Monthly Archives: March 2004

Found an interesting page about fisheye views, applied to XUL menus. If you’ve seen the OS X dock, you’ll know what a fisheye view is, but you may not have thought about the cunning metrics going on behind the scenes … Continue reading

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Love the Debian HK site, added it to the Planetarium. The description field in their blog feed is: “Unite all Debian users in Hong Kong, dominate the Greater China Linux market, conquer all servers in the world!” As long as … Continue reading

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There is a great post by ‘rkrishnan’ on GNOME Bangalore about why blogging is important. It’s a fictional conversation between the protagonist and a skeptic, attempting to explain what a blog is, and why it’s useful. Various points are made, … Continue reading

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Some fascinating stats in the Free/Libre/Open Source Software Asian Developers Online Survey. Marco should be proud, around six percent of respondents knew who he was. Cool! It certainly gives me pause for thought about the importance of Asia to the … Continue reading

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The GNOME release parties ought to have a slogan, and I think I found a good one on FootNotes: “Will installing it through the night while I am half-dressed and supposed to be finishing homework count as a party?”

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In case any of the Novell systems administration team read my blog, I just wanted to encourage you to route all important public-facing website decisions through Dave Camp. He’s a very smart cookie, loving and huggable. Plus, he would keep … Continue reading

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Liiiinkage! Great article on news.com about presence, which links to a bunch of other good articles for people interested in collaboration station ideas. After talking with Gus about the language debates going on at the moment, he suggested I check … Continue reading

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I don’t have an expressable opinion on the language thing yet. But I’m glad it has been brought up with a fairly sensible analysis, instead of a flamewar. Even so… Before Havoc’s essay: After:

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Since Alex Larsson doesn’t have a blog, I will have to blog this great article about choice for him: “The ordinary man believes he is free when he is permitted to act arbitrarily, but in this very arbitrariness lies the … Continue reading

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There’ll be an Alan & Telsa moment in our house when Pipka gets up this morning. The Debian Installer folk need testers on weird platforms, so I’ve been trying to help out with some machines here. Unfortunately, they’re hot and … Continue reading

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