While composing the previous version of this diary entry, I
pressed M-q (known by Emacs fans as fill-paragraph)
in Netscape, which killed Netscape and my diary entry with
it. Why can't Netscape adhere to decades-old de facto
My proposal to package Constitution
of Finland in Debian resulted in a big thread about
things we have discussed before. Of course, many of the
names were new, people who cannot be expected to remember
the previous discussion on the same topic. But this was not
my intention, and I was saddened by the fact that very few
of the postings even hit the point. Some of the messages
were even making fun of it all in a way that hurt me
somewhat. Well, I've decided (based on the little useful
input I got) to refrain from packaging the constitution at
least until we get the Data section.
The Debian Incoming has now some 150 pending new packages.
The number used to be over 170 a few days ago. It seems we
have chances of getting the count down to a manageable level
(30 to 50 would be a good number).
The bathroom is now fixed. We have a go for using it
starting tomorrow. Yay. This all started on 15th of March,
and the original schedule said it'd last for about 14 work
days. Oh well.
Listening to Buddy Holly. His music is old but good.
Since this is Easter time, I've also been listening to
Verdi's Requiem, which is an older and a very good piece of
Got an idea for a novel I'm going to write someday.
Decided to rewrite TeWiS in CWEB.