Archives week 25 of 2007
June 18, 2007 - June 24, 2007
Spent the evening trying to entertain Soni's mom. We're still working on the language barrier there (and we already did quite a lot of that today), so I was looking for a few Albanian-language elements she could read/listen-to/watch during the down-time.
BBC Albania is okay, but the audio-streams don't work with RealPlayer 10 (on Linux, ...!-->!-->
I spent the largest fraction of my walk home thinking about "what nexts"; what to do after I finish building provisioning and billing systems, after I finish helping build a community to raise a laptop.
I want to go back to thinking deeply. I want to spend my days exploring really complex things, things that ...!-->!-->
Been thinking a bit about how to handle multi-application environments, and one case that comes up immediately is the command shell (i.e. bash). With the overlay approach, we could start bash in an empty workspace, but then how do we get access to the files we want to manipulate?
We could alter bash to allow ...!-->!-->
Been trying to get csound built on my workstation since midnight or so. So far I've got the ebuild to the point of compiling everything, but I can't get it to properly install the _csnd library. The install.py file seems to assume the wrong file-name for the .so file, but I can't seem to get ...
We had a presentation down at Linux Caffe on the weekend regarding a number of Jack-based collaborative applications. Basically you can have 2 or more applications communicating audio across the Jack bus. This allows for some very elegant loose coupling of applications.
Where would we put those applications in a Bitfrost system? Would we allow ...!-->!-->