This is the archive for April 2006. Recent posts can be found at the main blog page.
Dutch-Palestinian director Hany Abu-Assad tells a very intruiging story of two friends recruited for a suicide bombing attack in Tel Aviv. Two people, no future to live for, no hope at all. Complete silence in the cinema after the ending credits faded away.
Paradise Now was awarded several prizes from various film festivals all over the world.
Les poupées russes is about a reunion (a couple of years later). Some of the former students have changed, others clearly haven’t. Once again, several hilarious scenes. A good laugh, although this genre is not really my favourite.
From the W3C weekly news letter:
The Web API Working Group has released the First Public Working Draft of “The XMLHttpRequest Object.” The draft documents features of the XMLHttpRequest object, the core component of AJAX. The interface allows scripts to perform HTTP client functions, such as submitting form data or loading data from a remote Web site. Read about the Rich Web Clients Activity.
For more information, see these sites:
Yesterday Michiel and I made a plan: fix 3 GNOME modules each day in order to complete a GNOME Goal that makes all modules use the file
po/LINGUAS instead of embedding all language codes into
Michiel patched bug-buddy, eog and gdm2 shortly after I had done the same for Evince, Sound Juicer and Totem:
Today Michiel did vte, gnome-applets and gnome-backgrounds and I patched the GNOME panel and the gnome-menus and gnome-media modules during a very inspiring hacking session while travelling by train:
GNOME Goals Rock!
Wouter Bolsterlee, also known as uws, a postmodern geek living in the Netherlands. Read more about me…
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