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16 Nov 2000 (updated 16 Nov 2000 at 14:08 UTC) »

Came back from Padua. Went to Rome, attended the LiMe, didn't quite like it, came back. Went to Padua, long meeting, came back. One more trip to Padua, then I'll be ready to leave for Ann Arbor - hopefully!

I played with the MPI support of ScientificPython, on my mini-Beowulf (8 CPUs). I added support for LAM and fixed a few bugs. As a result, release 2.1.5 of ScientificPython is now out.

I developed preliminary Python bindings for the VIRGO Frame Library. I'd like SWIG to allow for better control over shadow classes generation.

Linuxcare Inc. is shutting down its European operations with immediate effect. This includes Linuxcare Italia (former PROSA) whose closing procedured have already started. We're receiving lots of offers, so I'm positive about our future as a group.

I was staring at this blank space and thought I would add my first diary entry. I'm at the Padua office of former Linuxcare Italia, hacking after a pizza with friends. I'm waiting to learn what will happen of PROSA Labs, and of my work there.

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