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Paolo Borelli is Awesome

I think the title says it. Paolo and the Gedit folks are a team one should look up to :D (they also patched clocks)…

Case of the missing duck

In reference to Jean-François Fortin Tam and Luis de Bethencourt blog posts, I would like to post my side of the story. The night before the incident (where the duck got lost), I was contacted by Vivia past midnight, after an awesome meal with the Collaborans. She asked me…

GNOME Clocks... almost there, help needed

GNOME Clocks has been in the works for 3 months now almost.  It is an implementation of the designs prepared by the GNOME Designers (see https://live.gnome.org/Design/Apps/Clock) Together with Allan Day, we are mentoring the awesome Emily Gonyer for her SoC project as well as…

A peek behind the Journal

After some silence, our research brain and user experience visionary Thorsten Prante is getting vocal again. For those of you who don't know: he is mentoring Stefano's current GSoC revamp of the activity journal. In his post GSoC 2012 – Journal! Revamp!, he provides a nice list of example echos of…

Zeitgeist: Playing with Berkeley DB

While doing some scaling optimization the Zeitgeist team decided to give Berkeley DB a try. But porting from SQLite to Berkeley is not easy. However thanks to the Berkeley SQL API porting one can use the SQLite queries. All we did was change the Makefile and add a new vapi…