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    I set out to write a comprehensive answer to this, but I suspect it comes off as more polemical and less informative than I’d prefer:

    http://helpful.cat-v.org/Blog/2019/12/03/0/

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      Thanks for the write up. There is one thing missing and perhaps everybody using a computer would be interested in. How do you do backup?

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        Thank you. I’m starting a series on individual howto topics. This would make a good one. Hint: http://man.9front.org/8/mkfs

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          Excellent! Looking forward to this.

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        Thank you for this (as well as your previous comments). Very informative.

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          Thanks a lot, that was great. I’ve been following your sites for a while and I’ve always wondered what your day-to-day computing experience looked like

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            • Complains that there are to many different specs that don’t communicate with each other.
            • Releases new specs that don’t talk to the others.
            • On Medium.
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              Will spend the weekend sailing in Japan.

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                  I use it everyday :) I mostly share retro computing and esoteric programming stuff!

                  https://merveilles.town/@neauoire

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                    I’ve recently created a little programming language, that unexpectedly blew up on twitter. This week I’m working the tools ecosystem to help people learn that language. https://twitter.com/neauoire/status/1114770190552653824

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                      I had watched someone do a screencas with ORCA (this one), it’s really fascinating stuff.

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                        Watching the part where she introduces U-Turn makes me want to write a musical Galaga style game in it 😂

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                          I’d love to see that.

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                            Is there a programmatic API for ORCA?

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                              Not yet, the spec still shifts and changes slightly. The closest thing we’ve got is: https://github.com/hundredrabbits/Orca-c/blob/master/sim.c

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                        Oh that is beautiful!

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                          That would be pretty neat.

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                            Hi Devine, I’ve been kind of a fan of the stuff you do for a few years now! I really liked your wiki and the whole system behind it, and I still have a lot of your apps on my old iPhone, Hiversaires and Rafinograde were my favourites. I haven’t checked on what you were up to for a while, but I’m glad to see you’re doing well.

                            By the way, does anybody have any pointers on how to set this up with fluidsynth (or something else that doesn’t require messing with JACK) on linux?

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                              Hi Steinuil, Let me find you some help :) I’ve seen it working on a couple of linux machines.

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                                A friend of mine has recorded a little video for you that shows how to set it up :) https://merveilles.town/@jrc03c/101446020031532858

                                I hope this helps

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                                  Thank you! I’ll try it tomorrow.

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                                Welcome to Lobsters! I found about 100rabbits a couple of weeks ago while I was looking for inspiration on simple minimalistic UI controls. I found Project Marabu, Log and by way of that discovered the impressive ecosystem of tools that you’ve developed. I love the own-your-technology from-the-ground-up approach, the simplicity of the UIs and the radically minimal approach to infrastructure (custom simple file-based data formats for the Wiki, etc). Thanks for sharing and keep on the good work (and happy sailing!).

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                                  Oh wow, thank you so much Sebastian. That means a lot!

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                                  Working a livecoding set for a show in Japan.