9 Aug 2005 DV   » (Master)

a new gamin release 0.1.15

One of the strange feeling of becoming an old fart is seeing the youngsters come over your code and replace your slow patient process into a frenetic trance, though with less control. Basically what's happening to me on gamin as John McCutchan is going over gamin's code for inotify. Hence yet another release, and don't ask for 0.1.4 it just disapeared due to last minutes CVs updates.

libxml2 and Schemas

On the other hand I an regaining control over libxmlt Schemas development, Kasimier Buchcik slowed down a bit so I went back and fixed a number of core issues in the libxml2 automata and regexps code. The 2 last bug reports have been from data security companies using Schemas, interesting :-) . I didn't finished yet the schematron code, there is a couple of issues I need to fix first and I would prefer to get a test suite based on the ISO draft standard syntax, and still looking for something like that ...

sunset over the mountains

Sometimes I wonder why I am in Grenoble, away from most events, airport, and from beaches and coral reefs :-), but it usually takes a climb in the surrounding mountains to reassert my love for that area. Pictures of the sunset over Chartreuse on Sunday don't fully give justice to the amazing view (nor the wind or the cold...)

Javascrapt mess

I tried to make a small Javascript slideshow to help scanning my picture, okay I now understand why "web programming" is such a pityful disaster, global variables from the same block of code unreachable at invocation time, a perfect broken kludge for timers loosing all context, I'm sorry for the armies of web developpers worldwide, some "designers" should be hung without much formal process...

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