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
Brief mail touch, on to conference prep; frantic slide
drawing much of the morning and afternoon; interspersed with OO.o
team and customer conf-calls. Dinner, worked late on slides.
Apparently it's a surprise to some people that employees
file patents; I happen think that's a wise precaution, particularly
since Novell uses them only defensively - prefering to compete on
technical merit. Of course, ultimately software patents are bad news,
my short lobbying
experience against them (in Europe) was highly interesting - particularly
inasmuch that some of the UK Patent Office appear to be Linux users.
Dug out the USB ID for my ultra-cheap Alba mp3 player, fiddled
with a .fdi file and lo - it works with Banshee just as nicely as the
IPod, filed patch; apparently lsusb sees it as a SigmaTel device.
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)