Older blog entries for carl (starting at number 0)

Bah. After watching CSPAN coinciding with a irc channel chat I must say I am thoroughly embarassed with myself and the way I handled myself. I spent about five minutes trying to get through to CSPAN so I could comment on the proposed amendment to the constitution of the U.S.A. I got through and completely lost any amount of control I might have had intially. I was so scared I was shaking. I got on the air (live, no less) and mentioned that I could not believe I had to pay taxes for these people to argue such a dead topic. I also (seemingly as an afterthought) dropped in the part about freedom of expression/speech I believe we are supposed to have in this country as well as the ability to address the government with grievances (which the first amendment does not prescribe any particular method which has to be performed to do such things). I made such an ass out of myself because of the way I spoke and the lack of thought before speaking. It would have helped to write it down but I just wasn't thinking. And so I repeat that it is almost always best to think before you speak and I must try harder to say before I go ahead and make an ass out of myself on national television. (This was seriously one of my most embarassing moments in life to date.)

New Advogato Features

New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.

Keep up with the latest Advogato features by reading the Advogato status blog.

If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!