14 Oct 2000 eskil   » (Master)

    Blam - that was tough getting back. There was quite a lot to do at eazel, and as a result, I have had no interesting experiences lately that would warrent a diary entry.

    I still missing some of my stuff from the plane trip back. It has apparently been in SF since the day after I arrived. But somewhere in between United Airlines, Lufthansa and the kindergarden called US Customs, the loot just hasn't gotten further. Impressive...

    george was at the office thursday, and instead of flying back home, I persuaded him into skipping classes friday and go drinking. It wasn't that hard to persuade him. Vores teamleder dummer sig stadigvæk engang i mellem. Men han er blevet bedre. Fyren er enormt usikker på sig selv, ikke just en god evne i en sektionsleder. Dertil kommer at mit hold virkelig efterhånden bare er det mest usete hold i firmaet, selvom vi får at vide at hvad vi laver er enormt vigtigt for bixen. At have et ryggradsløs tykt dyr som chef hjælper jo heller ikke på.

    Nu har jeg en håndfuld personlige emails jeg skulle have skrevet for lang tid siden, men jeg har stadigvæk ulæst post fder går 2 måneder tilbage, suk.

    (summary for the danish impaired : fuck off).

politics - the small kind
    So I've also been persuaded to be a candidate for the gnome foundation. While my candicacy statement should have indicated that I'm not in either of the two groups that I personally think candidates normally are in. While not being opposed to being in the foundation, I just know that I 1) cannot get as engaged about it as others 2) cannot use the same amount of time (there's hacking to do). Therefore, I judge myself as not being a good choice for the foundation. But the candidacy is serious, it is not a joke.
    As we finally began to use the installer on peoples weird machines, we of course found a load of weird rpm corner-cases; the most nasty are the ones where a rpm --rebuilddb is needed, but there are also cases where people have been force installing stuff, erasing stuff, rpm's with real bad dependencies and whatnot.

    So it's been a long week of putting out one fire after the other, as these bugs are PR2 requirements, and often they block testing of the bootstrapinstaller.

    But robey has done some nice stuff in the bootstrap installer, which we now need to move into the install view.

    Also made a set of gnome-pilot 0.1.55pre tarballs, that I need to test and upload today.

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