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The BOSS page has been updated with a little info about what to expect in the coming BOSS.

On a completely different subject, does anyone know why advogato's server often takes so long to respond or (sometimes) times out altogether?

All of the below is obviously very out-of-date.
I will bring it in sync with the rest of spacetime very soon.

18 Oct 2001 (updated 21 Sep 2002 at 17:35 UTC) »

IBM has agreed to sponsor BOSS, and to join the panel. That's great news -- it should increase again the event's visibility, and allow us to attract still more mainstream attention.

Now if only that other large corporation -- let's call them "Sybil" -- would come on side. We shall see. Stay tuned.

9 Oct 2001 (updated 17 Oct 2001 at 00:45 UTC) »

The Business of Open Source Software conference (BOSS) will take place on Sunday, November 25 at the auditorium of the Ottawa Public Library, Main Branch, from 1:00PM to 4:00PM.

The Business of Open Source Software conference (BOSS) proceeds apace. I just added a lot of relevant information to the project page.

The team members organizing The Business of Open Source Software symposium may now affiliate themselves with the project BOSS.

Stay tuned for more.

It's Official-- dyork is becoming a Canadian. He may already be one. Curling! Holy Jazes, Dan! I've been a Canadian all my life, and I have yet to even step into a curling rink. This is like The Body Snatchers or something. What's next? ``zed''? Decent beer? Road hockey? Responsible Government?

Welcome, Dan. We're a little odd, but we make our own fun ;)

Today, dyork wrote:

It is a day of great sadness.
and nothing else. What's happening, Dan?

Over at OPAG (the Ottawa Python Authors Group), we're mulling over the idea of developing a console-based PIM (personal information manager). I'm wondering if there's a demand for such a program. If you're reading this, let me know.

On a mildy-related note, if someone could drop me a line to explain how to use the wiki tag, get in touch. zeevon, are you reading this? ;-)

telsa wrote:

Finally, is it only I, or are other people seeing advogato refuse to respond increasingly often? Heading to the site, following internal links and reloading pages here often seem to result in... well, nothing. It no talk. I put it down initially to other things, but I begin to think it's the advogato site.

Well, I haven't seen nothing, but response times are often very slow, particularly, in my experience, logging in, previewing, and posting.

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