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Stuff Michael Meeks is doing
Prodded mail, listened to a talk by Scott Berkun (of
Confessions of a Public Speaker prepping for giving a
good OSCON talk. An unusual, albeit obvious, approach - trying
to make your speakers' talks better beforehand. Rather a good
Stumbled upon rather a sexy turing
machine. Prodded at bugs.
We released SLED11-SP1,
which is rather sexy; and with a substantially refreshed GNOME stack,
keeping it relevant and fixing ever more bugs. It's working really
well for my hacking workstation (at least).
Tried to get excited about 'Draw Muhammed' day; of course,
taking a stand for free speech sounds like a good thing; but then I
don't like gratuitously offending people, as a matter of course; also -
I can't draw for toffee - so this will have to do. Muhammed:
I can see why a minority of Muslims might find that offensive, if so,
apologies; I like Muslims as well as Atheists, and other-eists. Yet the
right to free expression is a bedrock of a liberal democracy, and is too
precious to lose to a new tyranny of self-censorship.
Poked at PackageKit some more; apparently dbus message
timeouts are (as well as being extraordinarily unhelpful) not so
good for slower machines.
Transferred the OO.o code-base across to the new machine,
should really do some speed trials there.
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Novell, The Document Foundation, Spaghetti Hurlers (International),
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It's also important to realise that I'm not in on the Swedish Conspiracy.
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