For quite a while we have been using IRC for instant messaging and company internal chat. IRC is handy for it, especially as we’ve been able to set up some bots to secure our own channels.
The MidCOM PEAR channel has now been upgraded to the Chiara_PEAR_Server version of PEAR channel serving. The upgrade went mostly painlessly following Greg Beaver’s instructions.
In order to make my news-reading process less time consuming, I’ve now switched from NetNewsWire running all the time on my PowerBook to the Bloglines web service primarily used through my Nokia 770 handheld browser.
2006-03-24 08:25Z: We left San Francisco in the morning and have followed the coastal US-101. Santa Barbara is now behind us as we approach LA.
I started this blog on March 19th 2004. 332 entries and two years later it is time to reflect whether blogging makes sense.
The Midgard booth is now all set up in EclipseCon 2006 Open Source Pavilion. If you read this, feel free to drop in to booth 416 and enjoy an M candy and some Midgard talk.
2006-03-18 02:25Z: Rolling on prairie powered by beef jerky. We left Dallas in the morning and found sun after Amarillo. No tumbleweed yet.
There is a post on Tapestry plug-in weblog analyzing the participants of the EclipseCon Open Source Pavilion. The post is a bit doubtful on Midgard’s participation:
Looks like Apple is trying to patent RSS feeds and RSS auto-discovery:
We will have a quite interesting drive from Dallas to EclipseCon next week: