Monthly Archives: February 2010

Paneer (say cheese)

The kids — now aged five and nearly seven — have some interest in cooking. After all, they see one parent or the other making dinner daily, usually with some narration. Once they’re old enough to hold a paring knife … Continue reading

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Hola, Amigo

Hola, MeeGo. Not amoeba. Not mi-go (I wonder if they stay at the YMRCIGB-S?). The Register has a little bit on it, and Engadget has it labeled “a doozy?” With Intel and Nokia cooperating on a single Maemo/Moblin platform, re-dubbed … Continue reading

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poll(open("KDE4 on OpenSolaris"))

The communities working on KDE4 on OpenSolaris are fairly small — there’s one group using Sun Studio and aiming for integration with the usual packaging on OpenSolaris, and there’s the Belenix distribution which uses gcc. The two complement each other. … Continue reading

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Valentine's day

Valentine’s day is approaching, and if you love Free Software, show some of that love. Send a bug report (a well-written one). Add to API documentation (someone was complaining about that on the dot). Update a wiki page. The Free … Continue reading

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KDE Software Compilation 4.4.0 and OpenSolaris

Although KDE SC 4.4.0 isn’t officially released yet (or there’s no announcement on the dot yet), I’ve bumped the specfiles in the KDE4-OpenSolaris repository to 4.4.0 and kicked off a rebuild. That means that we should have new packages at … Continue reading

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Bits of Privacy

The organization “Bits of Freedom is a Dutch NGO Privacy watchdog. It has been re-vivified in the past years. It hands out semi-regular Big Brother Awards (say, isn’t the estate of George Orwell going to wake up at some point?) … Continue reading

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O noes, book list meme

I was reading some hip and literary Swedish blogs (no, actually I found this stuff on some tech blog, but swimming down the attribution links brought me these far more acceptable references) which talk about a list of books one … Continue reading

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Scratch that

I’m still sick. I still can’t hear properly, nor breathe, so as FOSDEM draws nearer (where I would man the FSFE booth, attend a few talks, and promulgate a business-friendly selection of Free Software licensing topics) I’m forced to re-evaluate … Continue reading

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KDE SC 4.4 beta 2 on OpenSolaris

The second beta release of the main collection of software produced by the KDE community, aka KDE SC 4.4 beta 2, was released last week. There are OpenSolaris packages available thanks to the compilation efforts of the Pavels; since we’re … Continue reading

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FOSDEM schedule (my own)

Like many folks, I’ll be going to FOSDEM this weekend, in Brussels. Thomas Koch posts his whole weekend schedule — gosh, that’s ambitious. I know I never get around to attending one tenth of the talks I might intend to … Continue reading

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