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January 18, 2004

Spam FixIt

The second Linux.Conf.Au fixit that I want to was the Spam fixit. This was hosted by Tridge and Rusty, although somehow Rusty managed not to be there. There was a lot of lively discussion, as...

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January 18, 2004

DotGNU FIXIT

Linux.Conf.Au this year introduced the FIXITs which were BOF (Birds Of a Feather) sessions with a purpose, e.g. to produce a list of critical bugs in a piece of software. The first one I went to was...

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January 18, 2004

A tour of my junk code directory

The last talk I went to on day 3 of Linux.Conf.Au was Andrew Tridgel's "A tour of my junkcode directory". Essentially Tridge is advocating that we keep all of the little bits of code that we write...

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January 18, 2004

Perl 6 in a Nutshell

After Lunch Damian Conway addressed Linux.Conf.Au presenting "Perl 6 in a nutshell". Essentially, although Perl 5 is great, the source code is becoming very difficult to work with, and the language...

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