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; to work. Chewed mail, did some research on JavaFX -
why not ? It seems that the thought of re-writing OO.o around JavaFX
has a few notable problems (behind the almost insurmountable technical
challenges). JavaFX is not
Free software - presumably it would have to be to base OO.o on it.
Of course - Jeet announced that it will
be: "We will put the core runtime out in the open over time."
sadly, that doesn't appear to have happened six months on; meanwhile the
already open Scene Graph has (rumour has it) been re-written, and the
re-write is not public either. Of course, the promised open-sourcing of the
plugin has been somewhat glacial too. Nevertheless - that all
sounds fixable (by Sun), and it would be great to get JavaFX out into the
open, but it needs fixing before any real discussion happens around
exclusively basing OO.o on a proprietary technology.
Lunch. Fairly appalled by the various media outlet's editing,
and excerpting of the Khameni speech, on every side - from AlJazera to
Fisk, to various blogs; where is a complete, un-edited translation /
transcript ? and why does that not come first, with analysis later ?
much as I disagree with most of what Khameni stands for - it is
precisely because I disagree with him so completely, that I would
like to hear him out. Finally found something here.
Poked at nbtk, found my css speedup was causing much of the
grief with new nbtk, disabled that and life is good. Nice. JP pointed
me at kayak which seems like a
rather usable travel site, in contrast to BCD's disaster. Booked
GUADEC flights (6th-12th), hotel in Italy, and did admin variously:
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)