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 early, suprised to discover the wife had been
reading 'Peopleware' (even I could understand it), though
I hadn't got to it yet, no Economist - so started; interesting
- Poked at mail, amused on analysing an OO.o
corrupted my spreadsheet bug to discover a worrying
preponderance of '0x0d 0x0a' bytes, including the 2 terminating
ones, a total lack of 0x00's and a pre-ended " character;
looks like some ninny loaded it in some DOS text editor, then
saved it again. Sadly although some files in OO.o cough
types.rdb could use a similar treatment, it doesn't look
possible to automate a 0x00 re-insertion to restore the
- Long phone call with Kai. Squeezed more memory,
code and performance out of the configmgr, analysed the
duplicated strings again; framework burning > 1/4 of the
reduncancy now (tons of ".uno:SaveAs" type entries).
The reason we have 145 instances of 'ALIEN' unfortunately
turns out to be poor representation of the binary config
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)