Archives week 8 of 2007

Feb. 19, 2007 - Feb. 25, 2007

Talk went okay, met Shane Holloway (Let 100 OpenGL bindings bloom...)

We're starting to get an embarrassment of OpenGL bindings. PyOpenGL 3.x, Pyglet, Nokia's OpenGL ES and Shane's C-based binding (generated with gccxml) come to mind. PyOpenGL is AFAIK the only PyOpenGL 2.x compatible one, but there really seems to be an interest in the auto-generated C-style interfaces for small projects.

Ian Bicking and I are ...

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OLPC talk was extremely good (Not just because it backs up some of my talk's points or because I want to work on it (though that helped)...)

Presentation on the OLPC this morning was great. Sure I already want to work on it, but it rekindled the fire after the many failed attempts to get sugar built so I could start development. If we could afford it (and it wouldn't mess up the customers) I'd so love to go work on it. ...

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Delays and more delays... (Plane and network...)

The plane wound up about 2:45 hours delayed in total (laptop didn't even last 5 minutes on its battery). More frustrating, when I finally got here and sat down to work I couldn't get wpa_supplicant to log into the pycon network. It always wanted to choose the stupid hotel access point and even when I ...

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Dallas (FW) veterans, good place to meet for taxi sharing? (Never been there...)

For Taxi Sharing it would be nice if there were a place to meet, that is, some place which is easy to find, which any person could find (potentially with help from a friendly airline person). Some place where you could sit for an hour or so without causing problems. For instance a given coffee ...

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Time to replace the server/workstation (3.5 hours wasted this evening...)

Got the missing cable from Canada Computers today to get the SATA drive installed in the workstation. One of the ATA drives started giving DMA failures last week and this was to be the replacement drive. Problem is the silly thing doesn't work.

Well, more precisely, it doesn't seem to work with the motherboard in ...

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Okay, beginning to feel real (Businesses are so inconvenient sometimes...)

The reality of being just 2.5 days away from leaving (and thus having to have the month's work wrapped up) is beginning to sink in. Also just realised it's only 7 days, not 10 (February being rather short). I'm expecting I'll need to sit in the lobby late a couple of nights getting work done ...

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