Archives week 43 of 2005
Oct. 24, 2005 - Oct. 30, 2005
Rosey got her first call for an interview all of a couple of minutes after the form that makes her an official employee was entered into the computer. Apparently the French teacher shortage is not exaggerated. Good luck with the interview, Rose!
Turns out that annoying image-to-texture failure was actually just a messed up compile on my machine. Anyway, OpenGL-ctypes now has image handling working under OpenGLContext. Spent some time trying to get the GLUT bitmap fonts working. So far no luck.
The GLUT declaration (on GLX machines) looks like this:
GLUTAPI void *glutBitmap9By15;!-->!-->!-->
#define GLUT_BITMAP_9_BY_15 (&glutBitmap9By15) ...!-->
Linux Caffe is a very pleasant little environment. I'd been thinking of a very different environment, all little nooks and crannies, with insular little booths and some back-room environment for meetings. It's actually a single room with a long 'working bar' and a set of meeting/talking tables. Very clean-well-lighted family feel to the place.
Don't forget that tonight (Tuesday) is the PyGTA meeting, the first at our new venue. Be there.
Spent the rest of the evening on the VOIP platform, mostly going through the whole process of registering someone, setting up the hardware, testing that the hardware works, that they can call, that they can get voicemail, and little things like that. It did not go spectacularly well. I think many of the problems were ...
As mentioned a few weeks ago, had a few interesting ideas for new companies. We're looking into one of those now, bringing in friends with experience in starting and running larger companies to kick the tires and tell us what's needed to get to the next step. It's rather fun.
The weird thing is that, ...!-->!-->
Rough fingers slide
Across padded silk
Tracing high-order curves
Denying the alure
Of architect's geometry
Implying there should be
A higher calling
To a lower end