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Huh. I got certified. Imagine that. Despite being an Apache XML and bioinformatics commiter, I don't really know anyone on Advogato. The fact that I was certified on my word alone is somewhat disturbing in it's implications to the Advogato trust metric system's viability. I'd recommend others not certify me above Journeyer level unless you actually know me.

I learned python recently, and I'm quite impressed. I'm used to C/C++/Java being for "real" stuff, and my perl, VB, javascript being glue/toys/convenience tools. Python is quite viable for "real" applications.

XML Apache is cool.
Piper is cool.
Folding@home is cool.

I haven't actually contributed anything to the last one except processor time.

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