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28 Feb 2001 (updated 28 Feb 2001 at 00:22 UTC) »


I have been in university all day today, planning a presentation with Jono and Craig about colour and how colour is used in life and how it can be used effectivly in computer interfaces.

Interesting HCI stuff which may come in handy for the KDE Usability study (that reminds me i must type up the questions for the study, i think jono has set the lab conditions)

i have a busy rest of the week at uni, only free time i'll get for Linux will probably be Friday but i have Telnet and a 24/7 connection so that will suffice :)

Anyway must get to bed i'm shattered

27 Feb 2001 (updated 27 Feb 2001 at 01:14 UTC) »

Hey everyone!

firstly thank you to jono ;) and Guillaume who certified me as an Apprentice :).

Well i had my Java lecture today and i thought that i might as well telent back into my machine from uni and use it as a compile farm. I used the JDK1.3 compiler on my PC and then had the files ftp-ed back to my at uni. I have found a new friend in editing remote files, no not vim, but pico !!

I went back to my parents house over the weekend to catch up with them and i left my PC connected all weekend. This allowed me to use telnet to log back in from my parent's PC and get my PC crunching and updating even though i wasn't at my uni home !! I also used that time to sort out a few Linux problems and also notify developers of bugs in some cvs code via irc.

anyway better get off to bed as i have to be up for uni tommorow, hum i wonder if Jono will be up for coming into Uni considering that it's now 1am and he's still not back from his Hammerfall gig?!


Hello People,

Let me introduce myself, My name is Lee Jordan, aged 20 living near and attending Wolverhampton University in the UK. I live with Linux God : Jono Bacon, who introduced me to Linux and KDE. Ever since that fateful day i have fallen in love with the beauty and freedom of KDE and Linux in every way that a Windows user can !!

I Study Interactive Multimedia at Uni which means that I have to work in Windows, but i am willing to bring my Multimedia Skills to KDE in the best way that i can as soon as i get my hands into some code.

I am currently involved with Jono in the KDEUseability study, which we hope will help the developers of KDE and similar projects see things from a user centered point of view. Our HCI work at uni will come in handy for that. Also when i get my Sound working and i get some time from uni i shall atempt to write a few programs for KDE based on the QT toolkit.

Today i helped point out with a KOffice compilation bug to one of the Koffice developers and sure enough the bug was fixed within a couple of minutes, it was a typo in one of the header files :)

I had better go and get some sleep i have a Java lecture tommorow at 9am !!

See you later

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