Older blog entries for pzb (starting at number 2)

OK. It seems like that I will be posting about every two weeks. Since my last posting:

I went to OLS and had a great time. The talks were quite interesting, and I met a lot of people who I had only talked to online. The Free S/WAN guys gave a very interesting talk, and the talk by dcm and dria about docbook will prove to be quite usefull. Evolution is coming along nicely, and berlin is before its time.

I finished spot manager for work. The demo was Friday.

I am currently working on updating the manual errata system for PHP. I am working on getting it to recognize examples and do syntax highlighting. Rasmus beat me to centralizing formatting of the notes.

Oops. It has been a couple of weeks. I guess that I shouldn't have tried to start the day before a 5-day holiday weekend.

I am headed to OLS on Wed at 6:10 am, I think. I wanted to move the flight to Tuesday, but the travel agent said it would cost almost $900.

Work is going well. I am working on spot manager for the live component of the system. We have a big meeting on Monday, and things should get somewhat better worked out. The noon to 9pm schedule seems to work better than I thought. I've got to get down to ikea to get a desk. Then I will have to find a chair that I like. (Or buy an Aeron from my office)

Oh, and yes, run-time table names are supported in Oracle.

OK. I've had the account a few months, I might as well start keeping a diary.

I added database support to Spot Manager today. In the process, I discovered that oracle doesn't have nearly functionality in stored procedures. The idea of being able to pass a table name at run-time apparently is not supported, at least accoring to our DBA.

On another front, I did get further on creating a automated radio station. Unfortunately, it is currently running on WinAmp. I am changing this to use mpg123 and be fully opensource, now that MySQL is [L]GPL.

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