Category Archives: friends

No longer just the president of the hair club for men

So. I think the project I’m working on is so awesome that I’m willing to pay for it. I set up the first of many sites yesterday that will be running on my blingy new storm host: Home Birth Seattle … Continue reading

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Well, that was an eventful day!

*whew* I did a bunch of things yesterday. We took our kindergärtner to her first Friday at her new school (and were about 10 minutes tardy. oops). We then took our toddler to a nearby playground with swings and slides … Continue reading

Posted in android, autotools, C.J. Insider, debian, DLR, family, Free Software, friends, frontalot, git, IronPython, language, MariaDB, maxdb, microsoft, mono, mysql, politics, python, social networking, sun, Telephony | 2 Comments

Randal Schwartz interviews Michael Foord about IronPython

The FLOSS Weekly folks (including my homie, Randal) just published this week’s interview. It is with Michael Foord, who I just met a couple weeks ago. He published a book about IronPython. He mentions Mono, the DLR and IronRuby, too … Continue reading

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Looking to get Iron* and the DLR into RedHat

I sent an email to the Fedora Legal list asking whether they will accept software released under the MS-PL license. My friend and former colleague, Brett Lentz mentioned that he was concerned that the Fedora folks might not accept software … Continue reading

Posted in c#, CLI, colliertech, debian, DLR, feds, Free Software, freenode, friends, git, humor, irc, IronPython, IronRuby, language, linux, microsoft, mono, security, social networking, Software, xbuild | 7 Comments

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

Posted in blog, c#, C.J. Insider, Free Software, gnome foundation, linux, microsoft, music, novell, open source, perl, politics, rms, social networking, Software, web 2.0 | 2 Comments

GTK+ OpenGL work

There’s an opening at Canonical that I’d like to take after the current contract is up. It’s an opening for a OpenGL dev on the Ubuntu desktop team. Don’t get me wrong; I enjoy working with my current group quite … Continue reading

Posted in 3d, c#, CLI, colliertech, debian, Free Software, friends, games, gnome, Graphics, gtk+, gtkglarea, gtkglarea-sharp, irc, linux, mono, opengl, Prebuild, Software, tao | 4 Comments

Vote Obama 2008

My friend Corrie is taking donations. I think the guy is worth voting for. Eight is enough. Oh, wait. It’s far too much. I do not support the current war and never have. I do not believe that “Muslim Terrorists” … 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

Posted in abuse, Free Software, freenode, irc, journalism, lilo, linpeople, linux, microsoft, novell, open source, openprojects, rms, security, spam, Unix | 19 Comments

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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Article on Paco

Paco, a friend of mine and fellow contributor to the Mono project was recently covered in an article in the Ft. Worth/Dallas Start Telegram. Paco’s an inspiration to a lot of us. He recently joined up with the Air Force … Continue reading

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