Google assigned the students for this years Summer of Code. FreeBSD got 14 students doing several different projects. I’m going to be very busy as well, it seems, as I offered to mentor GÃ¡bor KÃ¶vesdÃ¡n whoâ€™s going to work on some very needed issues with the ports infrastructure.
Month: May 2006
It seems flooding blogs with comments is the new trend in the spammers world. For the last week or two, I have been deleting some 50 or so posts per day, so I’m starting to get a nice list of trojaned sites.Â The posts are coming from a large number of different IP addresses, so the conclusion must be that someone is trying to flog his warez through a botnet and getting his links in so many blog comments as possible. Unfortunately for him (or her), comments here are moderated, so they will be deleted before doing any harm. The Internet certainly isn’t what is used to be…
Why do people never learn? Andrew Pantyukhin also sent way too many patches and has now been punished with a ports commit bit. Welcome to the team, Andrew!
One up for the romanian world domination team. Please welcome Ion-Mihai Tetcu to the team of ports committers. As always, send too many patches and you get punished.
Again, portmgr has granted a commit bit as punishment for someone sending too many updates and improvements to our ports tree. The victim this time is Stefan Walter. Please give him a warm welcome!