Re: [Server-devel] KA Lite videos compress to ~41% of their original size (by Reno McKenzie)

2017-05-30 Thread Sean DALY
Hi Adam May I ask why you went with 720x406 resolution? I reproduced your good results with ffmepg, however with the following 2-pass commandline I was able to shave off an additional 9-10% filesize by collapsing the audio to mono (I also used 640x360 resolution but this tweak has only small

Re: [Sugar-devel] different perspectives

2013-11-08 Thread Sean DALY
On Fri, Nov 8, 2013 at 1:56 AM, David Farning dfarn...@activitycentral.comwrote: The highest rate of progress happens when the parties focus on getting ahead of the other guys rather then when they focus on holding others back. Progress tends to stop when one party gets so far ahead that it

Re: [IAEP] [x-post] GNU Project renews focus on free software in education

2012-02-01 Thread Sean DALY
http://www.sugarlabs.org/index.php?template=pressarticle=20090918language=english#20090918 This followed uninformed misstatements in the media at the time by some FSF members. FSF influence on K-8 education departments is minimal, but I agree more can always be done. We need to be in touch with

Re: Replicating XO experience in a VM

2011-05-16 Thread Sean DALY
Hi Sridhar, Tom Gilliard has done some fabulous work with VMs, see: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Emulator_image_files Sean On Sun, May 15, 2011 at 4:41 PM, Sridhar Dhanapalan srid...@laptop.org.au wrote: I've been investigating ways to replicate an XO's experience in a virtual machine

Re: Replicating XO experience in a VM

2011-05-16 Thread Sean DALY
2011 20:30, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: Hi Sridhar, Tom Gilliard has done some fabulous work with VMs, see: http://wiki.sugarlabs.org/go/Emulator_image_files Sean Thanks Sean. However, like I said, I'm trying to replicate an XO (OLPC OS) experience, not a Sugar on a Stick experience

Re: [IAEP] Lego WeDo + TurtleArt - Screenshot Code!

2011-04-11 Thread Sean DALY
Hi Ian, I have purchased a Wedo kit and installed the latest version of Turtle Blocks-107, just one question: you mention a usb folder but at the link below I only saw a udev folder, is that the one you mean? Also is the best way to copy these files with the command line? Do I need to set any

Re: Sugar Labs logo in bottom-left corner of olpc-bootanim

2010-04-21 Thread Sean DALY
...@codewiz.org wrote: On Tue, 2010-04-20 at 12:00 +0200, Sean DALY wrote: Yay for imagemagick Bernie ! can there be colors in the logo? Since everything else, including Fedora Remix logo, is rendered in a subtle grey scale, I thought that something colorful in the corner would have been a little

Re: Sugar Labs logo in bottom-left corner of olpc-bootanim

2010-04-20 Thread Sean DALY
Yay for imagemagick Bernie ! can there be colors in the logo? Sean On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 8:35 PM, Walter Bender walter.ben...@gmail.com wrote: On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 1:52 PM, Bernie Innocenti ber...@codewiz.org wrote: Instead of sending a monster 900KB patch to the list, here's how I got

Re: Camera saturation - image compression level

2009-12-03 Thread Sean DALY
I had heard of dcraw (http://www.guillermoluijk.com/tutorial/dcraw/index_en.htm) but never used it except once (not on XO), called from imagemagick as a delegate like this: $ convert dcraw8:image.crw image.png Sean On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 3:26 PM, Benjamin M. Schwartz

Re: XO-1.5 slow disk writes

2009-11-17 Thread Sean DALY
as a former audio engineer, I was surprised recently to see a unit like the Samson R16 for sale: http://www.samsontech.com/products/productpage.cfm?prodID=2009 which uses an SD Card as its main memory. 8 track linear PCM audio record, 16 track playback. Of course, it's a case of several large

Re: [Sugar-devel] XO-2 canceled, replaced by XO-1.75 and XO-3.0

2009-11-03 Thread Sean DALY
creates lots of work for me clarifying geese, ganders and goslings for journalists you mean ;-) Sean On Tue, Nov 3, 2009 at 5:34 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: Well, at least that gets the journalists off our backs and chasing a wild goose, so we can focus on getting

Re: os33 - video regression ?

