I guess I've grown more pretentious again, or something, but
here's another attempt to keep a diary. We'll see how it
Red Carpet is doing well, but I'm feeling a little bit
deflated right now. I guess I'm feeling overwhelmed by how
much all (and I do mean all) of the linux distributions and
package managers suck. It's really depressing.
My project that goes well is Mr. Rupert's Ripping and
Encoding Tools, also known as the Networked Fast
Simultaneous Helix Unified Ripping Tools (NFSHURT).
Basically, it's a couple perl scripts that lets you turn the
ogg-ification of your CD's into a highly streamlined and
automated process. It's pretty cool; we've done 21G of
music in 5 days or so. Not bad, eh? Oh yeah, I'm getting
some help cleaning up my scripts and then I'll add them as a
Jacob got drunk Saturday night. LOL
Our apartment continues to not be finished, and it's like
dealing with 3-year olds when talking to our landlady and
the contractor. Sigh.
I'm glad there's IRC.
Oh, and aaronl is an idiot. An unabashed idiot. I probably
shouldn't say that, and it's not Helix policy, but in my
opinion, he's a complete idiot. I wonder how he even got to
be an intern at VA?