17 Jul 2002 dlehn   » (Journeyer)

Seems I haven't been using this diary too often. OMS seems to be dead now. Actually, the whole LiViD site vanished into the void. Kind of a shame really. DVD court cases not going well either. And yet, players like Ogle and MPlayer and VideoLAN and Xine are doing just fine. Odd world.

Since my last entry I've mostly been working on GStreamer. Along with omega, wtay, thomasvs, wingo, dobey, Uraeus, and others. Nice project. Nice people. Doing the GStreamer Debian packages is a toss-up between releases. Sometimes it sucks and sometimes takes 20 minutes. 0.4.0 is sucking. Oh well. Hopefully I'll get it done and into Debian proper soon.

I messed up during GStreamer 0.4.0 release... I made thomasvs quite mad cause of last minute commits between final pre-release and release (that's me he's talking about in his diary). I'm sorry! Just trying to squeeze last minute fixes in to imporve the release. We've traditionally only had very long release cycles (months). So I tried to get stuff in this one. Release process is kind of hard in open source world. Sometimes the developers free time to work on the project doesn't match up. Oh well. We'll likely have a stricter release branch policy next time to stop me from being an ass. Sound like a good plan.

I'm missing out on the GNOME Summit in Boston this week. Which sucks. Could have met wingo, thomasvs, dobey, and other GNOME and GStreamer hackers. Always nice to have a beer with fellow coders. (And I could have appologized in person to thomasvs for making him mad.) Pesky work getting in the way. Bah. My priorities are messed up.

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