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Fri, 02 Jan 2009 14:37:17 +0000Holy shit I’ve forgotten how to use Gimp and Inkscape it’s been so long. In fact, I still remember how to use them but they’ve changed so much! Luckily, they have so many awesome new features this strip took half the time to make – which brings the average down to a sweet 3.5 months […]
Thu, 06 Dec 2007 01:22:21 +0000“Nothing of value is free. It is very easy, Mr. Chairman, to convince people that it is in their best interest to give away somebody else’s property for nothing, but even the most guileless among us know that this is a cave of illusion where commonsense is lured and then quietly strangled.” - Jack Valenti, […]
Thu, 30 Aug 2007 17:24:58 +0000“Google is running a unique viral video campaign aimed at creative GMail users that want to help put together a behind-the-scenes look at how a message gets to and from a GMail account. Just download the red envelope, come up with a creative idea, shoot it and upload it by August 13th.” - Networkworld.com “throughout […]
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Thu, 24 May 2007 01:11:54 +0000I received this e-mail and thought it might be interesting to the ELER readership. I paraphrase a little: I am certain you will be surprised to receive this e-mail from me, indeed, I sincerely apologize for the embarrassment this might cause you. However, I wish to state, that it is sincerely necessitated by my present […]
Wed, 25 Apr 2007 00:58:27 +0000Mark Shuttleworth: Gutsy Gibbon Announcement Mark Shuttleworth: Taking freedom further Ubuntu.com: Feisty Fawn released Stallman, Schneier, Knuth and Raymond t-shirts and stickers: Buy now, or forever hold your peace. Or buy them later.
Sat, 07 Apr 2007 20:14:57 +0000ELER Censorship! over on FOSS Hole. Pamela Jones at Groklaw: My Very Own Motion Wikipedia: Groklaw criticisms Ars Technica: IBM of colluding with Groklaw? The Register: SCO after Groklaw Technocrat.net: Dan Lyons obsessed with Pamela Jones Wikipedia: Astroturfing Stallman, Schneier, Knuth and Raymond t-shirts and stickers
Mon, 26 Mar 2007 00:45:14 +0000Script help from Rev.Tig. We’ve caved to popular demand and have launched two new t-shirt designs: Che Stallman and Bruce Schneier. We’ve also got stickers of these, and the Knuth design. These are all currently (26/03/07) on pre-order, so please be patient waiting for delivery. Thanks! Wikipedia: Ian Murdock Linuxformat: Ian Murdock “I’m a little […]
Fri, 16 Mar 2007 20:56:10 +0000I had to scrap the first strip because I’d confused Office Open with Open Office when writing it. Who’d have guessed people could make that kind of mistake. Not Microsoft, surely. Wikipedia.org: Office Open XML Grokdoc: OOXML objections Miguel de Icaza: The EU Prosecutors are Wrong Rob Weir: Miguel de Icaza is wrong Consortiuminfo.org: 20 […]
Mon, 05 Mar 2007 13:11:38 +0000Initial script donated by a mysterious anonymous benefactor. Help from the the usual suspects. fedora-devel-list: Eric breaks an RPM and leaves Fedora for Ubuntu Alan Cox chimes in here and here. Matthew Garrett here Someone translated esr’s e-mail Linux.com gives esr much deserved attention. FOSS Hole: Linspire CEO backs off from Eric Raymond Everybody Loves […]
Fri, 23 Feb 2007 16:35:28 +0000Announcing Eric Raymond Facts. Work out the current wave of esr induced frustration by suggesting new esr facts ESR Fedora/Ubuntu strip coming up next week. UPDATE: Ok, we’ve caved to popular demand and have launched a new t-shirt design: Che Stallman. We’ve also added a Bruce Schneier design and some stickers too. These are currently […]
Thu, 15 Feb 2007 11:38:34 +0000Script help and awful CSS magic by Joe Rayhawk. Wikipedia: Buffer overflow Wikipedia: NOP ELER Shop: Cat warmed ESR and Knuth shirts This strip’s transcription page ANNOUNCE: Eric Raymond Facts nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop nop […]
Sun, 04 Feb 2007 19:01:59 +0000Script by Ciarán O’Riordan. Work has begun on transcribing the comics. It’s all happening on the ELER Wiki, thanks to Roel Teuwen and Matt Lee. If you have free time and have read/write ability in English and perhaps other languages, then it would be great if you could contribute. This comic’s transcription page.
Thu, 21 Dec 2006 17:44:55 +0000The other day I woke up and realised: “holy crap I haven’t done a new ELER in weeks! I need to get my act together!”. That was back at the start of November. Let’s see if we can’t get this free software freak show back on the road. Script help from the usual suspects: Roel, […]
Sat, 07 Oct 2006 13:16:37 +0000Hans Reiser has not been termed a suspect in his wife’s disappearance Google News: Hans Reiser Hans Reiser’s wife missing: DNA Sample Hans Reiser’s house searched by cadaver dog Namesys: $25 gets you an answer to a question about anything. Wikipedia: Hans Reiser FOSS Hole: Hans Reiser, Wikipedia and ELER