Monthly Archives: March 2011

pre-release craziness

i’m in bangalore this week, hanging out with the release team and marketing team guys for the GNOME 3.0 release hackfest. i’ve never witnessed a release process this up-close-and-personal before, and i have to say that it’s totally insane. i have no idea how we ever get a release out the door. the amount of […]

docs hackfest in Toronto

as i’m writing, the last of the docs hackers are leaving toronto. from what i can tell, they had an extremely productive week. from my perspective it was sort of fun to act as the on-the-ground guy for a change. i also managed to write a patch or two against yelp, so my attendance at […]

a step back

(standard junk: this is my personal opinion and i’m possibly ethically compromised because i’m currently on contract working for canonical, etc. etc. blah) canonical does a lot of things that i would classify as pretty boneheaded in terms of their relationship to various free software communities. they have an interesting and colourful history with quite […]