Archive for April, 2004

Build Issues

Wednesday, April 28th, 2004


Sorry about the latest build issues. We’ve been trying to improve the build system, but it looks like it is going to take a little more effort than first thought. So we’ve moved it into its own branch and reverted HEAD back to the old build system.

Disruptive Innovation

Tuesday, April 6th, 2004

Okay. I love Netflix.

There, I said it.

For those of you reading this outside the US, or who aren’t familiar, Netflix is a new way of renting movies. For US$20 a month, you sign up on-line and pick as many movies on DVD that you would like to see. They then send you three, and you can keep them as long as you like. Watch them, stick them back into the postage-paid envelope, and get three more. Since I live out in the country, I have no access to cable. I don’t watch enough television (too much time spent on OpenNMS) to warrant a satellite subscription, and if I did it would still be considerably more than US$20 a month. With the new Netflix hub an hour away in Greensboro, I get two day turn-around on my movies, which is faster than I can watch them.

What does this have to do with OpenNMS?

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