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A while ago, I made an analog clock for the gnomepanel, using ruby. It worked fined, but I missed the calender functionality of the standard Gnome panel clock. So today, I crudely patched the clock applet from gnome-panel to display a relatively nice clock, using cairo:
I have a patch against gnome-panel 2.12.3, and if you want, I can give you my locally built debian package.