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Stuff Michael Meeks is doing
Up at 6am, hiked to Preson Park, train to Gatwick, waited
for delayed flight. Extremely impressed with the battery life on
this new Duo (with SSD). Caught up with the news variously.
Read Simon's excellent position on contributor
agreements, with relation to the (potentially problematic) Project
Highly amused by an article in The Economist on 'the cost
of weapons'. Learned an important new German term: Eierlegende
Wollmilchsau or "egg-producing wool-milk-sow" (apparently this
is the A400M specification) - could there really be engineering and
business problems with a-priori over-specification ? Another
In Iraq and Afghanistan numbers matter more than
firepower. The same applies to warships fighting pirates off the
coast of Somalia; a ship cannot be in two places at the same time.
As Stalin reputedly said, "Quantity has a quality all of its
Read a nice article on gcc
with some helpful reminiscence on the egcs/gcc fork and its
Arrived at the conference after paying a small fortune
to an evil taxi driver that tried to kill me; with his fake
(home-made?) 'meter' in the taxi; hmm - why does that always
happen to me ?
Met up with the lads, out for dinner in the evening; and
back late for more food with Caolan, Thorsten & Kendy. Up late.
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In case it's not painfully obvious: the reflections reflected here are my
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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.
Occasionally people ask for formal photos for conferences
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