Amazing how 2 weeks away can give you a sense of distance isn't it?
I'm just back from 2 weeks walking in central europe, and despite the fact that it rained on 10 of the 15 days (constant, depressing, annoying rain) I had the opportunity to do a lot of thinking. Additionally not actually using a keyboard for 2 weeks is a great feeling! I was home over 24 hours before I felt the need to switch my home systems on and that must mean something :)
Just before going on holiday I resigned from the OpenBeOS project. The project announced it while I was away (the announcement) and I had a few emails asking for reasons. why is it that people can't simply accept that when you say "I don't want to talk about my reasons" they respond with requests for even more information?
Why did I leave OpenBeOS? Well, as no-one ever reads these diary postings ( :) ) it's safe enough to say that I have little faith that it'll ever be something I wish to be involved in. As with virtually all OSS projects it's the people that will move it forward, and the people involved in OpenBeOS aren't going to be able to do that :( I now find I have more time and so will be tidying up a lot of the things that have recently been left unfinished and unloved :) I'm sure I'll be busy enough for a while.
Well, time to get back to my tidying efforts!