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I love RC2

So I decided to clean up my Java Framework installs on my box. I had FC2 installer have gcj & friends installed, though I ended up using the j2sdk from Sun. So I though might as well just remove gcj stuff (my reasons are purely untechnical. I do no research)

Anyhoo, as I tried to remove libgcj, I got a whole lotta dependencies. And I thought it a pain to "rpm -e" each one separately (Which I'm suprised I did usually uptil now). Then I remembered I had RC2 installed.

So I fired it up and marked libgcj34 for removal. It checked its dependency chart, gave me all the dependency required to remove, I clicked "Continue", and VALA!

I love OSS and RC2 :-D

Geeks Forever

Interesting bit on #c++ on FreeNode

<u_int32_t> well my girl used linux a lot

<blank> Damn. She got a clone?


Drexel Email Down

The fact that the Drexel University Email Server is down, the very weekend before Finals Weeks, IS SO EFFING PISSING OFF!


Went for OZZFEST 2004 at Camden, NJ today :-). It was SOOO awesome! They had a long lineup of bands playing from 9 in the morning uptill midnight. However I was going for only 2 bands..

Judas Priest and Black Sabbath!

Got in at around 5PM. Some stupid band by the name "Super Joint Ritual" was playing. And even more stupid people were getting a huge mosh pit going. Thats when I learned my rule for mosh pits.

They are fun, as long as you see them from a distance :-D

Anyway, Judas Priest rocked! Played good hits like "Hell Bent for Leather" and "Breaking the Law" among others.

Then it was Black Sabbath's turn. A guy from the local radio station who sponsored the event comes on stage and my worst fears are realized. Ozzie ain't coming, because he is down with bronchitis apparently!

Anyway I felt Black Sabbath still rocked (some old friend of Ozzie's from Birmingham was on vocals).


gconf-schemas-writer NEWS

So yesterday I checked in initial code for gconf-schemas-writer in Gnome CVS. gconf-schemas-writer is basically a simple app which is usefule for editing (reading/writing/updating) .schemas files for the GConf database. I would estimate that 60% of the parsing code is done, and 40% of editing code, and 0% of saving code :-). So if you want to contribute, or get started in a Gnome project which is not that huge, checkout the source from Gnome CVS (module: gconf-schemas-writer)

Lovely day outside today as I went through my final day at my co-op/internship. Wrote some status reports on the unfinished projects before I leave. Went to "Phil's Tavern" in Ambler for lunch with ilya and ed. The usual fun. Probably give the minilab1008 driver one last shot before leaving. Sucks to leave it unfinished. I SO want to conquer that beast. pfft!

And some more #inject foo

def fibbo (x) (1..x).inject([1, 1]) {|a,i| a << a[-1] + a[-2]}; end


fibbo(5).each { |d| p d }

althought you can do the factorial like this too (which is more doable in every other language)

def factorial (x); return (x > 1 ? x * factorial(x-1) : 1); end

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