July 2017 wrapup
 
Douglas Adams once said, "I love deadlines. I love the whooshing noise they make as they go by."  Douglas Adams was a freelancer, too.

I have a few things pending still, and while even small projects might not finish cleanly on a month boundary, it's always nice to have something to _show_ for it, so here's where we are:

July, all day and all night, was PhysicsFS. An _enormous_ amount of work got done on this. All that's left before I'm willing to call this a 3.0 release is one bug in the new API usage I need to smooth out and running through the various FIXME comments and deciding what to do with them, if anything. Sometimes FIXME means "this is just a warning to a future that cares deeply about trivial things" and we leave those alone. You know how it is. The Statue of Liberty at the end of Planet of the Apes? That was a _classic_ FIXME.

The XOpenGLDrv update is half done; it turned out to be more a merge effort than I expected, so I backburnered it for PhysicsFS. It's strictly a mechanical effort, though, so I'll return to it this month.

MojoVault is also meant to be returned to; but unless there's a strong desire for that to be the full focus of my Patreon time, I'll probably do it in parallel with something else on here. Full time or not, it's likely to be several months of work to do it right...which is okay and perfectly normal, but everyone likes to see visible progress and it's hard to show that in the early stages.

The book chapter is half-written, and I can't wait to show it to you.  :)

More to say, and show, soon!

--ryan.