Archive for March 2006

Indolence in the news

Via tha ABC: Queensland’s Police and Corrective Services Minister Judy Spence […] told Parliament […] “Palmer and Comrie got it right, the Department of Immigration is unwilling to review and reform itself and it isn’t helped by an incompetent and indolent minister who isn’t willing to push these reforms.” So today’s award for the promotion […]

DPL Campaign Redux

Like last year I thought I might blog some random thoughts on the DPL campaign from the last few weeks. Since there’s already the platforms to read, not to mention the debate, and the various mails to the debian-vote mailing list, I’ll add a fold to make it easy to skip. One thing which seemed […]

Acknowledgement for your vote

I sent in my vote for the DPL election. Fortunately, devotee was written by Manoj, not me, so the response I got back didn’t look like this: You voted, yeah, yeah, yeah You voted, yeah, yeah, yeah You voted, yeah, yeah, yeah, yeah…. Well, I thought you’d miss the vote, But your ballot came today! […]

The Rebuttals That Didn’t Make It

So with the rebuttals up for the DPL campaign, it’s as good a time as any to post the couple of drafts I had that didn’t make it into mine: First, Ode to Zeke: Pussycat, pussycat, where have you been? I’ve been with Ari, he bought me some cream! Pussycat, pussycat, are you sure that […]

The Joy of Ranting

Joey replies to my post from yesterday with his own example of leaving: The technical details remain as irrelivant today as they were at the time, the relevant problem being that developers who are not involved in the installer development rarely consider how their actions can affect it. When a policy gets int the way […]