Archives week 21 of 2006

May 22, 2006 - May 28, 2006

A pleasant day (The temple gives you bandanas, incidentally...)

We had about 6 hours between the ceremony and the reception yesterday, so we headed over to Shane and Simon's friend Mia's place. Spent the afternoon discussing politics, social justice and the like with Mia's whole family. The kind of conversation that rekindles the fires in your heart.

I'm just uploading the pictures now. A ...

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Off to the wedding tomorrow (Wedding so huge it's being covered by the local food network...)

Heading out to suburbia to our friend Brendan's wedding tomorrow. I still haven't figured out what I'm supposed to wear on my head that's "business casual". (It's a traditional Sikh wedding). Neither the suggested scarf nor kerchief seems appropriate. I'm assuming a Red Hat baseball cap isn't suitable either... and that exhausts my rather limited ...

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The Editor Returned

The editor returned and thought
With broad and nuanced gestures
Her heavy ring clicking on her table
And this time we talked a tiny bit
Though I tried not to distract her much
From stories, sites and gentle words
So fun to see her working there
On thoughts to share with all the world
Just ...

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PyGTA Review of Python Web Frameworks (Part 1...)

This evening's PyGTA was fairly well attended given the rather short notice in advertising.  We got about 1/2 way through our discussion of web development frameworks, doing our initial survey of Django, TurboGears and Zope 2.

Some very interesting stuff coming up, such as the increasing use of the "Routes" package for cross-system composability configuration.  ...

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PyGTA is tomorrow evening (I should really set an alarm to remind me to send out reminders...)

PyGTA is on for tomorrow @ Linux Caffe (7pm). For once we don't have a conflict with DemoCamp (I'm thinking we need to switch nights at some point given how many people seem to be conflicted over the two). Anyway, tomorrow is on.

I'm proposing that we discuss web frameworks in a no-holds-barred review. What ...

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Learning is fun (Even if it's just accounting...)

Spent the bulk of today learning the basics of how to do the accounting for a small corporation in Canada. I'm planning to use GNUCash for the primary accounting system. We're going to be fairly small and simply structured, so it seems like a good fit. (I realise it seems weird I wouldn't just write ...

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