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Month: August, 2003

2003-08-28 (Thursday)

Got back from Europe last night. 22-hour trip door to door; which sucks up a whole day, but then Prague to North Carolina used to suck up half a year not so long ago. Czech was really beautiful, I had no idea it was so nice. Met lots of new people hacking on the Linux […]

2003-08-21 (Thursday)

What a tiring day – meetings and paperwork and so forth. Leaving for the KDE conference tomorrow. I hope to meet lots of desktop hackers I haven’t met, and gain firsthand knowledge of Czech beer so I can authoritatively argue with George. (This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2003-08.html#21)

2003-08-19 (Tuesday)

Frustratingly, I still can’t quite figure out how to make the size/position constraints in metacity work properly. I wonder if I’ll end up having to do one of those “constraint solvers” other window managers seem to have. Why aren’t more desktop hackers coding support for managing desktops? Improving gconf, integrating with Kerberos/LDAP to support user […]

2003-08-17 (Sunday)

Yesterday did much hacking on D-BUS to switch from naming messages with a single string to naming messages with an interface name + interface member (method, signal). Didn’t quite finish. Trying to get things to work approximately as I think they should to help with hacking/discussion at the KDE conference next week. Also slowly building […]

2003-08-15 (Friday)

Got my account on the new freedesktop.org server today, so that is slowly getting set up. We probably won’t migrate the existing stuff until I return from Nove Hrady, unless I do it while there. (This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2003-08.html#15)


A classic web log starting point: funny picture of the cat. (This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2003-08.html#14)