9 Sep 2001 RoUS   » (Master)

post meridian, EDT

Happiness is geek toys
Only about one week left before my new laptop is supposed to arrive: a ThinkPad T21, 20GB, DVD. I took advantage of a special 'double the base memory for free' offer; the base memory was 128MB, and I ordered an additional 256MB, so now the total is 512MB. Unfortunately, there are only two memory slots, and apparently I am going to receive one 256MB DIMM and two 128MB DIMMs. Anyone want to trade a 256MB for two 128MBs? :-)

writing
Making excellent progress on my Apache Module Development in C book. Funny thing; it was going very slowly when I was working on it with rbb, but when he got fed up with the slow pace and dropped out, I got motivated. I guess I am just not a good collaborator when it comes to writing..

Progress is also being made on my Apache Cookbook (for O'Reilly), but it is slow. Every time I think I have a handle on everything I want to include on a particular topic, two or three more crop up. I need to put a stake in the ground, before Nat (my editor) puts one in my heart..

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