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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Humdinger)

Thu, 2014-08-28 12:45
Hi Sia! On 25 August 2014 21:55, Sia Lang silverlanguage@xxxxxxxxx wrote: WRT BeGeistert 028 Sounds good, Stephan (fyi I can only attend the 27'th) The actual BeGeistert meeting is on the weekend 25th/26th of October. The Monday is part of the coding week following the event. Only very few devs are able to take a week off for it, so most depart on Sunday. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: System Soundfont (pulkomandy)

Thu, 2014-08-28 12:45
On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 10:09:14PM -0700, Yourself wrote: On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:38:14PM -0700, Pete Goodeve wrote: suggest something like the following: The package can put the default font where it is now, but big_synth.sy should link to, say, /boot/system/settings/synth/system.sf2, which in turn by default links back to the font in /boot/system/data/synth. OK -- that doesn't work... (:-() ...
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[haiku-development] Re: System Soundfont (Yourself)

Thu, 2014-08-28 10:45
On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:38:14PM -0700, Pete Goodeve wrote: suggest something like the following: The package can put the default font where it is now, but big_synth.sy should link to, say, /boot/system/settings/synth/system.sf2, which in turn by default links back to the font in /boot/system/data/synth. OK -- that doesn't work... (:-() ...
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[haiku-development] Re: System Soundfont (Pete Goodeve)

Thu, 2014-08-28 10:45
[I somehow skipped this in my last post] On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 08:06:34AM +0200, pulkomandy wrote: On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:38:14PM -0700, Pete Goodeve wrote: I can build a corrected soundfont hpkg [I think!], but currently I have no idea how to get it into the repository. First step is to update the recipe at haikuports to build a fixed package. The broken instruments change should probably be sent back to the place where we got the soundfont, as our goal isn't to maintain that ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Joe Prostko)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 4:37 PM, Urias McCullough umccullough@xxxxxxxxx wrote: On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Sia Lang silverlanguage@xxxxxxxxx wrote: On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 9:50 PM, Stephan Aßmus superstippi@xxxxxx wrote: I'm on the orga team mailing list. There is no agenda yet, but at least the talking has been initiated. I am pretty sure that you as a person and your talk would be very welcome. \ Sounds good, Stephan (fyi I can only attend the 27'th) ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Sia Lang)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
On Tue, Aug 26, 2014 at 12:47 AM, Simon Taylor simontaylor1@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: Hi Sia, Please do remind me of a popular and well-received open source desktop OS not controlled by a corporation. It must have passed below my radar :) The non-corporate requirement is a new one! I don’t think many users share that criteria, so it doesn’t help your “hole in the market” argument. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: System Soundfont (Augustin Cavalier)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 6:43 PM, Pete Goodeve pete.goodeve@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: There's at least one ancient app that I found (InternalMIDI) that seems to expect patch files, presumably i /boot/system/data/synth, but I can't make it work by putting anything there. (And I've just realized *why*! In BeOS things were in /boot/beos/etc/synth, so the app is already broken.) ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Simon Taylor)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
Hi Sia, On 25 Aug 2014, at 20:42, Sia Lang silverlanguage@xxxxxxxxx wrote: On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 8:58 PM, Simon Taylor simontaylor1@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: Your conclusion doesn’t follow. Of course I believe BeOS was a promising desktop. For me that is mainly due to its responsiveness which I constantly miss when using other OSes. However the fact that I prefer the BeOS experience to any other I’ve used does not mean there’s a hole in the market - there’s only a hole in the market if people feel like their needs are not ...
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[haiku-development] Re: System Soundfont (Pete Goodeve)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 08:06:34AM +0200, pulkomandy wrote: On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 10:38:14PM -0700, Pete Goodeve wrote: For a start, I find that the TimGM soundfont in the hpkg is still the broken one! Hi, When switching to HPKG we decided to not at the same time upgrade any of the packages to avoid introducing more breakage than there already was because of the then-experimental package management. Now that the system is a bit more proven, we can upgrade packages one after another and fix ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Urias McCullough)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 12:55 PM, Sia Lang silverlanguage@xxxxxxxxx wrote: On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 9:50 PM, Stephan Aßmus superstippi@xxxxxx wrote: I'm on the orga team mailing list. There is no agenda yet, but at least the talking has been initiated. I am pretty sure that you as a person and your talk would be very welcome. The event is rather small, it's not like you have to be afraid that you will not receive a slot in the agenda. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Sia Lang)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 9:50 PM, Stephan Aßmus superstippi@xxxxxx wrote: I'm on the orga team mailing list. There is no agenda yet, but at least the talking has been initiated. I am pretty sure that you as a person and your talk would be very welcome. The event is rather small, it's not like you have to be afraid that you will not receive a slot in the agenda. Sounds good, Stephan (fyi I can only attend the 27'th) ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Stephan Aßmus)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
Hi Sia, Am 25.08.2014 21:42, schrieb Sia Lang: P.S. I asked about the possibility of a BoF session at BeGeistert, I'd like to know if it's worth preparing something or not. Is the agenda set? I'm on the orga team mailing list. There is no agenda yet, but at least ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Sia Lang)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 8:58 PM, Simon Taylor simontaylor1@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: Your conclusion doesn’t follow. Of course I believe BeOS was a promising desktop. For me that is mainly due to its responsiveness which I constantly miss when using other OSes. However the fact that I prefer the BeOS experience to any other I’ve used does not mean there’s a hole in the market - there’s only a hole in the market if people feel like their needs are not being met by their current solutions. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Stephan Aßmus)

