Writing this whilst over at the grandparents' looking after
It's eerily quiet. Living alone is going to suck. What
bothers me is
that I probably wouldn't care if i had net access right now.
I need to
listen to Ryan. Probably the
Finally got around to dealing with azz's MWM
hints patch -- I never particularly liked them, but I can
having if there and #ifdefed out. Having found
item in fixing that, I think I can get the next release out
A really funny thing happened while azz and I were working
it out --
we both did almost identical patches for rxvt, and sent them
other at the same time. Of course, mine used
override-redirect and his used
too surprising if you know our respective personal tastes on
matter. Hopefully upstream will include them both and users
Transparency in rxvt and derivatives is still broken and
evil, but I'm
not losing sleep over it.
I tidy-ified and XHTML-ified my web pages,
and in doing
so, I somehow changed my stylesheet so that it doesn't break
4.x completely anymore. I'm so bummed. I remember when it
brought down the browser on a Windows system... ;-) At any
highly reccomend tidy.
Decided I am a bumbling idiot that a certain newsgroup
to skip over for a while. I know there's one or two of you
suppose I'll think about it again when school (and thus work
STA) starts up again.
As if I needed further proof of having caught the Perl bug,
from 4 to 5 AM rewriting a perfectly good C program in Perl.
it's because I wanted an excuse to fork off my
seeing as the author had seen fit to putting in all sorts of
features since then.
Speaking of bloat, XText in Gnapster -- yuck. I'm only wary
because it comes from XChat, and XChat is leaking memory
like crazy as
we speak. There are no good IRC clients... and I've become
addicted to tabs and Perl scripting. And I suppose I don't
fact that it was put in before a way to fix the palette back
black-on-white was written. However, I am grateful that
1.3.11 is out
at all. I sent a teensy patch to jasta back in the 1.3.10
days and I
guess it got lost in the deluge of bugmail he surely
gets. Now that
I'm sonewhat up to date with him, I can expand it and tweak
little UI thing that fits in same category. It's too bad
CVS, but I imagine that anything napster-related would
attract a bunch
of lusers who think they should expect CVS code to always work
perfectly and that the author of course has time to answer
And with that, cue a luser rant... Burning off some
steam in a good old classic flamewar. It's funny (but not
guess) how most people think they are so special that the
everyone else don't apply to them. Getting threats of action
``my ISP'' for something as simple as replying to an insult
as hell, especially considering what the non-ISP entity in question
I am an evil pseudoromantic sap, and I still can't write
Finally got to pinpointing (more like
where the problem that's causing newer 2..x kernels not
to boot on
my cra^Wlaptop. I've got about half of patch-2.3.11 to look
for the culprit, and sent a hopefully-not-too-clueless
help narrowing it down further to l-k. I hope everyone isn't too
completely locked onto doing 2.4.0-test or 2.2 work.
Taking pills makes me sick. It can't be what's in them,
can't possibly dissolve that quickly. It has to be the act of
swallowing. I think it's psychosomatic.
Pet peeve: CD-ROM drives that skip. I wouldn't even be using
one if my Discman wasn't horked. *sigh*...
 Eep, I just used ``bugmail'' as a generic, non-Bugzilla
getting enough of the real thing to necessitate a dedicated
now, and I'm not even the one doing the fixing... :-)
jlbec: oh dear, don't use that.
if /bin/foo -bar; then
Never involve test unless you really must...