Have been to Berlin this weekend and spoke to people from convergence, a company that looks like The place you want to work at (TM). I'm excited...
raphael, where are your gimp patches?
Long time no diary...
Found a job in the meantime which is fun to do but keeps me from hacking on the real projects like GIMP, GIMP FreeType and the GNU FontManager. Most certainly the job situation will change soon, but I fear it won't make that situation better. Well, that's life, I suppose.
Tonight I will leave for this years Summer Jam Festival and I'm really looking forward to it. Actually I should be at LinuxTag in Stuttgart where the new edition of my german Gimp reference will be presented, but I've always been to the Summer Jam during the last eight years and I'm trying not to break with this tradition. Hopefully the weather will be good, but we'll have fun anyway.
A long weekend but only few time spent hacking. Didn't touch the The GNU FontManager code at all, but GIMP FreeType makes great progress. Preview is almost working, rotation does work and Andy committed code to create bezier paths from the glyph outlines. Guess we can release a first snapshot of the code very soon now.
Congrats to Heather and Raph.
Couldn't stop Xach from posting an announcement for GIMP FreeType on the Gimp News frontpage, so now everone knows about it. One interesting contributor already showed up who has code to create bezier paths from glyphs. I'm looking forward to see this in CVS. In the meantime I have hacked up a preliminary fontselector which will help me to settle on the design for the final one. After some discussion on #gimp the plans are pretty clear now and I hope to have some code ready soon.
Checked the first code of the GIMP FreeType plug-in into CVS (gnomecvs module gimp-freetype). This is still alpha and we now it's buggy, but the project promises to be lots of fun.
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
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