How Random Babbling Becomes Corporate Policy (t3knomanser) wrote,
How Random Babbling Becomes Corporate Policy

My New Best Friend

I have a new best friend, and it is named The Internet Archive. Now, it's not really new, and it's not even new to me- but I've only recently started enjoying it.

It's a fantastic idea, visionary, compelling- dare I say- brilliant. They've even recieved special dispensation under the DMCA to copy old software and archive it.

Go them.

Had lunch with ellie today, who I haven't seen in... well, a fuck-of-a-long time. She's a sweetheart, and seeing as she _works_ in Albany, and I _live_ in Albany, you can see how this goes. There shall be more of these such get togethers.

Meanwhile, I recently played around on an iBook, and discovered that my Linux themes looked like the _old_ OSX look, not the new one with the brushed metal thing. So I just took some time this afternoon and fixed that.

Free-Desktop's gtk-qt-theme-engine, which allows a linux user to use QT (KDE type) themes with GTK applications (they're just two different graphics libraries, don't worry your pretty little head over this section if you have _fuckall_ of an idea what I'm talking about) has come a long way since I last tried it out. It still doesn't match transparency terribly well, and for some reason, it refuses to skin the menu-bar section.

Even so, my Desktop is looking _dead_ sexay.

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