Older blog entries for amck (starting at number 1)

Ok, well, death march at work effectively over. There are still demands for weekend work to get other releases out, but we will get a chance to recover.

And hopefully I get to clear up bugs in debian-installer and newt.

In particular, hacking on newt / slang to properly support UTF-8 (multibyte characters, wide-characters on entries, etc), and BIDI (Add fribidi support).

Oh, and breakage in console-tools due to 2.6 input-layer kernel changes continues, and some fixes for kbd-chooser (debian-installer) needed.

I hope to do an upload to debian experimental this weekend of these newt changes. Lets see if I get the chance this time.

Nearly six months. Should update this.

Ok, So I've moved to Dublin, Ireland to get work. I'm now living in Maynooth, so I've got ADSL (yay!) and even in range of IrishWan. Joining is on my list of things to do someday.

Only, work is insanely busy right now, so priorities are family and Debian commitments. In Debian, I'm working on BIDI for the Debian Installer, and console-* bugs.

The MEng in SW Engineering is also postponed, at least until Debian Sarge is out the door, and work pressure eases off.

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