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 somewhat late. Dispaired of getting X to send
me keyboard events - wondering how it ever worked, and sent
the bus load of changes off to Bill in that vein.
- Chewed mail. Located some potential re-enterancy
problems in ORBit2 that should never have happened, fixed
- Noticed a new
Gstreamer release, also noticed that I'm listed as a
'core' author - how did that happen; hmm, my arm is twisted
now I suppose.
- Mark is kicking around a patch that accelerates
object instantiation on solaris (due to the lack of a good
random source) from 160ms to 0.14ms factor of ~1000 speedup
which is nice; should also help Linux a little.
- Did a linc and ORBit2 release. Mark reminded me
of libIDL - how could I forget; did that too.
- Moved Rodrigo's cut down 'config:' moniker into
libgnome, deprecated bonobo-config, and pruned the libbonoboui
version. Chris added autocompletion to his (increasingly sexy)
- Had a look at cleaning the nautilus shutdown for
Anders, fixed a particularly pernicious re-enterancy issue in
libbonoboui and it's back to just a few instances of nautilus
invoking methods on a disconnected UIComponent; hmm.
- Knocked off to prepare for Cell group this
evening, long time no see. Read a little of Grudem, enough
to realise (again) that I should do it more often. Brief was
Reflect on the generosity of Christ in coming for us, and
His humility in emptying Himself... initially under
convinced by the it all. Considered that giving up the
privileges and honour of Heaven for a human existance, by
choice for our sake was somewhat generous. Decided that
looking less than you are, less clever - and listening
patiently to the foolish, less 'spiritual' and listening to
the self righteous, owning everything, yet being charged
taxes, etc. was extremely humble. Especially knowing what
people's problem was more intimately than they did, and
listening to them - I can't even listen when I don't know.
- Back ~10.30pm, bed early, didn't wake up J'.
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 (firstname.lastname@example.org)