16 Feb 2003 josef   » (Journeyer)

GGZ The project server is up and running, with ongoing migration of web pages onto it. On the source side of things, deprecation of the old autoconf and automake versions is now enforced for developers, which is really a good way to drop obsolete code. Heck, the fact that so much time is spent on the build system instead of on the code is disgusting, but build system work doesn't scale the same way as coding work, it requires a minimum of attention which is clearly above what could be done by a casual developer.

Hackers vs CS Theory Now that's a topic which still concerns me. I've been into software development for so many years, and only the recent months put development into perspective with the theory behind the code. Will I aim at being a hacker forever? A lousy software manager? A think-tank type of guy? Time will tell...

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