Monthly Archives: July 2004

I’m getting ready to set off on another long-haul trip tomorrow. If you’re going to be in any of these places at the same time as me, and want to say “hi” or bug me about any of the projects … Continue reading

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Newsworthy? What does it tell us that Red Hat’s inclusion of Evolution Exchange is regarded as news? “Red Hat, the top seller of the Linux operating system, has adopted an e-mail enhancement that its rival Novell recently released as open-source … Continue reading

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Bigger breasts offered as perk to US soldiers: “The United States Army has long lured recruits with the slogan ‘Be All You Can Be’ but now soldiers and their families can receive plastic surgery, including breast enlargements, on taxpayers’ money.”

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Massive shout out to Alan, who raised the idea of six month release cycles for Linux at the Kernel Summit: “Alan Cox had a different idea: given that there is not a great deal of stuff to merge into 2.7, … Continue reading

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Pipka‘s back at home after her third medical adventure for the year, and is doing fine. No more smack or intravenous antibiotics… Bummer. Thanks for all the hugs, well-wishes and flowers… Now we’re going to celebrate relative freedom, and the … Continue reading

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Stunning usability review of GNOME 2.6 on a new site called userinstinct. It includes actual user testing. This is truly useful usability work, in stark contrast to some other efforts we’ve seen in recent times.

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Pipka was admitted to hospital tonight with a pretty vicious kidney infection, and should only be there for a couple of days. They’re just hooking her up with some intravenous antibiotics (to kick the infection’s arse – unchecked, it may … Continue reading

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