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This latest Sourceforge CVS outage has been most unfortunate.
We tried to do a bug day aroud the one the week before, which was also
unfortunate... Now for almost a week we haven't had any CVS access, and we had
planned a release in that time of Pootle and the translate toolkit.
Was amused when I tried to open a Word document from webmail.
It started in a Firefox window with an embedded OpenOffice.org instance
but obviously something went wrong as it showed up a recovery dialog.
is a fantastic open source mail
server. It basically wraps Postfix, and has a beautiful webmail interface
including a great calendar system. Yes, AJAX, buzzwords, all apply.
Something I have been promising for many months has finally happened...
We've been going backwards and forwards with so-called "release candidates"
for 0.8 that were really betas or new versions, I managed eight!
I have been having repeated problems where my desktop just powers off if its
overloaded. Its an Athlon XP 2400 and the CPU temperature was showing 79
degrees C and up (sometimes 129 degrees but I'm sure that was a bad
We had a great Bug Day
for the Translate Toolkit
I've set up a copy of Zimbra
, an open
source messenging server with a beautiful AJAX
webmail and calendar client
on a local machine. Planned a while ago to move my mail to an IMAP server with a nice
webmail frontend so it can be accessed from more than one place, and Zimbra seems
like the best of the bunch.
Was excited around Christmas to see
the Jingle signalling protocol
for Voice over IP through Jabber, which was jointly authored by Google and JSF
people and is used by Google Talk
Had an OpenOffice.org building day yesterday. Up to four concurrent builds. My
Fedora machine seems to overheat in such a circumstance and turn itself off
poof! Then won't turn on again for a few minutes. Frustrating.
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