Category Archives: open source

Matthew Broderick broke The Music Man.

I was reading Lefty’s recent blog post and was reminded (by way of a certain scene) of being pissed off by Broderick’s s/egg/globe/ in the 2003 production of The Music Man. I was going to put the following in the … Continue reading

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Is Boycott Novell interested in fixing the problem?

Roy, Would you like to work with me to fix the US patent system? I sure would like it if you’d stop saying mean things about the most active and effective Free Software developers I know. If we have to … Continue reading

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PCRE support has hit quagga

—–BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE—– Hash: SHA1 http://bugzilla.quagga.net/show_bug.cgi?id=483 Paul Jakma changed: What |Removed |Added – —————————————————————————- Status|UNCONFIRMED |RESOLVED CC| |paul dishone st Resolution| |FIXED – — Comment #2 from Paul Jakma 2009-06-19 15:09:42 — I’ve pulled in the patch from Jeremy … Continue reading

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boycottnovell.com not interested in solving problems

But don’t take my word for it. The folks on their IRC channel have put it pretty plainly themselves. They’re not interested in offering solutions to problems, they instead seem interested in bemoaning their lot in life for fun and … Continue reading

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GDK on Quartz

I’m intrigued by the work being done by Imendio and friends on GDK on the Quartz back end. Until recently, running gtk+ applications such as Monodevelop and The GIMP required that the optional X11 implementation be installed to an OS … Continue reading

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Writing Free Software – Part 9: Creating the wrapper script

A previous post covered altering the install target so that it places the .exe assembly into the filesystem of the installer’s computer. In this part, we will cover creating the so-called “wrapper” script, which is the way recommended by the … Continue reading

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To Prebuild or not to Prebuild?

So… On IRC today, John, Michael and I discussed rolling Prebuild and xbuild into one product. It seems that we’re duplicating effort and competing for each others’ users. It sounds to me like we should converge the codebases, and make … Continue reading

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An update

I don’t really have anything really exciting to report, so y’all get to listen to me blather. And after all, that’s what blogs are for anyway, right? Zelda is turning 11 months old this month. This is still my favorite … Continue reading

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I had to fill out a Bio today… here’s what I wrote.

My background includes experience in system administration, network operation, technical support, and development of applications on server and client side. My primary operating system is Debian GNU/Linux. My primary programming languages are C# and Perl. I run a small family … Continue reading

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Mono Project on Launchpad

Hey folks, Robert Collins and Mark Shuttleworth were kind enough to add a Launchpad project for Mono. It will be nice to have a presence on Launchpad, as it is one of the focus points of the Ubuntu development team. … Continue reading

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