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Forum: Amiga scene 19 May 2017, 13:30
Replies: 88
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Posted By wXR
Its up to you guys, but my vote goes towards...

Its up to you guys, but my vote goes towards things that are basically drop-in replacements for standard, unmodified 3.1 components.
Forum: Amiga scene 19 May 2017, 06:42
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@wawa Great idea with the database. Actually...

@wawa

Great idea with the database. Actually that sounds like something our mate @gulliver is good at and likes to do. :-)
Forum: Amiga scene 19 May 2017, 03:09
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
I'm hearing here and in another thread (...

I'm hearing here and in another thread ( http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=87196&page=2 ) that we need to put some effort into the graphics subsystem.

Lets pick the first bounty soon. As I...
Forum: Amiga scene 18 May 2017, 07:12
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@MartinW GitHub -- effectively a developer...

@MartinW

GitHub -- effectively a developer social network -- is where most developers around the world hang out, and it integrates with Bountysource, which is what I will use to disseminate the...
Forum: Amiga scene 17 May 2017, 05:48
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@Kalamatee Thanks for your measured response...

@Kalamatee

Thanks for your measured response and good points. Is there any case history with valid reverse-engineering projects being taken down from GitHub? I see a number of reverse engineering...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2017, 16:42
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By wXR
I do wonder how much it would be really. I...

I do wonder how much it would be really. I suppose the big question is the standalone Vampire. One thing about matthey's multi-system vision is that it would probably drive hardware manufacture costs...
Forum: Hardware mods 15 May 2017, 13:47
Replies: 3,256
Views: 255,374
Posted By wXR
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Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2017, 13:43
Replies: 2,068
Views: 186,406
Posted By wXR
@grelbfarlk I'm certain you could sell a few...

@grelbfarlk

I'm certain you could sell a few hundred of them... Well, I suppose that last part depends on how many PCI bridgeboards there are out in the wild. That surely isn't a common item,...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2017, 13:35
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
I just checked to see if Sourceforge URLs are...

I just checked to see if Sourceforge URLs are accepted at Bountysource. And they are kind of (in fact, any URL is) but it doesn't offer any kind of integration at all as it does with GitHub, and thus...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2017, 12:05
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@clebin Yes, it was all seeded there from...

@clebin

Yes, it was all seeded there from the start. Of course I can't and won't force anyone to do anything; its up to you guys. If you want to work with me on this, check out my suggested path...
Forum: support.Hardware 15 May 2017, 06:05
Replies: 2,068
Views: 186,406
Posted By wXR
@grelbfarlk I'm excited to get ahold of one...

@grelbfarlk

I'm excited to get ahold of one of those reproductions, and I hope they do come. Meanwhile, what are the names/model numbers of some of those other cards? Are there any developers who...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2017, 06:01
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
To demonstrate how this works (while supporting...

To demonstrate how this works (while supporting another cool project), I've attached a $500 bounty to this:

https://github.com/Sakura-IT/SonnetAmiga/issues/21

via this:
...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2017, 03:49
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@ncafferkey As I said in the original post,...

@ncafferkey

As I said in the original post, there are many tools/platforms for bounties which plug in to GitHub and attach to issues. This is an excellent one:

https://www.bountysource.com/
...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2017, 03:34
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By wXR
@matthey I don't really get your point about...

@matthey

I don't really get your point about obstacles. A Vampire standalone is apparently not far off, and I guess the truly crazy gentleman at A1200.net is not far off with his keyboard...
Forum: Amiga scene 15 May 2017, 03:17
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@wawa You clearly don't understand what...

@wawa

You clearly don't understand what GitHub is, or what purpose it serves. I'll give you a hint though, GitHub ≠ git. Spend some time there if you want to understand what I am trying to say....
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 15:58
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
Hoho, just look at all these roadblocks being...

Hoho, just look at all these roadblocks being revealed as a mirage!
Forum: support.Hardware 14 May 2017, 15:13
Replies: 2,068
Views: 186,406
Posted By wXR
@Hedeon Apologies for the slight diversion...

@Hedeon

Apologies for the slight diversion again. What other PowerPC-on-PCI cards do you imagine would be one day possible to support in SonnetAmiga?
...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 14:46
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
Are all AROS architectures contained in a single...

Are all AROS architectures contained in a single repository? On the off-chance that they are sorted out, then it occurs to me that this is actually really easy.

Another half-measure is that we can...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 14:39
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
A collection of links, to illustrate what I mean...

A collection of links, to illustrate what I mean about lack of continuity and the poor user experience of getting involved:

1. Issues (for some reason called "bugs" by Sourceforge)
...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 14:20
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
Brilliant, thank you strim for pointing that out,...

Brilliant, thank you strim for pointing that out, and for offering your assistance.

OK, who is currently running aros-exec, power2people, and and the AROS sourceforge? I'd like to get everyone on...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 13:38
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@wawa No, I don't think it is. And I don't...

