12 Jul 2001 andrei   » (Master)

A month later, to a day, and it hasn't gone by aimlessly. I've successfully resurrected lxr.php.net and the daily changelog/news updater on the new PHP machine. The only remaning thorn is bonsai.php.net since it needs some help from qmail and I need some help from sascha due to my woefully inadequate knowledge of anything qmail related.

Inbetween work, job, employment, and profession, the new build system for PHP-GTK got finished and committed. It was shamelessly stolen from PHP itself and mutated a bit -- the end result is that PHP-GTK can support configurable extensions based on GtkObject, such as GtkHtml, gdk-pixbuf, and others. The only two currently bundled ones are (surprise) gtk+ and libglade.

Nedit has always been a good editor to me, so I contacted the current developers to inquire whether they've considered making it into a Gtk+ widget. No response so far -- either they are busily hacking away on it, or they are all in intensive care after having busted their guts laughing at my amusing email.

Ihe PHP-GTK manual structure was finished, thanks to the defs-to-docbook generator, and I've put up the initial version online at gtk.php.net/manual. There are only a couple of documented classes so far, but this should make it easier to get contributors to concentrate on the content instead of the XML tags.

Biking 25 miles every weekend has been an enjoyable affair, but still not as easy as I hoped it would be. The next goal is to do 40 miles by the end of the summer.

Every week I get an urge to make myself a simple homepage with a couple of tools to keep track of my booklist and other stuff, but somehow that urge keeps getting transmogrified into something else a couple of days later. Any tips on making myself do it?

Having joined language-dev list and hoping to impress everyone with my erudition, I now have to fess up my lack therof and ask, what are computed jumps?

On a less cheerful note, lately every day seems to be just like the last one. It's making me afraid that I'm starting to lose the imagination and energy necessary to make each day unique. I would guess that I'm not the only one who's run into this, so what's the scoop? How do you get out of the rut?

And now back to your regularly scheduled programming.

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