I've been working quite a bit on my swedish website lately, and will also move my diary there. Tech stuff might still show up here, though.
Still looking for digicam comments.
Good day today. Bought some groceries, won't starve to death for at least another week. Watched some excellent tennis on TV, the Stockholm Open final.
I'm thinking about getting a digital camera, it would be fun to take pictures of stuff. Perhaps an Olympus C-2100UZ? It seems like good value for the money (6000 SEK, might be about $500). Of course, I'd rather have an Olympus E-10 or a Canon EOS D30 or something like that, but I'm on a limited budget. It's hard being a poor student, you can't buy all the luxury items you want.
Hmmm... Breakage somewhere in my X packages (or configuration). Everything works with startx but with xdm something (I'm not sure what) segfaults. Bah.
Update: Apparently not a segfault. The "Caught signal 11" message I read in some log must've come from somewhere else. It was a silly typo bug in the 4.1.0-7 debs.
Running ext3. Feels good so far.
Participated in the swedish ACM Programming Contest on the weekend. My team finished in 23d place, with one measly correct solution. Not so good, but it was the first time we participated. Coderunners won again, of course.
I'm skipping classes to hang out at the computer society. Not good. I have lost all motivation for my math courses. I wonder where it went and how I'm supposed to get it back.
And no, it's not because of the World Trade Center disaster. Sure, it's awful, but not more so than mass executions and ethnic cleansing in Africa or former Jugoslavia. It certainly hasn't changed my world view notably. And of course ESR doen't speak for me, as usual.
New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.
Keep up with the latest Advogato features by reading the Advogato status blog.
If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!