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26 Dec 2006 (updated 26 Dec 2006 at 20:58 UTC) »

Today I decided to quit my activity on GNUstep project due to a political reason. But then since Objective-C has became a large part in my life, it wouldn't make much sense if I have to quit coding in it. I'm still deciding between looking forward to Cocotron project as a new foundation for my stuffs or if I should just fork GNUstep without a feeling of stealing stuffs from people I really disagreed with. In either ways, I'll still be contributing to Cosmetic as long as other developers are still working on it.

I am getting involved with a new project named Cosmetic in a way. Not much there left for me but designing. Some old/some new garma developments are voluntarily going on by "the others". Please contact them if you are interested.

Big Big Thanks to Steppy for helping me with GSWeb! After spending 6 months trying to get such thing to work, a single line modification in the config file did the job!

Thinking of starting an OpenGL backend for GNUstep. This is for an experiment that I'll write a new 3D view, GS3DView. With this GS3DView, I should be able to map an NSView right into a GS3DView. So I can have all dialogs and buttons with perspective representations in an OpenGL-based view. Yes, I'm thinking of Open Croquet. This will be done after I write a backend that run as a separated server.

Didn't write here for sometime. I took a job as a sculptor recently. It is interesting to work seriously on something I have not touched for 15 years. Quite a surprise that I am still get along well with plasticine. I'm also working as a director of a small game. No coding since all the proprietary softwares are evil. But I'm thinking of making my own version of the game based on Quake 3 engine. (The original version was designed for cellphone)

17 Jun 2005 (updated 17 Jun 2005 at 16:23 UTC) »

Spend half an hour to write this totally worthless app (shot). Well, the notes were streaming in random and you just type c d e f g a b to clear them.


Now I guess I already waste enough time on craps. Hope I can start porting my DiagramKit (from GNUstep) to OSX this Sunday so I can continue my development.


A side note here that Maliwan is going to be redesigned, from DAG to changeset model. This involves eliminating ivar from factories and intensively exploiting command patterns in Objective-C with invocations. You don't know what I mean? Neither do I! Ha!


Commit new patch to make interface more scalable. I guess I need a way to control ratio of a subview's geometry to its parent.


It's kinda fun but it seems it's quite buggy (on Ubuntu).


Enough to do a living. Not enough to travel. May be I should hunt for them from GNUstep's potentially future bounties. I'd survive a month here with $50. Or may be I should do icons?!?!? :(

30 May 2005 (updated 30 May 2005 at 17:38 UTC) »

I've started my Thai language blog called "..transid34plethora". Today I added an article on free software and a portrait of RMS

GNU Arch

I guess I am really keen on using GNU products. Beside a GNU Hurd fanboy, is this yet another attemp to be proving myself a GNU zealot? Yes, this is the 30th time I try to deploy tla, and I am considering writing a Cocoa/GNUstep frontend for it. (Well, what actually attracted me was the file-id thingy.)


I revisited the idea with a friend (since we were in accounting school) 2 days ago. I was showing him what quantrix can do and I was thinking, it would be great if we can have an underneath framework that implement the quantrix's idea which serves our double entry accounting application. May be I should take a look at Flexisheet, but I have a feeling like rewriting it from scratch is a better approach, in case that flexisheet isn't maintained. Looking in their CVS makes me that impression.


I decided to quit all my activities there. Though, I'll try to finish some of unfinished projects, such as Ladder.


Add an inspector and history.

One night

I was enlightened by the time. I guess I will have a lot more time to paint now. This is a happy day.

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