping to … Continue reading

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Very saddened to hear of another loss in the GNOME community: Mark Finlay was young, eager, furiously energetic and just heading into university – where I’m sure he would have blossomed into a great GNOME and Free Software hacker. I … Continue reading

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Had a good day today with arch and all this Planet hacking. First off, I had to merge Scott’s changes into my tree. I had made a few touch-ups here and there, so Scott’s changes were based on a slightly … Continue reading

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Planets in Alignment

Some crazy progress on Planet. Thanks to Scott’s excellent work ridding us of old horrors, I’ve managed to build multiple output support in record time. Planet GNOME now supports RSS 2.0 and RSS 1.0 feeds of its aggregation, and further … Continue reading

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spiv points out some Penny Arcade prescience of Planet Proliferation. Hell yeah! Scott just sent a lengthy email describing his massive rewrite of Planet. It is now truly an awesome aggregator, with none of the old pyblaggisms. He has totally … Continue reading

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Sun may change Linux desktop platform… Where in the World is the KDE League?… The GNOME Lover’s Guide to linux.conf.au… GUADEC 2004 Call For Papers. Fun, fun, fun…

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Are you a SuSE dude? James Ogley – you may know him from such websites as Rubber Turnip and usr local bin – has set up a Planet SuSE and is calling for SuSE community bloggers to jump on board. … Continue reading

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I just fixed a breathtakingly bad off-by-one error in the Planet code. You don’t have to go fossicking for certain entries anymore (such as Dave’s, John’s, Evo’s, Ximian Desktop’s… all the MoveableType blogs, though it’s not MT’s fault). This is … Continue reading

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