I haven’t blogged in about four-five months.This was one of the busiest periods of my student life, with a ton of personal, academic, and professional stuff that used up all of my time.
In the three days of pure geekiness that FOSS.in afforded me, I decided to get my hands dirty with some code again. I and Sai Dinesh were looking for a small KDE app to port to the N900, and in about half an hour, Blinken was ‘ported’ (mostly involved removal of code rather than addition of it, ugly/hackish code’s here):
And all this time, I was preparing for the GRE (Graduate Record Examination), which Indians give so that they can go to the US of A for postgraduate studies and then steal American jobs ;-P. Two days ago, I gave the exam and got a fairly satisfying score of 1460 out of 1600 (full marks in math and 660 out of 800 in verbal), so I’m happy now
As of now, I’ve started my sixth semester, and this time, all the courses I have are ones that I love. So I guess this is going to be one happy semester. I haven’t worked on any KDE/digiKam/libface stuff in this time, with my presence on IRC and the Mailing Lists decreasing to almost zero. I guess now I can start again. Now I’m reading b.k.o threads and upping from svn. Meanwhile, Marcel has been working tirelessly on face tagging in digiKam, picking up from where I left. I need to re-learn a lot of things and get familiar with new (and old) code again.
Oh, and I’m going to:
I’ve submitted my talk proposal in the CfP; if it gets selected I’ll be talking about digiKam and it’s features. Fingers crossed.