Archives week 18 of 2004
May 3, 2004 - May 9, 2004
Tim, Selena and myself all apparently had trouble sleeping last night. I'm still feeling sort-of out of it, which could be part of the original problem or simply a reaction to the messed up sleeping schedule. Just took a quick nap that turned into 4 hours yet didn't refresh me at all.
Spent the bulk of the evening working on a complete rethink of the Cinemon UI. The design is definitely showing the influence of Plone. The CSS is pretty rudimentary, but for some reason IE isn't picking up about half of the directives, which makes the design rather... less beautiful. There also seems to be a ...
I've got most the encoding/decoding working, with minimal correctness checks, but without proper test data I'm hesitant to keep moving forward with the project. So, back to Cinemon, in preparation for getting some feedback from Bryan tomorrow.
Grams is out of the hospital and resting at home. Rosey and I picked her up this afternoon.
I had a very pleasant late-afternoon sitting in Starbucks with Lisa. There's something satisfying about watching a beautiful, intelligent woman thinking and explaining something about which they really care. She does this cool thing where she flares ...!-->!-->
Hmm, seems like it's my day to have plans fall through. Oh well. Tim's going to come by and work later instead.
Including development of the courseware and printing, we were looking at around $6000 for a full 5-day accelerated course for 10 people. That's a chunk of change, yes, but honestly, pulling together the courseware (which for these topics necessitated almost 2-1/2 weeks of un-billable work) means that we were just barely breaking even (though the ...
Spent the last few hours reviewing the Plone tutorial with which I'm trying to help. There's a lot of writing still to do, figure another 4 hours or so, maybe a little less. There's actually some stuff in the sample code that looks like it wants to be refined as well. Not just doc-strings (which ...