[Flightgear-devel] Re: PA24-250 model under development

2005-12-22 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Vivian Meazza -- Thursday 22 December 2005 10:13: Blender is clever, but almost impossible to use. Oh, sure. That must be why the Concorde, the Bo105 and several others were done with Blender. This opinion is common under people who didn't have the patience to learn a new interface. Yes, it's

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Calling FG functions via network interface

2006-01-07 Thread Melchior FRANZ
On Mon, Jan 02, 2006 at 10:20:20AM +0100, Melchior FRANZ wrote: Still untested, but for the archive (and IIRC): - execute = func { fgcommand(cmdargs().getValue(), args) } + execute = func { fgcommand(cmdarg().getValue(), args) } - args.setStringValue(filename, dummy); + args.getNode

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Texture compression experiments in plib

2006-01-10 Thread Melchior FRANZ
On Tue, Jan 10, 2006 at 04:17:32PM +, Tiago Gusmão wrote: I see that .sgi has a few dummy fields we could use (altough that would break the spec, they should be NULL), That's not an option. Even using the comment line for that isn't one, although it wouldn't violate the spec. m.

Re: [Flightgear-devel] material animation problem

2006-01-19 Thread Melchior FRANZ
On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 10:55:21PM -0500, Josh Babcock wrote: Can anyone see something wrong with this animation? It seems that the condition switch is stuck in the on position. You tell it to change the material if/when the condition is met. And that's what it does. You don't tell it to

Re: [Flightgear-devel] material animation problem

2006-01-19 Thread Melchior FRANZ
On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 10:02:39AM +0100, Melchior FRANZ wrote: Solution: you have to change it back explicitly -- in a separate animation. Solution II: you can also watch the sun angle in a Nasal loop and set a property accordingly. Then you can leave the material condition away and use

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Using property listeners

2006-01-20 Thread Melchior FRANZ
On Thu, Jan 19, 2006 at 09:36:38PM +, AJ MacLeod wrote: I am in need of some sage advice on property listeners. Could someone enlighten me on the easiest way to convert the following type of function to respond to, for example, the sim/model/lightning/controls/flight/ap_pitch property?

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Patch for Nasal flaps, gear, Vne, airframe stress warnings

2006-01-25 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Curtis L. Olson -- Tuesday 03 January 2006 22:21: It might also be nice to have a version of the display message that takes an X,Y location so you can put message in arbitrary locations. The whole thing could have been done with simple transparent dialogs and a Nasal function (like the new

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Using property listeners, and remapping JS controls on a per-ac basis

2006-01-26 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* AJ MacLeod -- Thursday 26 January 2006 13:28: Which leads me to a linked question; is there any way of assigning nasal functions to joystick buttons on a per-aircraft basis (i.e. with the _aircraft_ setting the controls, not the JS config), in the same way the keyboard can be remapped?

[Flightgear-devel] Re: screenPrint alternative

2006-01-27 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Friday 27 January 2006 09:24: Here's a first draft [...] Expect some improvements ... The newest version does now depend on fgfs CVS/HEAD as of *now*! It supports colors and has a Nasal interface screenlog.write(foo); screenlog.write(redfoo, 1, 0, 0); and property

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Autopilot on default Cessna

2006-01-28 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Martin Spott -- Saturday 28 January 2006 16:35: but the autopilot pull-down menue is inactive, the word Autopilot in the headline is greyed-out. Is this intentionally ? Yes, it's intentional. The KAP140 is AFAIK only operatable via 3D cockpit. The dialogs don't work for it, so the entry is

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Autopilot on default Cessna

2006-01-28 Thread Melchior FRANZ
[autopilot menu entry disabled for the default aircraft] * Martin Spott -- Saturday 28 January 2006 19:45: Melchior FRANZ wrote: Yes, it's intentional. The KAP140 is AFAIK only operatable via 3D cockpit. Ah, that's ok. This doesn't make it easier to realise my plan but I will accept

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Flightgear-cvslogs] CVS: FlightGear/src/GUI gui_local.cxx,1.14,1.15

2006-01-30 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Josh Babcock -- Monday 30 January 2006 22:01: * On Sunday 29 January 2006 16:20, Melchior Franz wrote: set the /sim/signals/reinit property on reinit, so that aircraft code can attach listeners. I think I missed something earlier. Can someone describe the functionality that has been

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Triggering snapshot via the HTTPD/Telnet interfaces?

2006-01-31 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Mike Kopack -- Tuesday 31 January 2006 17:26: Is there any way through either the HTTP or Telnet Property interfaces to force a screenshot to be taken? That's easy. On a very recent CVS (= development) version write this into a file $FG_ROOT/Nasal/local.nas: INIT = func {

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Triggering snapshot via the HTTPD/Telnet interfaces?

