Friday, June 23, 2006

KDE Love....it's better than a kick in the face


I attended the Canonical Ubuntu Paris Developer Summit this week. Several other KDE representatives attended and we "Spread the KDE Love" to use a popular term. I am certain that it will take quite some persuading to get me to come back to Paris again.

On the first day of summer there was a huge musical festival with millions of people walking through the streets and having a good time. Unfortunately at the end of the evening we came upon a group of 5 North Africans beating the living shit out of a Frenchman. Sebastian Kuegler (from now on known as "my hero") jumped in to help the poor man and in return got a kick in the face :-(

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  1. First part is well... how to code *giggles* Seriously! Be comfy, be with friends, be in bed... lounge, relax, and code ;) (what did you think i was gonna say? ;) )

    Second part: Damn, Sebas, that is a scary eye you got there! Totally with Kenneth, though - good initiative, i'm not sure i'd have been able to gather myself together and help there!

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  2. Admirable for sure. I'd not likely have intervened. But I'm a short arse.

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  3. Oh man, alone against 5 rowdies? You're the king, sebas!
    (Can't we use that for marketing? You know, something like...
    KDE - Suffering to save mankind ;-D )

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  4. I'm ashamed of my country... -____-'

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  5. Well, in terms of bus numbers it certainly wasn't too smart. I made sure I'm fine, no problem with my eye. The blue (Pantone200C, anyone?) colour will vanish in the near future, and the broken glasses are replaceable.

    Found a good reason to wear sunglasses at night, for extra coolness points, though. I've prescription glasses so I can see (-3.5dpt don't really make life easier when travelling ...).

    Remember, when someone beats me up, it's your turn. (Or someone else's, for that matter.)

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  6. oo bad programming skills don't help in real life otherwise they would be sitting on the moon contemplating what they've done but as it is reality was cough* cough* kicking ;)

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  7. Some people may misinterpret "Spreading KDE love" and seeing three guys in a bed ;) They might think of KDE as some new sex-driven disease and that would do no good for KDE pr would it ;)??

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  8. Wow sebas is totally my hero as well :)

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  9. Please tell me you really, REALLY hurt them.


    ... PLEASE!

    But also, was the Frenchman all right at the end of it? 5-on-1 can mean death in the space of seconds. Really not cool. :(

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  10. Wow, Sebas it's almost KDE blue indeed.

    Ken: You start to look more and more like me with your progressing baldness ;-) Let's both wear those vibrant blue shirts again and we'll look like twins separated at birth!

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