Wednesday, August 01, 2007
Yesterday, however, I had a major turn-in of contract deliverables and was able to get a hot meal, a bath and six hours of glorious uninterrupted sleep. My client is busily trying to put what I gave them on their server farm, so I haven't heard from them today and I don't expect to hear too much for several days. This lets me work on the next deliverables at a more civilised pace.
As you recall, some days ago I posted some tentative ideas for a new extruder design. This evening I decided that it was time to start thinking about Tommelise 2.0. Mind, Tommelise 1.0 works fairly well. I've been able to print usuable parts on it with difficulty for about a month now and there is still plenty to be learned from working with it.
In fact, I've already learned a considerable amount from it. Mostly, I've learned that it is a complete lash-up, not that I didn't know that already. While I love the old thing, esthetically it deeply offends the old architect in me. There are so many things about it that could be improved.
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