Category Archives: fun

Pogo Stick

apparently, some people — and I’m looking at you, Pippin — said that the Tweet repository is hard to find: you actually have to search in my blog. well, not anymore: Tweet on GNOME Live complete with a screenshot of … Continue reading

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Road to Somewhere

well, after eating my dog food for a while, it seems that Tweet is starting to get more useful. first of all, now Tweet has an authentication dialog which allows you to enter your username and password the first time … Continue reading

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Sincerest Forms of Flattery

tidy: they say that imitation is the sincerest form of flattery: the actual amount of code is quite small, and it’s already available in Tidy. challenges: Luca dared me into making a Clutter-based coverflow-like plugin for Rhythmbox, but it was … Continue reading

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Being Luis Villa

iain‘s right: this is funnier than the history meme.

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Helm, set a course… for love

a GNOME cruise? I already have the theme song… GNOME-Love Boat, love exciting and new, Come aboard, we’re expecting you. The GNOME-Love Boat soon will be making another release, The GNOME-Love Boat promises something for everyone. Set a course for … Continue reading

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When the Levee Breaks

Yesterday I decided to start working on the porting of the Gtk2::SourceView Perl module to the new upstream API. For my convenience, and because I know I’ll probably screw up, I decided to use a local git repository so I … Continue reading

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Release Craziness

Tonight it was release time – when GNOME tarballs were due in order to allow 48 hours of smoke testing before the actual release, on January 18th. I did the gnome-utils release, and decided to hang out a bit on … Continue reading

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