Pat's Log
Tue, 20 Jul 2004

Desktop Developers' Conference, Day 1
20040719 Yesterday was the first day of the Desktop Developers' Conference. The keynote was by Havoc, where he talked about "silos" of free desktops, where each silo is a vertical stack built on the substrate that is the desktop platform. Next, Daniel Stone talked about and X-servers. Later, I attended a talk about MultiSync and Bidirectional text layouts.

After the conference, I bugged Edd Dumbill to show me his Bluetooth gadgets and software. It's pretty neat how everything can link like that. Edd then gave me a copy of his recent book, Linux Unwired. I now have something to read.

The evening was spent on the town. It's amazing how little time I spend in Ottawa after dark.

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