Archive for October, 2007

October 31st, 2007

What’s the point of Miss Open Universe?

Art4Linux is running an “interesting” contest, Miss Open Universe. Could someone please explain the point of such an initiative? Is that the only thing that stands out in women’s participation? Their beauty? It only feeds the misconception of the ICT sector being not suitable for them, and only suitable for men.

Three words: Gender Shouldn’t Matter.

October 18th, 2007

Freedomware Gamefest: What a wonderful initiative

I love the new project that’s being organized by Libervis and The Tux Project: Freedomware Gamefest 2007. This is something that definitely deserves notoriety, so I’m doing my bit by adding a badge on my website. The funny part of the story is that I don’t like computer games :) , but the project really worths it.

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October 15th, 2007

So long, spam – Animador is now clean!

Whoa, I didn’t know we had more than 150 spam tickets on the Animador’s tracker (fortunately the other trackers were clean). It took me some time to find out how to get rid of this garbage, since there’s no graphic interface for Trac to do so… I ended up using a simple shell script:

Getting rid of spam tickets

As you’ve probably already guessed, SpamFilter is now enabled in all of the projects.

PS: I’ll talk about the progress of Animador later.

October 9th, 2007

I’m back!

I arrived at Madrid yesterday, so I’ve started to catch up with everything; I didn’t do so yesterday because I was very exhausted after traveling from Valencia to Maiquetia, then from Venezuela to Spain.

October 3rd, 2007

Hey, Olivier has a website!

My good friend Olivier has released his personal homepage, which is hosted at So you can know learn more about Olivier, his thoughts, where he’s been to and his beliefs… Also, as expected from a good designer, the website looks rather nice!

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