30 Jun 2002 drake   » (Journeyer)

GNOME 2

It's finally out and now there's still a lot more work left to do. Maybe trying to get Scrollkeeper to integrate nicely would be a good thing. Anyways, I got the User's Guide from Sun converted to PDF using FOP actually. I ran it through both passivetex and FOP. This time FOP won the nicest looking PDF from DocBook award. Had a little trouble with the pictures but that got straightened out with the help of syngin.

Reading

Finished reading the Cryptonomicon from the local library. It was a good book, but kinda predictable. I'm still trying to figure out if it was a murder mystery book or just some random SciFi book about crtypography. The ending really disappointed me though. I was expecting the same excellent writing the beginning of the book displayed. The book ended out in no man's land with some moral which does nothing to the book. Cut out the last two chapters and the book would be vastly improved. Other than that I enjoyed the book.

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