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{ Monthly Archives } October 2008

choosing words carefully

As Fabrizio said, software developers like discussions. I agree, as anyone can tell who is following the lists on which I am active
I think it is the constant struggle to express one’s thoughts clearly when writing program code that is applied to human languages, in particular with license texts. “I have an if [...]

SyncEvolution 0.8.1 Released

0.8.1 fixes issues which affected some (three?) users, details below. If 0.8 works for you, there’s no reason to upgrade. New binaries would also have been needed for Evolution 2.24, which was released two weeks ago and will be in major distributions soon. 0.8.1 supports all Evolution releases from 2.6.3 to 2.24 in the same [...]

Binary Packages for Evolution

Providing precompiled SyncEvolution packages for Evolution has been a major pain in the… rear end. SyncEvolution depends on three different Evolution libraries. Since Evolution 2.6.1 (included in Ubuntu 6.06 LTS, which is still in use today), more often than not one of these libraries was changed in a new release. As a result of that [...]