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Well, I finally got the word from Judson, and he's going to give me an account on the clug server, so hopefully I can begin development on COD this evening. I think that'll be a good thing.

I don't think that I will get everything done nearly as quickly as far as the COD site is concerned, though, simply because I've had a serious case of laziness come over me. I've wanted to sleep a lot lately, so I may just do that here for the next few days after work, rather than programming. And, I want to finish reading The Greatest Generation.

I think I only have to say three things about today. Exams are finished.

Today was a fairly dull day. I really despise exams. I had to get on the ball and work on studying Chinese today, but all of that will be done tomorrow, and I can relax for a couple of days.

The few things that happened other than studying were negative. The first bad thing that happened was that I went to Taco Bell for lunch. I wouldn't normally have done so, but Adair and I were craving something a little different, and I thought Taco Bell would be a nice quick something different. Boy was I wrong. We ordered our food, and they pretty much destroyed Adair's nachos. How do you destroy nachos? Adair was really ticked, as was I, so we left. On our way home, (Adair drove her car), Adair's car started to overheat. So we had to pull it over and let it cool off. A little further down the road we gave up and just left it for a bit. We're gonna move it to a better spot here after we're done studying for the night.

Needless to say, I wasn't able to get any real work done (i.e. work that I wanted to do) today. I was, able, though, to get more design done on the cod site before I went to bed last night. I got Dan (who's the man, I might add) to put together a funny little graphic of a fish for the site. Much thanks goes out to Dan for that. Hopefully next week(ish) I'll be able to finish the cod site and people from Clemson will have a nice place to post free software projects.

And I guess that's about all I have to say about today...

1 May 2002 (updated 1 May 2002 at 00:19 UTC) »

Well, today I was able to put the current source of Clugbot into CVS over at Sourceforge. It was kind of interesting, because it was my first time to create a project there...but overall I was very impressed with how easy it was to get an account and a project set up. I'm definitely glad that it's around.

Also, today, I began work on the site design for cod. Cod is the Clemson Open Developers, a group of students (and maybe someday faculty too) here at Clemson that work on free software. I'm currently just creating a simple site so that people can post their projects and news about their projects to the site. It will also have information about free software and what it's all about for any who are interested. I think I may try and get Dan to cook up some fish looking image for me for the site.

Also, I had lunch with Chris today, and it was nice to be able to chill out and just talk about some CLUG stuff and other stuff in life. He's definitely a very interesting guy...I'd recommend meeting him if you have the chance. He's all about becoming a better programmer and working on free software projects.

Oh, and I found out that I could exempt my 215 exam today. Very, very good. That gives more time to concentrate on Chinese.

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