This is my (in)activity log. You might like to visit my employer
Novell which is an amazing company, and also
Dell who in days of yore provided me with a
free laptop for Gnome development / conferences.
Also if you have the time to read this sort of stuff you could enlighten
yourself by going to Unraveling Wittgenstein's net or if
you are feeling objectionable perhaps here.
Stuff Michael Meeks is doing
- Up very late, but feeling less ill. Chewed mail.
Linas Vepstas has been doing some nice bonobo reading and
playing; his split out hello world demo is
- Updated zvt, atk, libglade, gnome-core and had
a poke around - work needed on libglade it seems.
- Wow, it seems the gnumeric team are steaming
ahead great guns; the gnumeric/guppi combo now doing simple
graph rendering, with excel import, due for release shortly,
very exciting, also evolution 'Send file' support - this
seems to be creeping all over the shop; which is nice.
- Discovered ftp.planetmirror.com works well
in .au. still only getting 300 bytes/sec, hmm. modems.
- Off to CAF, a team meeting dinner - wow it's
well worth having another half on 'a team' :-) pulled
the python stuff in a few seconds.
- Got a nice spam in the mail, they'd even put
the effort in to insert my name at the top; nearly gave
them all my bank details - and then re-considered :-)
- Talked to clahey; can start merging parts
of my stuff into stable gal. Built guppi3 / gnumeric,
prepared to be blown away. Clahey was very reasonable
about large, but ultra boring code changes to gal to
make gtk+ 2.0 porting a far smaller diff.
- Wow - very impressed with Jody & Trow's
work on gnumeric / guppi. Loaded an excel spreadsheet
I got a long time ago and charting worked beautifuly
out of the box,
very, very pleasing; the first really useful example
of bonobo in the compound document arena. Very pleased,
lots of great Goldberg & gnumeric hackers work, also
in some ways a vindication of a huge amount of
- Team dinner with the CAF Australia team,
and directors. Managed to get an invite to the board
meeting dinner tommorow night - led by Alan Cox (no
relation apparently) - in Sydney Yacht club. Had a
very convivial meal.
- Back home, J' to bed.
- Tried to reason civily with Andrew Orlowski
at theregister, which at least generated a response.
Poked around at other E-mail, bed.
In case it's not painfully obvious: the reflections reflected here are my
own; mine, all mine ! and don't reflect the views of Novell, The
Lithuanian Gov't or Arnold Schwarzenegger. It's also important to
realise that I'm not in on the Swedish Conspiracy.
Occasionally people ask for formal photos for conferences,
Michael Meeks (email@example.com)