Archives June 16, 2006

Urgh, GST goes down July 1st, not June 1st (Have to eat the difference for that last invoice)

Happened across a reference that says the GST reduction (from 7% to 6%) happens on July 1st. I'd thought it already happened (i.e. on June 1st), so my last invoice was off in the calculation. Annoying that I'll have to eat the 1% difference, that's only $24, but still...

A day "off" with OpenGL-ctypes (It does leave rather a dent in the pocketbook...)

Decided this morning that I needed to spend some quality time with OpenGL-ctypes if it was going to move forward. Given that the VoIP project is just waiting for an installation fix, I decided that I would take a day off from paying work to work on stuff the world needs. I'm justifying it to ...

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That ol' Gentoo Magic (Two days later...)

I told Gentoo to rebuild the whole world a couple of days ago. It updated/built 293 packages, including all of KDE (3.5.2 now), most of the key services (mythtv and the like), firefox, thunderbird, the whole enchilada. It trundled away quietly in the background as I worked, as I played, as I slept, and then ...

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Week is still very good looking (Even if the day was rather light...)

Couldn't get to sleep until past 2 or 3 in the afternoon and only slept fitfully from then until 7. Wound up only get 2.75 hours of work in. I was all set to worry about it, then I looked at the invoice for the week (I enter each day's work on the invoice at ...

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