I impersonate Alax Cox at FOSS

One of the nice things about conferences is the oppurtunity to meet new people. It was nice to be able to mingle with Alan Cox for a little bit while fighting for Pizza at FOSS. Talking with Seemant was cool too. Props to those community volunteers such as Seemant who …

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FOSS Day 3

Today started off with a bang with a keynote Andrew Cowie. He did an excellent job speaking and wasn't afraid to ruffle feathers. One of the best parts was his proposal to change Linux to "Open Office/Mozilla/Apache/Perl/Gnu/Linux" (talking RMS's GNU/Linux fixation one step further …

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FOSS Day 2 (the kernel, turbogears, google and gentoo)

Today was the second day of FOSS. I'll jot down my observations from today.

The first talk I attended was from LWN's Jonathon Corbet. He discussed recent happenings in the Linux kernel. He noted that the development cycle of the kernel was becoming more "professional", with two week cycles for …

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Report from FOSS 2005 (day 1)

I made it to India intact. I haven't really slept much in the past 48 hours, so forgive the typos. The FOSS conference is being held outside of the palace of Bangalore. The schedule got kind of messed up and many of the talks were delayed by varying amounts. This …

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