Not too shabby. Relatively painless to put in
place, and seems to only suffer from a few problems
(double-drawing, for one; Gabber seems to redisplay lines in
the roster and in text messages rather frequently) which are
really only cosmetic in nature. To be honest, though, I
haven't really been screaming for antialiasing for
everything, just a few specific apps, such as Mozilla (which gdkxft
doesn't work with, due to how Mozilla handles text output;
it appears to have an effect on string width calculations,
though, which really screws up rendering in a few cases) and
Everything else looks rather silly and blurred.
Same as always. Rumors are gearing up about a
third round of layoffs, and I'm suspecting I may be up for
consideration this time (support staff? who needs 'em?). Not
too surprising; out cash position can't be very good right
now, with the amount of customer turnover we're
Since things appear to be relatively stable with
my new upstream
provider, I figure it's about time to stop purchasing
service and go back to hosting it myself.
We'll see how long it takes to get Network
Solutions and Register.com to process
the DNS host changes...
None. Pity me.
New Comix to Read
Why the hell didn't anyone tell me about these
before now? ;-) Here I've been thinking the only good geek
cartoon content out there was from Illiad and the corporate
( advogato ) Sept. 6, 2001 3:20:00 PM