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Well.. today some question come to my mind.. It's not now the time to rewrite the world from scratch ? It's a bit stupid maintain a lot of patches ( and generating another ones ) in old software projects. Ok, maybe they still working, sometime as good as they must, but with new technologies, and programming techniques, all those time expended in patching and fixing ( remember that for some time equals money ), we could rewrite and maybe ( i said maybe ) improve them... Let's expand such insanity to real world.. Political systems proved that not working everywhere, but maintained ( with "economic patches" ) to still giving resources for who already have, and all population increase, then if in the past 10% have the resources, now can be 1% or less, and the rest of 99% is suffering all causes that lack of life resources can produce. It's proved that system IS working, but for a few as they must be.. Need be rewrote...

6 Sep 2002 (updated 6 Sep 2002 at 14:36 UTC) »

Raining cold day at Curitiba, Moby with Sinead O'Connor on the phone.. There some things that looks like made to match even not intended.
Everythings change, a day or another..
Now i'm saying goodbye to my old department and moving to a new ( and old knowed ) one...
It's seem to be a natural move, since from recent times i adding more and more similar caracteristics and tasks from the new one...
Alongside my moving, a friend from old department is going to take new breath in other company, far from here, as many others in the past that remains as a good friends... This guys, with me, pratically made this place, since they're created when i arrived at Conectiva, and all old core is not here anymore.. I believe that all of them, like me, will miss a lot the good ( and bad ) days that we live here.
Everythings change, a day or another

19 Aug 2002 (updated 19 Aug 2002 at 14:58 UTC) »

Damned weekend.. Everythings gone's wrong... Tip: Never set up friend's meetings or make plans to your weekend unless you really assure that NOTHING will happens and change plans in the day... I know, i know, Magic 8 ball doesn't work well and need their project to be improved. I'm running again to regenerate kde update packages due to a misleading internal version naming.. Duhh for me.. At least one thing was good. I'm closed my critical bugs at snapshot.conectiva ( http://snapshot.conectiva.com.br ). Changing topic, KDE developers are evaluating changes in bug track system. I'll give my vote to Bugzilla, since we're using at Conectiva for a long time and new version is easily and smart to handle. Just ( still ) need rewrite bug report form to be almos perfect.

Heh, nice ARK bug report !! Some guy reported that a 400 Mb ( !! ) tar.gz file is causing ARK crash.. That's ok, could be a bug, but see their log report: ... /bin/tar In file tools/qgarray.cpp, line 126: Out of memory ... Well, i'll try to figure out a better way to handle this better than add more swap or another memory chip :-) This specific bug will be reassigned to core kdelibs developers, since ARK uses ktar class, not owns implementation ( how beatifull is KDE class structures :-), but i thought that other file types can be suffer of same disease... Hard is create a compressed file large than 400 Mb with a slow harddisk..

13 Aug 2002 (updated 13 Aug 2002 at 12:17 UTC) »

Well, another package race... Since security flaw announce in KDE ( Konqueror ), i'm running to finishing another set of kde packages to Conectiva Update. Now has three diferent machines compiling diferent versions of KDE... Meanwhile, i send Conectiva packages to kbear project ( BJörn is doing great job ), fixed some bus in my bugzilla list. My personal audio app repository got a stop in this weekend, i was in at my friend's home ( almost a brother ), in my fathers town, to their 1 year son birthday. Well, the party was more for us ( old friend guys ) than the boy. Many people, good times, many laughs.. I wish places in Brazil was a bit closer and this moments not so rare..

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