2009-10-26 Thread Sean DALY
YouTube video can be encapsulated H.264, On2 VP6, or the older Sorenson Spark. So it's important to try to test the same file. H.264, the most recent addition, is very processor-intensive... Sean On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 1:33 AM, Mikus Grinbergs mi...@bga.com wrote: When I try to run mplayer

Re: Windows on the XO (was: Re: Devel Digest, Vol 41, Issue 41)

2009-07-28 Thread Sean DALY
My understanding is that although Windows is available, there have been no sales; deployments have preferred Sugar. On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 2:21 PM, Sascha Silbesascha-ml-ui-sugar-olpc-de...@silbe.org wrote: On Tue, Jul 21, 2009 at 07:45:58AM -1000, Mitch Bradley wrote: For this reason,

Re: [IAEP] The Next Wave of Activity Sharing

2009-07-26 Thread Sean DALY
A website counterpart to Sugar, whether demo or live extension, could multiply our impact by allowing teachers and parents (not to mention journalists) to discover and try Sugar without the barriers of downloading an ISO, loading a stick and configuring BIOS, or obtaining an XO. I concur that the

Re: [IAEP] Fwd: An interesting project I stumbled across

2009-06-15 Thread Sean DALY
Very interesting! I saw this too: http://blog.wizzy.com/post/OLPC-and-Classmate-in-Nigeria The wizzydigital.org website seems dated, is it an active project? I couldn't find any technical information about the solution, although it seems to be based on FOSS Sean On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 1:18

Re: [Server-devel] Meshnode product...

2009-06-15 Thread Sean DALY
Thanks for that Sameer I'm sure that color scheme isn't accidental :-) They say it's Debian-based Simon - Do you think it would be useful or interesting to borrow one of these for LinuxTag? Could you or someone on the sugar-devel team possibly contact them and see if they are coming, if so (and

Re: [Server-devel] [IAEP] Fwd: An interesting project I stumbled across

2009-06-13 Thread Sean DALY
Very interesting! I saw this too: http://blog.wizzy.com/post/OLPC-and-Classmate-in-Nigeria The wizzydigital.org website seems dated, is it an active project? I couldn't find any technical information about the solution, although it seems to be based on FOSS Sean On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 1:18

Re: [Olpc-open] Videos of XO 1.5 in Taipei

2009-06-04 Thread Sean DALY
If the rushes are in PAL DV, this may be useful: $ ffmpeg2theora rawfootage.dv -x 352 -y 288 -v 2 -S 0 -K 128 -c 1 -H 32000 -o rawfootage.ogv Sean On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 5:32 PM, Seth Woodworth s...@isforinsects.com wrote: I've been emailing back and forth with Charbax, he's limited for

Re: [Server-devel] Fixing bash script bogosity - help?

2009-04-27 Thread Sean DALY
I'm no maven, but the last time I was dealing with quoting issues with $* expansion I had found this article helpful: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-bash-parameters.html?ca=drs- Sean On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I

Re: [Server-devel] Fixing bash script bogosity - help?

2009-04-27 Thread Sean DALY
I'm no maven, but the last time I was dealing with quoting issues with $* expansion I had found this article helpful: http://www.ibm.com/developerworks/library/l-bash-parameters.html?ca=drs- Sean On Mon, Apr 27, 2009 at 10:37 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: Hi all, I

Re: [Sugar-devel] Bxl testing report - April 16th

2009-04-19 Thread Sean DALY
Martin - I'm in Brussels and have 6 XOs, assorted netbooks (Asus/Acer) and an Olidata JumPc Classmate next time you wish to test SoaS thanks Sean Sugar Labs Marketing Coordinator On Fri, Apr 17, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Martin Langhoff martin.langh...@gmail.com wrote: Yesterday we had the 2nd

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] [ANNOUNCE] Sucrose 0.84.0 Final Release

2009-03-06 Thread Sean DALY
re spreading the word: http://lists.sugarlabs.org/archive/marketing/2009-March/000419.html Monday, March 16th, 9:00 AM EST thanks Sean On Thu, Mar 5, 2009 at 3:31 PM, Sean DALY sdaly...@gmail.com wrote: The media launch and multi-language press release has been scheduled for March 16th

Re: [Sugar-devel] [IAEP] [ANNOUNCE] Sucrose 0.84.0 Final Release

2009-03-05 Thread Sean DALY
The media launch and multi-language press release has been scheduled for March 16th, when release notes, the PR phone number, and the final press mailing lists including the education publications will be ready. I will have Tuesday's marketing meeting topics deliverables mail ready sometime