[TAG] Re: Linux Gazette Redux :)
thomas_adam at bonbon.net
Wed May 26 16:03:35 MSD 2004
On Wed, 26 May 2004 13:57:13 +0200
"Huibert Alblas" <huibert_alblas at web.de> wrote:
> Hello Ben (and the others)!
Halb. Welcome home. :)
> Haven't heard of you and the gang for a long time either.
> I was a little bit confused when (over a year ago, as far as I can
> remember) I got a mail from (hmm, forgot his name)
> claiming he was the editor of the LinuxGazette,
> and that he was breaking up with TAG (or something)
Yeah - some ballyhoo or rather. Something about arsehole and "Phil is"
spring to mind.
> Then I stop receiving mails from TAG,
> so I thought the Project was dead.
> I visited the LinuxGazette site a few times,
> but didn't realy like it.
> Since then a lot has changed in my live,
> At the time of the TAG breakup I was without work,
> shortly afterwards I got a job offer at the Metro Group (one of the
> worlds largest trading companies)
I've heard of them.
> I landet in a Team of 3 people doing Java/Oracle based
> Enterprise Portal and Backend Development,
> very interseting stuff, but a _lot_ of new stuff to learn.
It's all good. I bet that is quite interesting, too.
> I starting to help getting away from usnig winNT based development
> to debian.
> Opensource is definetly going strong in our litle corner of the
> company, Who knows where it will end.
Usually after it has been installed.
> I'm also getting maried next year :-)
My condolences. :)
> Anyways, I just visited http://linuxgazette.net/
> and saw the the site is "back to normal"
> (but looks better!)
> I will subscribe to list, but only if it stays below 50 mails/day,
> before my subscription was cut there was a lot of noise on the list
> from people talking (mainly) to each other.
Well, there is a lot of spam, but we're looking into fixing this. And as
for the chatter -- that was due to the move from SSC. There is a bit of
chatter here at the moment, most of which is _not_ Linux related, I
> Don't get me wrong, I have nothing against people having fun
> communicating, but I won't have the time to keep track of another 50+
Then you should be ok -- but bear in mind things fluctuate.
> I will install the current Gazette on my palm to read on the way home.
> Back on topic: Articles.
> In our team we have switched from PVCS to subversion for our projects.
> (subversion is a (way) better cvs)
> If there is a demand, a could write an article about a simple
> subversion repository setup, with user auth, but without apache2
Yes, we _need_ articles. Please, put fingers to keyboard and type away!
-- Thomas Adam
"Annie Hall leaves New York in the end. Press rewind, and Woody gets her
back again." -- "Look Inside America", Blur.
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