Monthly Archives: November 2007

A response to the cacophony

There’s a layer of truth to some of what Murray has said, but his shockingly exaggerated, hateful message is not intended to resolve or heal. Murray does not accept or credit my commitment or contributions to the project, and he … Continue reading

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GNOME and Novell: The FUD Stops Here

As a result of some confusion (and sadly, some very active, ugly and offensive muck-raking) in various sections of the community recently, I thought it might be interesting to do a review of GNOME’s relationship with Novell and some of … Continue reading

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Quelle surprise?

Federico, you might be learning the wrong lesson from this story, or possibly seeing only the Nail du Jour? You don’t need a distributed revision control system to do the right thing by the communities who power your products. If … Continue reading

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Recommended election listening

Here’s a listening suggestion for Saturday, November 24th, 2007: Powderfinger’s 1998 platinum release, Internationalist. Put the album on, open the windows, and crank it up! Vision is rejected, the peoples choice is tested So ignorance has won Children are infected, … Continue reading

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links for 2007-11-18

Cool plugins on “Here’s a quick tour of some of the rocking sweet plugins available on blogo!” (tags: gnome blogs blogo plugins) Deadline Hollywood Daily “[Mrs Ari] doesn’t read ‘Variety’… she reads ‘In Style’.” — Ari Gold. If you … Continue reading

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John Howard, facing * defeat

You shouldn’t count your chickens before they’ve hatched, but you can definitely count your Google hits before election day. We’re having what we’ve called an “election party/wake” next Saturday, but if the consistency of the polls over the last twelve … Continue reading

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Glynn Foster: Guilty as charged

Check out Barton George’s interview with Glynn Foster during Sun’s recent internal OpenSolaris and FOSS summits. Covers some cool stuff about Glynn’s history in GNOME, OpenSolaris, Indiana and the zen of time-based releases. Moving from Sun’s GNOME desktop team to … Continue reading

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QoTD: Bill Hilf

“When people buy commercial software, really what they’re buying is a guarantee. You’re buying a guarantee that what you have will perform, and has been tested and there’s someone you can call up, and if things go really bad someone’s … Continue reading

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links for 2007-11-17

Mens Donde Estan Mis Pantalones T-Shirt at “¿Donde están mis pantalones?” — Jaq found my t-shirt. But not my pants. Estoy siguen buscando mis pantalones! (tags: pantalones tshirt via:jaqx0r) Update: It has been pointed out by helpful commenters that … Continue reading

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links for 2007-11-16

Antony Green’s Election Blog “After resisting for a long time, I’ve finally committed to do a bit of blogging for the last week of the campaign.” — Antony Green, whose mere presence makes the Australian electoral season so great, starts … Continue reading

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