Jun 202005
 

Have been hacking on the command line web blogger today and learned python on the way, so can you read this? Posting works already, q.e.d. However, NewsBruiser is giving me a hard time with not accepting editPost() requests. So in effect, i’ll not be able to update this entry later on which sucks. Have been […]

Jun 202005
 

Finally reconnecting… since my server died earlier with a reproducible kernel BUG in the resierfs journaling code of a stock 2.6.10 (journal.c:2825). After poking around a bit, i decided to copy everything over (more than 100 Gigs) and move to ext3. Especially since i recently downgraded from 2.6.11.* because i ran into two other scenarios […]

Jun 202005
 

Sat down with stefan today to evaluate GarageBand to get some ideas for improvements and neccessary additions in beast. The number and types of loops it offers out of the box (actually we also had Jam Pack 1) is simply thrilling. Cooking up a rich dance music background is a matter of minutes. We got […]

Jun 202005
 

Today we’ve been having a visit of Ileana Streinu at our university, where she gave a very interesting talk about intersection-free polygon unfolding in 2D space and related topics. One idea struck me as particularly interesting. A bit oversimplified, it is the reduction of available degrees of freedom in polygon expansion until only one degree […]

Jun 202005
 

The intltool vs. scheme saga continues. Basically, Kevin Cozens (the gimp script-fu / tiny-fu maintainer) is willing to use proper markup for scheme strings via a (_ ) function, however applying such a change is post tiny-fu-1.0 stuff, so won’t happen too soon. The intltool vs. scheme saga continues. Basically, Kevin Cozens (the gimp script-fu […]

Jun 202005
 

Back from GUADEC, still a bit tired though. Thanks to all the helpers who made this happen! It was nice to see all those people again and talk to them. Sat down with wim to discuss atomic reference counting issues for GObject. We’ve figured most of the issues, but GClosure is still giving a bit […]

Jun 202005
 

BEAST/BSE version 0.6.6 is out, managed to throw it out before GUADEC despite the long list of must-fix items i had for this release. Will be heading to stuttgart for GUADEC6 tomorrow. BEAST/BSE version 0.6.6 is out, managed to throw it out before GUADEC despite the long list of must-fix items i had for this […]