In Linköping. Very busy week behind me, and another one coming right up. It's loads of fun. Living situation sort of resolving too.
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Cut my hair today. Now it's much more maintainable, which is good considering that I have some interesting times ahead of me, with no place to live... A real rock 'n roll lifestyle.
PyQt compilation is *extremely* slow. I'm thinking about writing a PyQt backend for anygui, hoping that it won't be so hard now that I've done a PyGTK one already. I only have to learn Qt, but that can't be much harder than GTK+, methinks. We'll see...
Things are looking good. I've actually written some code in the last couple of days, which feels nice. Before, every time I've tried to join a project I've been very enthusiastic the first days, participated in some discussion and so on, but when it came to implementing the ideas, I'd run out of steam (hi, civil guys! sorry...). This time, however, I've actually managed to produce some code for the anygui project, specifically a PyGTK backend. It's only 200 lines of ripped-off Python, but it's mine (and it works, mostly)! I was starting to think I wasn't meant to be a programmer.
In other news, reality sucks. I'm going back to school, but in a new town, and I haven't even got a lead on an apartment. Hopefully, something will present itself. I hate having to deal with such practical problems though. I wish life was more like my daydreams.
Aaargh! Frustration! Fscking bloody segfaults! Fscking bloody so-called high-level languages! I hate C!
Or perhaps I just need some sleep.
Doing something impulsive is good for you. I was feeling very grumpy this morning (afternoon, more exactly), and after sitting on my room for a couple of hours, not doing anything except getting more and more irritated by my flatmates and a guy who is visiting, something had to be done. So I went to town (45 mins subway), ate kebab and saw "High Fidelity", which I've been meaning to see for some time now. Loved the book, the movie is also very good. Of course, I very much recommend reading the book first, as always, but having said that, I think the actors fit my mental image of their roles very well. You should see it too.
Congrats, jlp. A day late, but I blame the timezones.
The conference was better than expected. Theo de Raadt was great, he summarized the OpenBSD philosophy very clearly, I think. He sold me on it, at least. I need more machines, triple booting would just suck... What little I saw of alans talk was good too, but starting at 9:00 is just inhumane!
Wooo! I'm so lame! I've got this interesting project to work on, and what do I do? Buy Quake 3 and a GeForce 2 (MX, though). Yeah, nice move. But I'll try to make something happen soon. Maybe tonight.
I'm at work. I'm bored. Bah. Tomorrow I'll attend a conference called "The Open Source Revolution" here in Stockholm. It promises to be a really stupid event with lot's of big names giving talks about entry-level stuff for what I'm guessing* will be a clueless audience: Alan Cox talks about "The penguin world - an introduction to Linux" for 1 hour and 10 minutes, Poul-Henning Kamp gives an introduction to FreeBSD (1h), Theo de Raadt sez: "Building operating systems for the Internet - security is part of the foundation, not an add-on" (50min) and Matthias Kalle Dalheimer talks about KDE (50min). Notice a pattern?
Ah well, maybe it'll be fun. Better than working, anyway.
* Don't know why. Gut feeling.
Have been spectacularily inefficient this weekend. Zero work done. Recompiled the kernel on my home machine last night (new NIC), but managed to forget the ReiserFS patch. Ooops, no /home.
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