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I hear rumors from down the hall that our new shipment of Sun toys may be over at receiving, so I may be busy for a while.

Joined the GNOME docs list last night, said hello, haven't been back to that mail account yet today. The journey of a thousand miles begins with but a single "hmm, I think I might want to do something."

Small world dept.: in the days before the web, before AOL.com even (if I remember right) I was one of a few people who ran something called the Indie-List, a mailing list for fans of indie-label records. I was, for quite some time, the I-L head honcho of sorts, before burning out on the whole thing somewhere around the time I went back to school and the Internet became the world's largest bookstore. One of the people who took it over was a guy named Eric Sinclair, who nursed it along for a while before it apparently ran out of steam (not his fault.) Where is all this leading? Eric is here. So there you go, and Eric, a hearty and warm-hearted FSHEE! to you, sir.

Rumors confirmed... time to go unload the truck...

Well, now that I have managed to recoup a life outside of my work (something that was missing in my previous incarnation as a consultant) I'm thinking over ways that I can contribute to the free software world. Given how rusty my programming is (though I've recently picked up Python, and I'm really liking it) perhaps documentation may be the best thing for me to start with. I'm taking a look around to see where I might be most useful. I scored A- in my one technical writing class in college, which I think was better than any of my grades in CS classes... anyway, you may see me peeking into various documentation projects here and there; if you've got any to suggest, by all means let me know.

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