Wed, 2014-08-27 21:45
Am 25.08.2014 13:09, schrieb Simon Taylor: That’s why for me Haiku should just embrace its hobbyist status. It’s come a hell of a long way for a hobbyist OS, it has given plenty of people fun, interest, and experience of working on all levels of an OS. We do however need to accept that our ecosystem is too small for anyone to invest time in creating worthwhile apps. ...
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[haiku-development] Re: UEFI boot status (Nikita Nazarenko)

Wed, 2014-08-27 19:45
Thanks Frederik! I have ambitious goal to run haiku on my Thinkpad E330. On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 11:01 PM, Fredrik Holmqvist fredrik.holmqvist@xxxxxxxxx wrote: 2014-08-25 20:48 GMT+02:00 Nikita Nazarenko savant.d@xxxxxxxxx: Okay. How about overall UEFI booting status? Is there something, or it must be written from scratch? ...
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[haiku-development] Re: UEFI boot status (Fredrik Holmqvist)

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:45
2014-08-25 20:48 GMT+02:00 Nikita Nazarenko savant.d@xxxxxxxxx: Okay. How about overall UEFI booting status? Is there something, or it must be written from scratch? No, it is quite far along but still needs work. I believe the latest code is in Here is the EFI parts: ...
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[haiku-development] Re: What's the status of Haiku? (Simon Taylor)

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:45
On 25 Aug 2014, at 12:33, Sia Lang silverlanguage@xxxxxxxxx wrote: On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 1:09 PM, Simon Taylor simontaylor1@xxxxxxxxxxxx wrote: So what’s the expectation? That switching to a Linux kernel will lead to a massive influx of users building modern, cool BeAPI apps? The opportunity I see is this: The BeAPI is a *good* API. Writing native gui ...
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[haiku-development] Re: UEFI boot status (Nikita Nazarenko)

Wed, 2014-08-27 17:45
Okay. How about overall UEFI booting status? Is there something, or it must be written from scratch? On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 8:33 PM, Rene Gollent anevilyak@xxxxxxxxx wrote: On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 12:16 PM, Nikita Nazarenko savant.d@xxxxxxxxx wrote: Can someone tell me about about status GSoC 2014 UEFI bootloader propo