Re: [unrev-II] New Schedule

From: Eric Armstrong (
Date: Mon Apr 24 2000 - 22:13:51 PDT

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    Thanks, Paul.
    I can commiserate full time, bro.

    Let's lock up a license that lets us and work do the important
    work that needs doing!

    Paul Fernhout wrote:
    > Eric -
    > I totally know where you're coming from on this (and your previous
    > email
    > on productivity tied to profitability/licensing issues). About six
    > weeks
    > ago I took a new contract that has kept me very busy, and my
    > contributions have dropped off and I read the list less often. There
    > are
    > a whole slew of things I've been meaning to reply to on XML and Lisp
    > ( runs on lisp) and various questions you and others
    > have
    > asked related to things I have posted (all flagged in my Netscape
    > Bootstrap mail folder). And when I have time, I am torn between coding
    > and communicating.
    > I've always enjoyed your postings, and you've been as much or more
    > than
    > anyone the "glue" holding this list together, with great ideas and
    > especially with your summary postings. Your comments have been and
    > will
    > be much appreciated as you have time for them.
    > I think the strategy you have outlined makes a lot of sense. My
    > postings
    > now are either early morning, late evening, or most likely weekends --
    > and mostly on issues I felt just couldn't pass by without timely
    > comment
    > (like this one making me late again!)
    > -Paul Fernhout
    > Kurtz-Fernhout Software
    > =========================================================
    > Developers of custom software and educational simulations
    > Creators of the Garden with Insight(TM) garden simulator
    > Eric Armstrong wrote:
    > >
    > > In the interests of actually getting paid work done,
    > > I've started filtering my mail so it gets put into
    > > folders I can avoid looking at until I've scheduled
    > > some time to do so.
    > >
    > > My plan is to review those folders on Monday, Wednesday,
    > > Friday, and Sunday evenings, and to avoid them at all
    > > costs during the day.
    > >
    > > With luck, the improved focus and discipline will turn
    > > out to me more beneficial than detrimental...
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