?

Log in

No account? Create an account
Winter Break Wrapup. - Chaz Meyers — LiveJournal [entries|archive|friends|userinfo]
Chaz Meyers

[ website | chazmeyers.com ]
[ profile | view profile ]
[ archive | view archive ]

Links
[Links:| chazmeyers.com Twitter ]

Winter Break Wrapup. [Jan. 14th, 2005|01:35 pm]
Chaz Meyers
Before each break I make huge, elaborate lists of awesome things I will get done. Then, I proceed to do none of those things. This break is no exception. Here's a list of things I did do:
  • Pass all the classes I expected to pass.
  • Took a brief look at Python and VB.NET
  • Read way too many news stories/links.
  • Read enough of the IMAP RFC to know that it wouldn't be fun to implement.
  • Reunited with old friends over dinner, beer, Jared's Wheel of Fortune debut, and Mowie Mowie [sp?].
  • Encountered teh Bit-man, a lousy Russian, and the rare, elusive Jittermary.
  • Worked many a ridiculous half hour shift.
  • Debugged a fair amount of perl code which I had no hand in writing.
  • Had a great New Years Eve, culminating in a beautiful view of the fireworks from the roof of the Regency.
  • Rearranged the furnature in my closet room.
  • Lost three credit cards. They were not all mine.
  • Found drivers for my soundcard. When did Creative start sucking so much?
  • Fiddled with two OldWorld Macs. Only one of them doesn't power up. ;-) Speaking of which, Tosh! Does that guy have an Apple monitor? I'd love to get Linux on this thing so I can get it off of my floor and into a closet.
  • Got wickedly sick and passed my disease on to a horde of others.
  • Went to Longwood Gardens twice, and was only kicking and screaming the second time. ;-)
  • Your mom

I suppose that isn't too bad for a month or so. I should also add that I slept. A lot. Good lordy, I slept.
LinkReply

Comments:
[User Picture]From: ewindisch
2005-01-17 05:45 am (UTC)
Btw.. why implement imap when there are good libraries already out there? IMAP is certainly something you don't want to implement unless you like wasting time ;)

I think its worth noting that the guy who wrote support IMAP for most of the open source email clients is not only from Bucks County, but went to BCCC :) You can find him in #evolution and probably #gnome on irc.gnome.org - but I didn't tell you that.
(Reply) (Thread)
[User Picture]From: cpm
2005-01-17 08:21 am (UTC)
Who ever said that I don't like wasting time? ;-)

Seriously though, most of the libraries I saw were centered around writing an IMAP client rather than a server.

Perhaps I didn't look hard enough. A quick google now reveals that good ol' c-client includes a server API. Doh.
(Reply) (Parent) (Thread)