When Free is actually limiting

Published on Fri, 2008-07-18 - 11:41

Is no big surprise that the Free Software Foundation doesn't like the way things are going with Apple and its iPhone. There is no doubt that the App Store is a great blow to the free software movement. It is currently impossible to distribute GPL-licensed software through it, without violating the GPL's restrictions.

Given that the App Store is the only way for most consumers to get software on their new, shiny devices, the free software guys stand in a position where their license is actually a barrier to adoption.

New server (again)

Published on Sat, 2008-07-05 - 03:14

As you might have read earlier on this blog, I've been self-hosting this website along with a lot of friends and clients on a rented server at EasySpeedy. I have done this for about 18 months, and it's been fun to have my very own webserver with 2 GiB RAM and the works, but as I've come to realise, this is a huge waste of money and resources.

We still don't know what we're doing...

Published on Fri, 2008-05-30 - 18:06

Drupal's popularity has really taken off on these parts – the last year has seen amazing growth, from a few hobbyists people meeting in Copenhagen now and then to large and respectable organisations deploying Drupal in really ambitious projects.

One of the things I have noticed as a result of the change, is how many that do not understand the why's and the how's of Drupal's development.

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History meme

Published on Fri, 2008-05-02 - 19:10

It has become all the rage for geek bloggers to post a list of the most used commands on their command lines, but since I found my own results interesting, I will post them here nevertheless.

First, our company development server at work where I spend a lot of time messing around with CVS... sigh

A Git mirror for Drupal CVS

Published on Tue, 2008-02-19 - 13:01

For some weeks, I have on-and-off been trying to create my own mirror of cvs.drupal.org in Git, and now it seems I've finally succeeded.

I have set it up with Gitweb and everything, and it seems to have complete fidelity with regards to the original data. It has all the branches/heads and tags that Drupal has, meaning that you can use checkouts from this reppository to keep your Drupal installations up-to-date.

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The political left

Published on Thu, 2007-11-15 - 23:42

The political left is mainly composed of do-gooders that do not want to do good themselves.

Imagine someone wanting to do good for the homeless, and instead of doing the obvious and going out there with food/money/coffee/blankets/whatever, they decide to moan about it to the press, politicians, and just about anybody else who is willing to listen (or just happen the hapless victim).

The result is that the tax payers are burdened with doing good for almost anyone. It is a rare person in Denmark that does not receive his share of all the do-goodery.

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