Archive for July, 2000

n: mental note

To S:

Beneath this moon
the world aglow with gray and blue
All is quiet except my mind
racing with thoughts of you.

I envy the moon sometimes- its
life only about one simple task- to brighten the night
At times it is coy-showing us only a sliver
and then flamboyant with its luminous fullness
-with nothing to hide.

So many faces
So many sides
So many shadows to cast
so many places to hide.

I don’t know if I like this one.

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re: hpeo

what’s the status on the HPEO web forms? did you get something workable put together?? where are they? are they online or are they down?

The long and the short of it is that I have so far done the whole thing twice (once in php (well, actually a few times in php; hard coded, php data structures, database access…) and once as a servlet) and neither one is in my opinion anything that should be put into usage. I am in the process of reworking the fundamental structure of the project to include the robustness and extensibility that I desire. I haven’t been saying anything much about it because I am as tired of making statements that it is unreasonable to fulfil as I am sure people are of hearing them. I also wrote a java interface to the information, but it too is based on a system that I think it would be unwise to put into use.

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