This weekend was a nice little vacation. Kathleen & I went up north (near Charlevoix for you michiganders) and spent the weekend at a cottage with 23 other people. While others opted to do outdoorsy type things like "Walking", I spent a lot of time enjoying the peace, tranquilty, and lack of laptop by reading comics. Had a great time. Needed serious unwinding, and that was just what the doctor prescribed: Couch, Beer, Comics. Its a lot like home, except that there are more trees, more people, and no laptops.
XChat Aqua is an ongoing project designed to rememdy the fact that every IRC client on OS X sucks. Currently I'm running X-Chat via XDarwin just cuz the 5-6 IRC apps I've found for OS X are all either ugly, clumsy, limited, or all 3.
Of course, a vacation has the enjoyable side affect of leaving a heaping helping of goodness on the Tivo. Firefly continues to get better- this episode was absolutely hilarious. The Sopranos was once again excellent (especially the dream sequences).
I've yet to sucessfully extract video from my tivo. I can get the
We're consolidating servers @ OSDN, which means that Slashdot has to move once again. Hopefully users will notice little or no interruption save maybe some time for DNS to migrate, but I'm always wary about these things. This time around I'll likely have almost no involvement: our netops guys are really good, and our setup, while convoluted, shouldn't be that difficult to replicate (especially since most of the boxes are essentially identical webheads, its really only the DBs that require wackyness).