Older blog entries for RhysJones (starting at number 3)

23 Aug 2002 (updated 23 Aug 2002 at 09:07 UTC) »
thomasvs wrote:

...when I look at scripts I wrote five years ago, or code for my thesis, I'm ashamed ;) So the big question is : What will I think five years from now about stuff I did today ?

I could've written that, but, being me, I didn't. It's an incredibly sobering thought though. The mantra of 'Do stuff. Repeat.', and the goal of continuous improvement, is still as pertinent now as it ever was. Maybe programmers, localisers and other free software advocates really are made, and not born.

Festival is great. Not only it is GPLed ('course), but it's also truly multi-lingual, thanks to a Welsh speech researcher (Briony Williams). Unfortunately, the letter-to-sound rules for Welsh are now written in Lisp. Goal, then, is to attempt to gain a passing acquaintance with Lisp. Never thought I'd see myself typing that. Mind, never thought I'd have to use Fortran either; that's another story.
15 Aug 2002 (updated 15 Aug 2002 at 19:55 UTC) »

Oops. Created an account as Rhys a while back, but completely forgot the password. Decided that a new account was the better option (sorry to those who've already certified me once...)

This week, I have been mostly looking for Welsh-speaking open source advocates. In my view, and that of a few others, GNU/Linux Must Be Translated. Mail me if you fit that bill. Diolch yn dalpau.

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