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Studying for finals, reading Technocrat.net's editorial on music spread and am being thorougly saddened. In my opinion, the people requiring others to keep secrets is one of the biggest problems society relies on. I believe this dilemna is at the heart of the debate. Society needs to learn to cope with information spread. I feel so strongly and emotional about this it brings me to tears. I hope my writings help some of us feel the same way.

What a bummer day yesterday was. pgpenvelope had to go through 3 releases during one day due to packaging problems and fatal compiling problems. I've now learned and took notes of specific steps I have to go through before I release a Perl-based distribution. It's a darn good thing we learn from our mistakes. Just too many headaches for one day.

Okay, it's time for me to try out this diary thing. Good thing the URL to this, http://www.advogato.org/diary/, is an easy one to remember...

Hmm, today I was somewhat productive. Even though I slept through most of the evening, I just submitted GnuPG::Interface to modules@perl.org.

I sure do like writing in HTML now, as a habit. It makes life so easy. I wish some IRC clients allowed HTML...

It looks like it's starting to become crunch-time in terms of Free Information and Open Source; more-so the former than the latter at the moment; Open Source has kinda already "hit" hit everyone.

Here's hoping that the compliants I've been seeing about Advogato messing up with newlines/paragraphs don't affect my posting. I don't see why this should exist as a problem; one should have a toggle switch, like Slashdot, for distinguishing HTML from non-HTML postings.

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