Weekly tweet digest for 2009-07-26

  • pgGearman 0.1 release! http://tr.im/tcvO #
  • in the erlang tutorial at #oscon #
  • @ramereth pentabarf was a challenge to install and didn’t support the features we needed at the time. would love to get con sw devs together #
  • “don’t forget to end your line with a ‘full stop’.” by that, we mean: a period. #erlang #oscon #
  • @LeahRosin Awesome! If you’re here now, i’ll be near the speakers lounge around 10am today :) #
  • wishing @pjf and @jarich good luck on their tutorial this afternoon – “Doing Perl Right” #
  • @LeahRosin yeah, i’m giving an ignite talk this evening, so hopefully we’ll run into each other! #
  • just created longest title for an ignite talk ever. http://tr.im/tn1o #
  • @gnat are the oscon ignite talks being taped this time? #
  • @spinnerin yes, will be taped :) #
  • oooh. just wrote some functions in #erlang. #oscon #
  • glad that we had volunteers in all speaker rooms during #osbridge. tutorial speaker having to walk quite a ways to get help. #
  • thinking about how volunteers enhance conference experience for attendees and speakers by being enthusiastic and helpful. #
  • @irabinovitch agreed! :) #
  • @br3nda :( feel better soon. #
  • @vaurora just embrace it :) #
  • getting ready for the oscon ignite talks. #
  • @morganpdx open source can be more accountable because developers/users know eachother, & feel obligated – in a positive way – to fix bugs. #
  • in @vaurora’s btrfs talk #oscon #
  • @rehanitt yes! probably going back this fall. where were you working? #
  • bribing attendees with candy FTW #btrfs #oscon #
  • RT @roblb: Help us test a patch for the Win32 shared memory issue: have a patch sitting in the queue.. http://bit.ly/s2XdF #postgres #
  • @gowstuff indeed! we had butterfingers :) #
  • @lhawthorn having productive mentorship relationships — a step-by-step guide :) #
  • listening to ted ts’o talk about the future of storage and filesystems #
  • three new filesystems merged in kernel 2.6.30 – hilfs2, pohmelfs, exofs #
  • “think about the problem in terms of dollars per performance.” -ted ts’o #
  • RT @timbray: Ted Ts’o: SSD’s are a long way from $-parity. See Hetzler’s “The Storage Chasm” http://is.gd/1HV7q #oscon #
  • .@robtreat2 power failure in sweden see @LenzGr :) #
  • @robtreat2 and @postwait please note that grammatically correct use of ‘failure’ #
  • RT @jchris: Looks like I’ll be giving a surprise P2P Web / CouchDB talk at OSCON today. Room A3 at 5:20 #
  • @eggyknap LOL :) #
  • In the #gearman bof #
  • @reidab let me help you :) in reply to reidab #
  • OH: this presentation contains profanity, but don’t worry, it’s scholarly! #
  • If a person admits they work on FOSS for fame and glory, make them treasurer because they are so honest -@jarich #oscon #
  • Object to rudeness, even if you just observe it -@jarich #oscon #
  • OH: social patches welcome :) #
  • lightning talks from oscon – http://www.ustream.tv/recorded/1849973, mine is around minute 16. #
  • the slides I used for the ignite oscon talk: http://tr.im/tM2A #
  • Bruce and matthew Momjian talking about home automation #oscon http://yfrog.com/7290yj #
  • “Having a grand vision leads to failure.” -Bruce Momjian #oscon #
  • RT @cascadebicycle: Google is street-viewing bike paths in Seattle. http://bit.ly/lTDXV (Awesome!) (via @sarahsharp) #
  • Drinking caipirinhas, waiting for the bbq. Too hot, but we have an artificial breeze :) #
  • OH: ‘I’ve never heard of the PILF?!?!’ #