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gregthecanuck 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 9-Jun-2017 9:37:24
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@Nibunnoichi

I am on the opposite side of the planet. I do what I can to help. How about you?

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Nibunnoichi 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 9-Jun-2017 9:56:42
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@gregthecanuck

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gregthecanuck wrote:
@Nibunnoichi
I am on the opposite side of the planet. I do what I can to help. How about you?

Sorry, it wasn't directed at you specifically, it was just an idea. As for myself, as you can see i don't live in the best place to search for a job today, i'm struggling myself and i'm not the only one struggling in this Country...

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wawa 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 9-Jun-2017 13:56:22
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@Nibunnoichi

having job has pros and contras. an employee cannot contribute so much to the community. and kalamatee has commited extremly much. just look at aros repo journal and stats. so if it was possible to gather monthly funds securing someones like that living may even be a better solution than convey one with a job. he could do work he obviously likes and the community would progress. the community dedicated to open solutions, that is.

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gregthecanuck 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 9-Jun-2017 14:18:25
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@Nibunnoichi
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Sorry, it wasn't directed at you specifically, it was just an idea. As for myself, as you can see i don't live in the best place to search for a job today, i'm struggling myself and i'm not the only one struggling in this Country...


My apologies if I came across a little terse there. I don't mean to offend... I'm just tired and a little trigger-happy these last few days.

Sorry to hear you are having struggles, money issues are no fun at all.

Take care.

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iggy 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 9-Jun-2017 14:38:07
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@Nibunnoichi

Many of us, worldwide, are struggling.

Still, I'd be willing to donate some money for development of projects I'm interested in.
The idea of a version of AROS X86 with support for big endian code and 68K interoperability has been brought up.
Reviving the PPC port is another idea I'm in favor of.

Hey, just improving the support for AMD video cards would garner my support.

And I don't have much money to spare.
But I'd be willing to chip in.

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wawa 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 9-Jun-2017 16:01:07
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@iggy

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The idea of a version of AROS X86 with support for big endian code and 68K interoperability has been brought up.


too remote imho.

Quote:
Reviving the PPC port is another idea I'm in favor of.


thats more down to earth. you might share this idea with developers or kal and see if this can be supprted in any way.

Last edited by wawa on 09-Jun-2017 at 04:01 PM.

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terminills 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 9-Jun-2017 16:48:24
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@iggy



https://github.com/Kalamatee/mesa

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iggy 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 9-Jun-2017 17:02:19
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@terminills

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https://github.com/Kalamatee/mesa


Worthwhile cause, AND one I mentioned, cool.

Anyone else paranoid enough to notice the address of the company wanting license revenue for Mpeg2 decoding?

"Fiddler's Green", eh? That's the same name used for the complex that the rich hole up in in George Romero's "Land of the Dead". Weird and probably not and coincidence.

Edit - BTW, I pledged what little I could in support.
We need to support our developers and this seems like a good person to encourage.

Last edited by iggy on 09-Jun-2017 at 05:39 PM.

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ggw 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 10-Jun-2017 3:48:42
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ggw 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 10-Jun-2017 3:53:13
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@Overflow

Patreon has *never* made an attempt to be seeable through an Amiga.

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wawa 
Re: A week in AROS...
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@ggw

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Patreon has *never* made an attempt to be seeable through an Amiga.


you have expected them to?

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paolone 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 10-Jun-2017 12:49:29
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@Nibunnoichi

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I don't know his whole situation but given that he clearly is a very skilled developer, wouldn't it be better trying to help him find a job as a developer instead of donating "una tantum"? Even contract work would help for the immediate needs and then he could work out on how to stabilize his income...



That's the meaning of Patreon. If dozens of us pledges 20 dollars to him every month, we'll have de facto hired him. Patreon's donations are monthly.

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ncafferkey 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 11-Jan-2018 19:55:09
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Week of December 25th:

- An intermittent crash while starting the X Windows graphics driver was fixed (neil)

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ncafferkey 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 11-Jan-2018 19:57:09
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Week of January 1st:

- Fixed a crash in AHI prefs when there's no output available (hitchhikr)
- Fixed code corruption (corrupt taglists) caused by compiler optimisation quirks. This may have caused bugs in various places throughout AROS: it is known to have affected some DataTypes at least (neil)
- The French translations for system components were brought up to date (hitchhikr)
- Fixed a crash in the standard text editor that sometimes occurred while opening a file (hitchhikr)
- Fixed two visual glitches in Wanderer regarding the lasso and the headings in list mode (hitchhikr)

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nikosidis 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 11-Jan-2018 21:41:48
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Great to see something happening with AROS again. Thank U Devs. :)

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WolfpackN64 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 11-Jan-2018 22:28:45
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@ncafferkey

Nice to see the "this week in aros continue". Is the front page news going to be updated? It's still on November 2016 :/

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ncafferkey 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 15-Jan-2018 20:04:42
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Maybe, when I figure out what happened last year

Week of January 8th:

- Fixed the same code corruption problem as last week, but for GCC 6 (neil)

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ncafferkey 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 26-Jan-2018 22:48:13
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Week of January 15th:

- More visual bugs fixed in Wanderer (hitchhikr)
- SAM440 build works again (balaton)
- Fixed MMU setup on SAM440 to avoid exceptions before TLB entries for handlers are set up (balaton)
- Fixed a potential crash in the USB HID driver (balaton)
- Fixed a memory corruption bug in IPrefs (balaton)

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ncafferkey 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 1-Feb-2018 0:02:00
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Week of January 22nd:

- Added a command line interface to FTManager (o1i)
- Give a more helpful error message when calling C:List on NIL: (polluks)

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ncafferkey 
Re: A week in AROS...
Posted on 8-Feb-2018 23:31:34
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Week of January 29th:

- Fixed GCC 6.3.0 cross-compiler for PPC (balaton)
- Fixed handling of queued requests in emacs.device PPC network driver (balaton)
- Fixed uninitialised memory in the emergency console (balaton)
- Fixed bugs in error handling in the Parthenope PPC bootloader's EXT2 and ISO9660 filesystem support (balaton)

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