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Name: Michael Lea
Member since: 2000-04-19 15:27:36
Last Login: 2009-09-30 01:26:20
I'm 28, I live in the DC area, when I grow up I want to do something with computers. Oh, wait....
I love free software. The people at work finally convinced me that I should have some instant messaging client setup (primarily by never answering their phones). I tried TiK but it was just too, "tk-ish" for me to be able to stand. I looked at gaim and it was OK...except all the stupid braindead buttons all over the "conversation" window. It seems that just because AOL makes their client unbearably ugly, everyone who writes an IM client has to do the same. So I checked the src deb out, poked around in conversation.c, and soon had a client that just shows a textbox at the top for conversation and a single textbox for input at the bottom. No buttons, no ugly border, just simple goodness :) Of course, without the source I would have been screwed--> no wonder 99% of the windows software in the world sucks.
finished the new webpage this weekend.
The whole site is created by running a script (cunningly
named "makepage.pl") that goes through and makes the page
from a couple of templates and a bunch of content files. It
creates thumbnails from the screenshots and pix directories,
creates indexes, blah blah blah. Of course, the resulting
hard to read in a few places (i need to make the colors
contrast more) and clean up the html output more. and make
an admin interface so i can add news items and screenshots
without ssh'ing to the webserver and editing files...
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