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…but not as brief as a tweet.

Work has been busy the last few weeks, culminating in really busy this last week. Today was a coworker’s last day and he was trying to do a knowledge dump while we’re trying to roll out the code that he’d been working on and merge in various fixes that were being stashed away rather than checked into the source code trunk line, because the now ex-coworker was maintaining his Huge Project in trunk. (Why was he not maintaining it in his own branch? I don’t know.)

To add spice to it all, my “other job,” the contract that I started last March or so, is finally wrapping up. Sort of. This means a big push to get it running in production mode rather than development mode. So this has been eating up most of my spare cycles this week. Truthfully there are other projects I’d rather be devoting spare cycles to, but a contract is a contract and all that.

Speaking of C&Q, there will be more to report on that soon. While I can’t say that interest in it has spiked—we’re still flying very much under the radar in most places, I think—I’m getting asked about it more frequently. And there’s work, er, being worked on. (In part that’s why having the other contract pop its up head and demand work on me now now NOW! is so frustrating; there’s only a couple more hills to climb before I can start getting things into a private alpha stage.)

Anyway, on the train now heading home to do Jäger shots and collapse.

I’m kidding about the Jäger.

Probably.

Date: 2010-02-27 02:58 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] kereminde.livejournal.com
I'm very interested, I just realize you have things keeping you from working on it and you will let people know when it is ready. "It will be done when it's done" and all that.

How about some spiced rum instead?

Date: 2010-02-27 03:15 (UTC)
From: [identity profile] chipotle.livejournal.com
Actually, I've made a margarita, although spiced rum, or a "Rum Gum and Lime," sounds good. (The latter is rum mixed with a little simple syrup -- or "gum syrup" -- and lime juice, and topped off with club soda.)

I'm hoping to not fall into the Duke Nukem trap; I'm already feeling some time pressure for C&Q, because there's at least a sense in which there's real competition, at least within the fandom community. What I imagine C&Q will be is better than what the competing sites are now -- but I have some distance to get there, and the other sites aren't necessarily frozen in amber, either.

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