Archives Feb. 27, 2005
Spent the whole afternoon and evening working on OpenGLContext. Mostly doing some long-pending refactoring and reorganisation. I moved the "scripts" into their own directory, made the mainloops classmethods of the various context types, and then started in to unify the API for specifying context parameters on startup (via a definition object).
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I've been noticing something about MythTV's overall design that is markedly better than the ATI Windows product; namely the split into client and server. On Windows, when the machine started recording a show, a window popped up over my work, a task showed up in the task bar, and I was distracted. The machine was ...
Getting a little too sharp in writing the PyCon paper (egads, it's something like 3.5 weeks away now, we should get a hotel some day soon). It's too easy to start pointing out the little flaws and problems in the conceptualisation of the two protocols (data and non-data descriptors). I don't want the paper to ...
Basically the whole day was spent tweaking the Linux install. Also did some reading up on backup mechanisms (I'm considering using Bacula). At the moment I'm working on the OOo install. I guess no-one has created a .emerge because the process is so simple:
<download the binary distribution>
tar -xvf OOo_1.9.m79_native_LinuxIntel_install.tar