25 Nov 2000 kahlage   » (Journeyer)

9:17am GMT+7 ==

Wow! I was a nobody, then over the holiday (yeah, I'm in the US...) I land a "Journeyer" standing. I wonder what happened?

Work is moving forward. This set of machines will be working happily assuming our mechanics and electricians don't break something else before the customer shows up to see them. Our team realised that the two seperate gantries were designed so that the X axes (long axis) move in opposite directions. I almost lost my mind. Ken kept me from being commited by suggesting the solution: write a quick and dirty function to handle this.

double morph_xval(double victim); -- this hack negates the 'victim' value if it's on the other gantry. Nasty! This is only used for offsets to a base position, because base positions were taught by dragging the end effector over the target and teaching the coordinate. Fun.

My lovely wife's brother is in town for the holiday. He lives in Birmingham, Alabama. We live in Beaumont, Texas. He's a cool guy. Jessica, his SO, is a sweety. I wish them well.

I haven't been able to touch viator since the bughunt earlier this week. If it passes my tests, I'll package it up and release it into the wilds of the Internet. Anyone out there dual-booting a PowerPC or Macintosh between MacOS and Linux? I need someone other than me to confirm this program works... All help appreciated. Mail me here if you're willing to let a program loose on your harddrive that I wrote in a fit of sleep deprevation and caffiene overload. (I can't wait to see who responds to this!)

srl and skud:
One of the cooler things my boss does with MSProject is the assignment of tasks to individuals within our department. While peobably a common thing for Project Management software to do, I just wanted to air it out so it didn't get forgotten in the rush.

Thanks again to whomever pushed me over the top to Journeyer. It's kinda cool to think I can now put topics up on the main page... Scary! More after I figure out how LISP works. C-ya.

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