18 Jan 2005 lgs   » (Master)

First post of the year. I have many nice things to say about me working in Async for the next 3 months but I'll just say I' m very happy to be among such good people and hackers.

So yes, I'm in Brazil, Sao Carlos and I'm writting these lines at Async Office which, btw, is very nice. There are plenty of young hackers among us and working with them is a pleasure. We even have three dogs to take care of ourselves.

So for the curious, first I will work on Gazpacho and Kiwi2 and once we have them in a usable state we'll try to make some interesting applications as fast as these tools let us.

It seems that we are getting some momentum with Gazpacho and more and more people is asking me about it which makes me very happy. Johan is helping me a lot and he is letting me know a fact already known by me: the code needs a lot of work. We probably need to redesign some parts as Gazpacho is not currently using some Python features that could make it much more powerful/easier to maintain.

First things I should work on is having an Application class and study the dependencies between all the different modules of Gazpacho so we can get rid of all those nasty globals all around the code.

Next thing I'd like to do is to wipe out as much as the XML files for the specific Widget code we have and use some Interface system.

So in other words, it's time to think about Gazpacho general design and write some diagrams and documentation about it.

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