@wawa

No, I don't think it is. And I don't know how many more ways I can twist why I think that: My point is not about GitHub's role as a mirror for the code, its about its role as glue for all...
Forum: News 14 May 2017, 12:45
Replies: 442
Views: 36,754
Posted By wXR
@Kalamatee All very well-observed points...

@Kalamatee

All very well-observed points there sir. I might add that the bad seed of hostility was probably borne of Commodore's demise, and all of the terrible consequences that came of that. To...
Forum: News 14 May 2017, 12:41
Replies: 442
Views: 36,754
Posted By wXR
@Kalamatee All very well-observed points...

@Kalamatee

All very well-observed points there sir. I might add that the bad seed of hostility was probably borne of Commodore's demise, and all of the terrible consequences that came of that. To...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 12:37
Replies: 381
Views: 55,989
Posted By wXR
@wawa I didn't detect any hostility in...

@wawa

I didn't detect any hostility in gulliver's question, for what it's worth.
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 12:35
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@wawa I have made one specific demand...

@wawa

I have made one specific demand actually: the use of GitHub. GitHub is a social network for developers that integrates with a version contol system. The reason its featureset is important...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 08:19
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
Again, it is not about the version control...

Again, it is not about the version control system, its about the integration of the whole: discussion, development, bounties. It really needs to be on GitHub, because GitHub has the best user...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 06:43
Replies: 16
Views: 1,850
Posted By wXR
A1200.net + Vampire standalone = Powerful new 68K Amiga?

Perhaps this is a demonstration of how pathetically obsessed I am with all things Amiga as of late, but I actually had this dream last night:

I received a new "Amiga 1200". I rolled it out of the...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 06:34
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
Just to clarify what I am saying about git. I do...

Just to clarify what I am saying about git. I do not have any particular obsession with one version control system over another (although git is clearly superior in a lot of ways). The main point I...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 06:30
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@all Off-topic but apparently inspired by...

@all

Off-topic but apparently inspired by the movements here -- Apollo team to open source the SAGA core!

http://www.apollo-core.com/knowledge.php?b=1&note=5768

@ross / @wawa

I guess you...
Forum: Amiga scene 14 May 2017, 06:28
Replies: 381
Views: 55,989
Posted By wXR
Apollo team to open source the SAGA core! Give...

Apollo team to open source the SAGA core! Give these guys a round of applause for their bravery!

http://www.apollo-core.com/knowledge.php?b=1&note=5768
Forum: News 13 May 2017, 10:11
Replies: 442
Views: 36,754
Posted By wXR
@olaf "The value of the Amiga assets does...

@olaf

"The value of the Amiga assets does not grow, because the owners do not invest enough time and energy to get the measure of, maintain or improve its value."

I think you may be spot-on...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2017, 10:07
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
By the way, it occurred to me after I posted the...

By the way, it occurred to me after I posted the above, that some resistance to the abandonment of said "intellectual investments" may arise from the fact that some AROS developers are actually...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2017, 09:57
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
@clebin If you know Jason, would you mind...

@clebin

If you know Jason, would you mind pointing him to this thread? I would very much love to see him taking part in this. If it would be helpful for me to reach out somehow, I can do that, but...
Forum: News 13 May 2017, 06:44
Replies: 442
Views: 36,754
Posted By wXR
If relevant, please kick AROS-related discussion...

If relevant, please kick AROS-related discussion over here:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=87129
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2017, 06:36
Replies: 252
Views: 16,982
Posted By wXR
AROS thread kicked out here: ...

AROS thread kicked out here:

http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?p=1157590
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2017, 06:33
Replies: 88
Views: 5,932
Posted By wXR
AROS68K development methodology and bounties

Hello everyone,

I wanted to take this opportunity to separate out of the Critical components to open source (http://eab.abime.net/showthread.php?t=86798&page=12) thread the lively AROS-related...
Forum: Amiga scene 13 May 2017, 05:26
Replies: 252
Views: 16,982
Posted By wXR
Good point @michaelz But so as not to kill an...

Good point @michaelz But so as not to kill an interesting discussion, I will make a new thread for AROS development.
Forum: Retrogaming General Discussion 13 May 2017, 05:25
Replies: 35
Views: 4,490
Posted By wXR
@jonathan Would you be so kind as to...

@jonathan

Would you be so kind as to write/bump this every time you do a new release? I know that you have the Twitter for that, but its nice to keep this thread updated so that as many people as...
Forum: News 13 May 2017, 05:23
Replies: 442
Views: 36,754
Posted By wXR
@NorthWay Have you ever published the...

@NorthWay

Have you ever published the diff-patch to exec for that?
Forum: News 12 May 2017, 12:38
Replies: 442
Views: 36,754
Posted By wXR
If there is some kind of misunderstanding here,...

If there is some kind of misunderstanding here, let me clear it up: advocates of certain forks do not de-facto have an adversarial relationship with advocates of other forks. To put it another way,...
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