Archive for August, 2004

10 reasons why Subversion is better than CVS

Friday, August 20th, 2004

O’Reilly’s has an interesting article about reasons why Subversion is better than CVS. (Subversion is next-gen version control; a CVS replacement essentially.)

Summer thunderstorm in Cambridge

Friday, August 20th, 2004

A bit of humidity and lots of rain, thunder, and impressive lightning is happening around Cambridge currently. It reminds me some of Georgia in the summertime.

Monkey portraits

Friday, August 20th, 2004

Check out the portraits of monkeys.

Red Hat Wine

Friday, August 20th, 2004

Red Hat Wine is not what you might think. (;


Thursday, August 19th, 2004 has some nice artwork. It does look a bit familiar, however.

(What’s funny is that, while working at Red Hat, I once had a fixed-width prototype of RHN — and also in blue too… although that version never made it out the door.)

New Canon digital camera: 20D

Thursday, August 19th, 2004

The Canon 20D is nice, but it’s not worthy enough to upgrade. Where is the 1:1 full frame sensor within this range of cameras? A 6MP to 8MP isn’t that large of a step up, either. 12MP would have been more like it. (This would’ve made a nice mid-term upgrade from the D60 in the form of the 10D, but the 10D was basically a D60+bugfixes.)

Hopefully there will be a jump sometime soon, but I doubt it if this is just being released now.

Excel at RSS

Monday, August 16th, 2004

Having an RSS reader in Excel just seems so wrong.