Monthly Archives: July 2002
Working for $0 Dave Winer writes: OSCON, last week, has done its job and stirred the embers of the Great Open Source Debate of the 1990s. I found myself writing in an email yesterday: “Very little really usable software has … Continue reading
Plan 9 So, I’m sitting in the main lecture room, watching Keith Packard, Jim Gettys and Rob Pike chatting about old school UNIX stuff. Plan 9 on the main screen, awaiting Rob Pike’s talk about “plumbing”. No idea what this … Continue reading
GNOME 2.0 Debrief Besides having a stupid toilet seat without a VGA interface, the talk went well. Sounds like everyone is on the same page, both on the release team and hacker community sides. Very encouraging, looking forward to a … Continue reading
Boston Sitting in Luis’ cube at Ximian’s Boston office. Bumping into all the Ximian dudes as they arrive for a leisurely start to their working day at… noon. Caught the subway in with Luis, breakfasting on cinnamon raisin bagels with … Continue reading
Playtime is over. I’ll be on flight LH420 from Frankfurt to Boston, arriving at 19:50 local time.
Taking on a Small Planet Rome, Boston, San Francisco. This trip is a two week mix of much-needed (and hopefully very disciplined) relaxation, romantic stay on the coast of Italy, lots of hard work on GNOME stuff, and the accompanying … Continue reading
Free Your Pizza spiv and I have been enjoying some time in front of the oven and stove cooking dinner for our housemates. I’ve always loved cooking, spiv maintains that he doesn’t know anything about it (which is complete bollocks), … Continue reading