29 Nov 2002 niceguyeddie   » (Journeyer)

Yet another Thanksgiving! I have always loved Thanksgiving, not because of the dinner, or the holiday, or the start of the Christmas season. I don't know why really. It's not much of a holiday besides a time to reflect on the previous year and to give thanks for what you have and to set goals for the next year. It just seems to be one of the few big holidays which are not melancholy.


Prefix changes in Xaraya are going extremely well. Since we switched to BitKeeper instead of CVS having scenarios work much better. The merging is easier, and the multiple repositories are easier to maintain rather than the branches of CVS which never merge very smoothly (either that, or I never quite learned how best to do the merges).

We knocked out the entire repository in about 6 hours today changing every prefix to xar vice pn. Since we already had a wrapper function in, the legacy should not be nearly the problem that it could have been. I believe that we are still well on track for a public release late winter early spring.


I finished my Business Law class yesterday. Ugly class, tough, and it seems that either I know little about the motivations of business, or my peers know very little. I can't seem to get out of a class without an aurgument. This class' aurgument was on whether safety should be the number one priority, and I contend that it is profit since turning a negative P & L is never acceptible. I recommend that anyone thinking of a career in Business Management look somewhere else;)

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