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Nobody likes a perky goth

Tuesday, 3 March 2009

Debian project leader elections are coming up soon. My vote will go to the candidate that:

  • Makes no promises for significant projectwide change.
  • Provides at least one mail every 8 weeks to summerise "stuff".

Thats all.

I guess most people don't really care about being a DPL per-se, instead they stand for election to accomplish a pet project, or two. (Not that there is anything wrong with that. If your platform says "Elect me and I'll do $foo" then you've got implicit support.)

A recurring theme in platforms has been communication, and I think that over time it has got a lot better. Regardless, if theres one thing I want to see from the DPL in 2009 it is even more communication.

In other news, depending on your timezone, todays date is 3/3/9 - enjoy it while it lasts. The next similar date is 4/4/16 - which is seven years in the future.

ObTitle: Blood Ties

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Book Us A Ticket On The Next Space Shuttle

Sunday, 9 March 2008

Tomorrow I turn 32, so I've got to be all mature and responsible and stuff now. Maybe.

This means no more song lyrics will be used for blog titles. Instead I shall switch to film quotes. Films are more mature than songs, right?

There are three candidates standing for the DPL this year. I'm glad I didn't stand, but I came pretty close to doing so. I just think I'd be unlikely to receive the votes, and busy enough to fail even if I did get picked.

It seems to me that every year people promise to do too many things; fixing NEW, fixing the NM process & etc..

Me? I'd have only one goal: Open up the keyring-handling. Nothing more. Nothing less.

(Sure I'd blow all the Debian money on new toys for people but that'll be our little secret ;)

Anyway since there was a bit of interest I've uploaded a new steam engine video and I've started to document some of my collection:

More updates later. Really I need to sit down, clean my toys, and then get some good pictures taken.

Maybe next month I'll find the time. (Ha!)

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