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Month: December, 2003

2003-12-30 (Tuesday)

Having trouble updating this page lately; way too much going on, and the holidays combined with my trip to linux.conf.au are enforcing enough downtime to make the uptime even more frantic. Tonight’s Daily Show rerun had clips from MSNBC where they had constructed a model of Saddam Hussein’s hole from plywood. The MSNBC anchor climbed […]


PowerPoint and OpenOffice.org Impress really are a bit clunky. I want to try Keynote. Was Keynote really implemented by one guy in one year? If so, why hasn’t someone cooked up a nice open source alternative? Seems like a fun project to me. (This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2003-12.html#30)

Job applications

BTW, if you apply for a Red Hat job, you may want to send an extra copy of your resume to hp@redhat.com. I’d encourage applying as soon as you can if you’re interested, even if you aren’t available to start immediately. We tend to fill positions quickly. (This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2003-12.html#13)


My first memory of Ettore is at GUADEC in Paris, where people went around yelling “Ettore!” because it was fun to say. It’s not so fun to find out he’s gone. Deepest sympathies to all his friends and family, and especially to the Ximian team. (This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2003-12.html#11)

Help wanted

If you’re graduating this year or just interested in something new, you might consider these available positions at Red Hat. (This post was originally found at http://log.ometer.com/2003-12.html#10)

2003-12-06 (Saturday)

Some desktop developers at Red Hat have migrated to our Boston office over the last couple of years. Plus some new hires have started out there. Net result, it turns out everyone is in Boston and I’m in Raleigh. So I decided to follow the trend and go where the action is. This week we […]