21 Apr 2004 gc   » (Master)

Wow. So much time passed without a diary entry...

It's been nearly two months now that I moved from MandrakeSoft in Paris to MNC in Switzerland (so that I could live with my love). Things begin to calm down a bit in the work field (e.g. I can now do some real work, instead of reading documentation and trying to figure out what it's all about), but we still have to find a new apartment. Of course, they are horribly expensive compared to France (around 1200 CHF - that is 800 Euros - for a 70 m2 apartment with 2 bedrooms), but as my salary also increased a lot here it should be fine (well it needs to be, anyway). And as I'm a foreigner, the company itself pays all my taxes before paying me, so no bad surprise next year :).

I'm currently preparing a new release of Frozen-Bubble (you may suggest changes in the appropriate thread of the Frozen-Bubble community at Orkut.com).

I am also working on an HTML web-album generator (in Ruby). Yes, I know, there are already too many of them? But none is fine because I want they preload the next image (spending half browsing time waiting for next image to load is horrible), I don't want the browser to "move" up-down between images (it does when it opens a new web page - most web-albums do), and I want they handle videos as well, not only pictures.

I don't know when/if these things will be ready.. not even considering the fact that I read a book on objective caml during each commuting train travel.

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