Older blog entries for menesis (starting at number 1)

22 Feb 2001 (updated 22 Feb 2001 at 17:48 UTC) »

Finally paid for my paperwork for summer. I am going to USA this summer, with a program "Work and Travel USA"... so I'm going to work all the summer, unfortunately not with computers and of course not for open source. Most probably I will be a ride operator in Six Flags over Texas enertainment park....

Anyway I wait for summer, because it will be the first time I leave my country for long time... and I will earn money for myself. I want to see how people in US live. In real, not in movie.


Today I saw my two articles printed in local newspaper. One of them is about Kylix, quite a big one. (sorry but it's in Lithuanian). I'm happy with it.


Looked at gtranslator... the new code of course is screwed but somehow works. It is very inneficient and leaks GdkColor on every displayed character. I cannot understand why kabalak tries to initialize every variable, like this:
gchar *text=g_new0(gchar,1);
text=gtk_editable_get_chars(GTK_EDITABLE(textwidget), 0, -1);

It's stupid. So I'm going to clean all this like I did before.

Commited a tiny fix to gnome-libs. I got no agreement from maintainers, but for such a simple change I hope miguel won't beat me (he did a couple of times before).

I hope to do more today...

20 Feb 2001 (updated 20 Feb 2001 at 22:17 UTC) »

So I finally found where can I enter my diary. So here it is, for a first time.

From yesterdays diaries, the one that really enjoyed me was by ajv -- about kittens. I like cats and kittens very much, and its so sad that I cannot have one where I live. And I live in student hostel -- no place where to keep it, and my roommate certainly won't be happy with this.

Hacking: None really. kabalak keeps on attacking me through ICQ, but I haven't done anything good to gtranslator recently. He did. He thinks 0.35 is ready for release, and will do it on weekend.

Also, I decided to take care of commiting translations for galeon. And the next day they decided to not release 0.9 (from stable branch), but make 0.10 from HEAD and use it for GNOME 1.4 extra apps. Or maybe not, I still do not understand. But now I should write messages to translators, better I know what happens...

is it enough? :)

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