6 Feb 2004 andrelop   » (Journeyer)

Wow ! I guess I have just won the prize for being the world's lazzier poster know to date. 4 (yes, it's four) years without writing a single word.

Ok, let's see. Too much changed since my last post. Let's begin by what didn't changed (not too much I mean) :

Work

I'm still working with FLOSS (Free/Libre/Open Source Software). Surely, things changed heavily since I joined the company and I have moved from being fixing computers in classrooms (they teach about FLOSS) to technicall support, did dome consulting jobs and "graduated" to higher levels of technicall support.

Now I'm hoping to be given the responsability for developing new solutions based on FLOSS, which in turn will be sold to our costumers. At least that's what I'm told I will be going to do.

Community

Since the last post I also managed to graduate from a common Debian user to a Debian Developer and worked hard to give back to Debian as much as I could doing a lot of work translating some Debian manpages, website content, Debian's installation manual, debconf templates and much more. These days I'm fighting to keep Brailian Portuguese (pt_BR) translations of the Debian's next-generation installer, also know as ... debian-installer :-) Yes, no more boot-floppies for all of you which hated it.

I have also joined Debian-BR project and found some nice friends and hackers there with which I'm pleased to work with. Good people.

Oh ! And I also managed to buy myself a nice notebook. It's my litle toy and I used it to do my daily work related to Debian. It turned out that 2.6 kernels works beautifully with it.

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