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by waid0004 on Wed 9th Jun 2010 01:27 UTC
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I've been working on a distributed window manager. Its main goal is for one user to be able to use more than one computer without being forced to manage applications, settings and user data *and* without relying on a 3rd party. Other fun features are also possible.

Recently I started taking Tae-kwon-do classes, if I'm a geek, at least I'm a in shape geek.

Eventually I want to write a secure replacement to Xorg to go with the window manager, like nitpicker.

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