[Inx] Webchat for INX, plus Small Update Real Soon (ha!)

Karl Goetz karl at kgoetz.id.au
Mon Jun 15 05:47:45 PDT 2009

On Mon, 15 Jun 2009 03:16:08 +1000
Peter Garrett <inx-one at optusnet.com.au> wrote:

> Hello all,
> Just a quick note to let you know that there is now a direct link on
> the main INX site for chatting on the #inx IRC channel ("chat
> room"). :)
> It's at the bottom of the page on http://inx.maincontent.net
> Or, if you feel adventurous, click on this:
> http://webchat.freenode.net/?randomnick=1&channels=inx&prompt=1

Interesting. Time to start laying troll traps.

> Seems to work quite well :) Note that #inx is not exactly active 24/7,
> but since the majority of regulars are based in Australia you might
> want to check time zones... I keep logs, so whatever you say will be
> seen, in the case where you get no replies. Hang around for a while if
> you can. Someone might wake up ;-)

where 'a while' could mean > 12 hours :)
> In other news, i have over the last few days been looking at INX code
> again more closely. I hope to make a few updates this week, if
> possible. There are at least two identified issues with the "radio"
> stations - Virgin Rock has moved and is using some odd system that
> refuses even to play from a browser, and BBC-3 now has the ugliest
> rtsp:// URL in the known universe... I'll see what can be done about
> Virgin, but I think I will substitute a different station, preferably
> one that uses Ogg Vorbis like the old Virgin one, but that remains to
> be seen.

Progress, you must be thankful for it!

> If I have time I will also make some changes to the menus, and
> reorganise some directory structures. Since there has been no feedback
> on the first attempts to include options for the sight-impaired, (see
> the /devel directory on inx.maincontent.net), I'm pretty much stuck
> there...
> There is an embryonic "update-inx" script, but it isn't safe for
> humanity yet ;) If possible, I'll get that running soon too - it would
> mean people could tweak their session to include changes without
> having to download a new ISO.

This will be... "Interesting" ;)

> Peter

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
No, I won't join your social networking group
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