Archives week 13 of 2005
March 28, 2005 - April 3, 2005
Realised that the script that allows the user to choose a favourite context class (i.e. which GUI system they prefer to use) was totally broken. Rewrote it, creating a new "MouseOver" proto to make creating buttons a little easier. It's not a full button proto, but with it creating such a button is pretty easy. ...
The Blender build has been broken on my box for ages, but I'm so hard-wired to using 3DSMax that I never bothered to figure out why while I still had Windows about. Blender's keyboard-requiring interface is extremely non-intuitive to me... I learn the keyboard by pointing at what I want to do and being told ...
Turns out the problem I was seeing on OpenGLContext was actually a known bug (I think there's even a patch on SourceForge to fix it for wxPython, I just hadn't realised it could show up under PyGame and GLUT (I don't have wxPython built on this machine at the moment).
Basically, the buffer was being ...!-->!-->
And here we have the reason I need to get a new hobby. While programming used to be a relaxing way to unwind, I'm now programming all week, and the incessant grind of finding and fixing bugs is no longer a mindless way to unwind, it's the same frustration as I see the rest of ...
Spent most of the day sleeping... just catching up on the week's sleep deficit, really. Around the various naps I've been trying to figure out what's gone wrong with OpenGLContext. Every other time it tries to do a swap buffers (in any of the GUI libraries) the swap occurs, but then reverts to the original ...
The potluck was quite pleasant, but I got the distinct impression that I was talking too much. Tried to stop, but I love to talk. Probably a good thing Simon hasn't invited me to his party tomorrow, I'd likely be boring a significant subset of the same people again.
Anyway, once the hostess eventually got ...!-->!-->
Today was pretty much just focussed on more documentation for Cinemon. Did some work on a 2.0 feature as well, adding support to TwistedSNMP for "tail"-ing SNMP tables that grow (at their end).
Dan's friend Penelope's friend Allenna is having a potluck tonight. Unfortunately, I haven't been shopping since I got back from DC, so I'll have to go with something store-bought (which I really don't like to do).
I'm drawing a complete blank on what to get, though. I'd love to get samosas or something equally rich ...!-->!-->
Got a call a few minutes ago from Lua, who had just called a few hours ago inviting me to a party. She wanted to print some things out for the guest of honour (who is Japanese), but she was just getting question marks for the Japanese text.
I don't know if there's a built-in ...!-->!-->
Spent the whole working day on documentation, but wound up starting really late due to spending hours on various system administration stuff. Hands are chutneyed, though not as bad as lately, have been consciously trying to reduce the force with which I type. Don't know if it's helping or if I'm just less tense than ...
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