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Hmm. I've been slacking. On advogato entries. and other things. like hacking. Bad, Bad vadim.

I've started growing a beard. Scary. But my wife likes it, which is a big surprise.

Las Vegas was nice. Too big though. And for some reason I didn't feel like gambling. Don't know what came over me, 3 days in biggest gambling city and only lost $20. I guess I preffer gambling on stock market. (and loosing more than I would allow myself in the LasVegas ;)

0.1.51 is out. Mostly bug fixes and other minor things.

Not waiting for the aftermath I'm off to Las Vegas to win back all the money I lost in the stock market ;)

Every birthday boy (and girl) deserves a good toy. No reason to exclude myself, especially since I was really, really good this year. So I treated myself today to this very cool Sony digital camera. I'll have to become a full fledge movie director/producer now to justify this purchase. Let's see how it performs tomorrow...

No hacking, but having fun watching the stock market go back up again even more violantly then it was coming down.

Ahh the weekend. Had to bring home the work laptop so I could finish some work. Instead I wound up hacking on gnome-pilot.

Finally reproduced memo_file bug that was reported like dozen times over the last 3 month. It really takes a combination of weird action to reproduce, which is why I couldn't before. It is now fixed along with few others that were reported. The rest look bogus,old or unreproduceable. We can probably close them all when 0.1.51 hits the street.

Continued to work on the combined conduit capplet and it's getting closer, but still needs some major work. I'm targeting mid of May, because seems like next 2 weeks will see little of hacking.

And finally cleaned the house a bit in preperation of coming holidays.

14 Apr 2000

In the evening went with close family for my birthday celebration. It was nice. I kept it lowkey this year, instead of usually throwing big parties.

Well it happened. I'm another year older. Feels like 2 or 3 though. Other than getting plustered drunk, which I am now, there's really nothing else worthwhile to do on your birthday, now is there?

My days are busy watching the technology market bleed while at work. Ahh, the pain, the pain...

I just wondered, which time zone is Advogato in, PST? It is already April 13th in EST, but not on Advogato. Pity... I'll have to wait then...

It's been a while since my last post as I keep forgetting to post here and there's really not much going on hacking wise unfortunately. Let's see, since last posting I did the following:

  • Spent a week in London on work bussiness. What a dreadful rainy place it is. Last time I visited weather was better. However weekend visit to Cambridge was pretty cool.

  • Continue to be very busy at work with little time left for hacking.

  • Finally started on the gnome-pilot conduit capplet that combines all individual conduit capplets into one. Was looking good till eskil poked some holes and screamed for feature suggestions. That's really the only major thing left to do till we can go into pre-0.2.0 mode.

Well 0.1.49 is out but has a number of issues. One of the causes is probably that it was 2 months after .48 and has a lot of new/untested stuff. Also memo_file conduit is still causing all sorts of troubles. I almost enclining to rewrite it. Now it is just a matter of finding time ...

Hehe, the new advogato logo is cool.

Did a bit of hacking on pilot_applet this weekend as we prep for 0.1.50 and the feature freeze.

My tiny, little, patch to libglade got finally accepted and commited to CVS after 2 months, YEHA!, except it was modified for style and not aknowledged. Not even email response, that's like, eh, rude or something...

Well things continue to very slow, buzy at work, and get almost no time to work on the fun stuff. :(

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