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My first Debian package uploaded

Today I reached another milestone in my open source journey: I got my first package uploaded into Debian’s archives.  I’ve managed to get packages uploaded into Ubuntu before, and I’ve attempted to get one into Debian, but this is the … Continue reading

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A new 80/20 rule for open source

I didn’t have a post for yesterday, which means I haven’t managed to follow even the lenient rules I had set out for myself at the beginning.  I could claim that, since yesterday was a holiday in the USA it … Continue reading

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Apologies to razvi and iloveubuntu.net

Let me just start off by saying that I love iloveubuntu.net, I subscribe to their RSS feed and read if pretty regularly, as regularly as I read any other feed.  I have a great deal of respect for razvi and the … Continue reading

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Mozilla turns evil, sells your eyes to the highest bidder

Seriously?  If you find yourself writing a headline like this, you need to take a break from the internet.  If you clicked on this one because you wanted more blood-sport FOSS drama, you’re out of luck (and you should also … Continue reading

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Razing the Roof

Today was a distracting day for me.  My homeowner’s insurance is requiring that I get my house re-roofed[1], so I’ve had contractors coming and going all day to give me estimates. Beyond just the cost, we’ve been checking on state … Continue reading

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Getting into Debian

Quick overview post today, because it’s late and I don’t have anything particular to talk about today. First of all, the next vUDS was announced today, we’re a bit late in starting it off but we wanted to have another one … Continue reading

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Working hard in Orlando: Last day

We wrapped up the last day of our sprint with a new team photo.  I can honestly say I couldn’t think of a better group of people to be working with.  Even the funny looking guy in the middle. I … Continue reading

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Working hard in Orlando: Day 4

Second to last day of the sprint, and we’ve been shifting gears from presenting ideas and brainstorming to making solid plans and bringing all the disparate pieces together.  The result is looking very, very promising. I started out this morning … Continue reading

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Working hard in Orlando: Day 3

Today we had a lot of good discussions around app development, starting off with an update on the state of GoLang support and what was needed to get the Go/QML bridge packaged and available for people to start using. From … Continue reading

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Working hard in Orlando: Day 2

Another day packed with meetings and discussions today.  Here’s some of the highlights: We decided that SDK version numbering should mirror distro numbering, so instead of Ubuntu SDK 2.0 we will have Ubuntu SDK 14.04. We worked out more details … Continue reading

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