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
To work, burned image, tried to play with it.
Pleased to see the Taiwanese former president sentenced
and jailed - it is good to see a country with strong enough
democratic institutions that this can happen. Some random thoughts
having stayed in both Taiwan and China. In my view, to be a truly
civilised country, it is necessary not to have the population living
in fear. It is particularly distressing when the population live
in fear - not only of their own goverment abusing their human
rights, co-ercing and intimidating them, but also then - being
indoctrinated into some irrational fear of the alternative: a
peaceful, bloodless transition to a more equitable form of
governance. Taiwan presumably is so annoying, to China since
it is (apparently) a successful, ethnically similar, free society
born from a fairly peaceful transition from a dictatorship.
Hopefully the lesson of incarcerated ex. heads of state cuts
Found a really amusing race condition in gdk's compositing,
fun - it seems the case of racing g-s-d's GdkDisplay init
against a starting window manager is an unusual one.
Caught up with Ricardo on IRC at last ! about to train him
on obs usage, but it's down for scheduled maintenance. This provides
a golden opportunity to hack on
osc build --no-init so
it doesn't touch the server: neat. If only it wasn't written in
python (so you can test & add flow-control changes without
massive indentation pain) and/or functions had fewer than a couple
of hundred lines, without tens of local variables.
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)