2006-01-31 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Curtis L. Olson -- Tuesday 31 January 2006 17:52: If screen-capture is the exposed function name, then you should also be able to just setup the telnet interface, telnet in, and type run screen-capture. Ahh. Didn't know that. Here's yet another possibility that works for almost all

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Patch for XML-based tutorial system

2006-02-02 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Buchanan, Stuart -- Friday 03 February 2006 00:06: --- Melchior FRANZ wrote: I changed that meanwhile and made it a class (because Curt wanted more than one text window. :-) OK, I'll take a look and update the tutorial patch. You just need to replace screenlog.write

[Flightgear-devel] screen.nas: log windows

2006-02-03 Thread Melchior FRANZ
I've yesterday committed a Nasal class that helps to display log information in a scrolling transparent window. This can be used for ATC message type of information and whatever info you want to display. (The default font SANS_12B looks good, but is a maybe a bit too slow -- see below for how to

[Flightgear-devel] Re: screen.nas: log windows

2006-02-04 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Andy Ross -- Friday 03 February 2006 16:29: How about porting the existing screenPrint() code to use it instead, screenPrint = func { screen.log.write(arg[0]) } # in global.nas Ported! Or is there more to do? Only the tutorial ever used screenPrint, and it doesn't any more, so it's

[Flightgear-devel] Re: screen.nas: log windows

2006-02-04 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Josh Babcock -- Saturday 04 February 2006 14:40: [drop screenPrint] There may be some people using it for custom stuff, perhaps if you added a print statement with a warning and then wait a month or two before removing it. This was never in a release, so it can get removed without warning

[Flightgear-devel] Re: screen.nas: log windows

2006-02-04 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Isao Yamashita -- Saturday 04 February 2006 19:04: There is a text to speech program called festival, Actually, I'm using Festival for fgfs since *ages*. I made a property /sim/sound/speech, and when I write text to this, it's spoken by the synthesizer. A listener copies the messages from

[Flightgear-devel] Re: screen.nas: log windows

2006-02-04 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Isao Yamashita -- Saturday 04 February 2006 19:30: * Melchior FRANZ [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: Actually, I'm using Festival for fgfs since *ages*. I made a property /sim/sound/speech, and when I write text to this, it's spoken by the synthesizer. A listener copies the messages from /sim

[Flightgear-devel] Re: screenshotart.com

2006-02-05 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Martin Spott -- Sunday 05 February 2006 10:05: http://www.screenshotart.com/index.php?act=modulemodule=gallerycmd=sccat=69 Do you consider it as a good or as a bad sign that I didn't identify the FlightGear screenshots in the mentioned gallery ? Well, one is the completely black one

[Flightgear-devel] [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-05 Thread Melchior FRANZ
Here's a fix for the existing totally broken festival speech synthesis interface. The new implementation isn't part of the ATC subsystem any more, but resides in the Sound/ dir. It can be called via FGVoiceMgr::say(string), or simply by writing to property /sim/sound/speech, and is so available

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-05 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Vassilii Khachaturov -- Sunday 05 February 2006 18:51: Would it be difficult to include an urgent shut-up interface? I can make it delete the queue when an empty string is set. But I can't revoke the string that already went to festival. m.

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-05 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Sunday 05 February 2006 18:58: * Vassilii Khachaturov -- Sunday 05 February 2006 18:51: Would it be difficult to include an urgent shut-up interface? I can make it delete the queue when an empty string is set. But I can't revoke the string that already went to festival

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-06 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Vassilii Khachaturov -- Sunday 05 February 2006 18:51: Would it be difficult to include an urgent shut-up interface? We could actually have two or three channels that could speak at the same time. One for background voice (ATC), and one for a foreground voice (instructor, copilot). We can even

[Flightgear-devel] Re: A-10 3D cockpit

2006-02-06 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* alexis bory -- Tuesday 07 February 2006 00:14: I just can't wait to show a screenshot: http://croo.murgl.org/img/very-begining.jpg Very nice. Looks quite good already! m. --- This SF.net email is sponsored by: Splunk Inc. Do you grep

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-07 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* John Wojnaroski -- Monday 06 February 2006 17:25: The original code I sent on to Dave Luft had a socket interface in the AI module for the ATIS and AI controller. It still has. With hardcoded IP address, which I find a bit suboptimal for usage by anyone but you: #define ATC_SERVER_ADDRESS

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-07 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Tuesday 07 February 2006 10:26: I would be interested in that. I think that the festival interface needs some rework, but I don't want to remove current capabilities. Having looked at the code again ... there are *no* current capabilities that we want to keep. The only thing

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-07 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* John Wojnaroski -- Tuesday 07 February 2006 16:50: Don't have the code in front of me, IIRC that address is where FG sends the text string to a small wrapper program that runs the festival client OK. The voice subsytem can easily handle that, too: /sim/presets/voice/host=192.168.2.15

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-07 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Vivian Meazza -- Tuesday 07 February 2006 09:35: So after a little effort, Festival and FG work together. The default voice is poor, but Melchior is working on that, so we can pick one of the better ones that are available. This is now working. I have defined three voice groups with better

[Flightgear-devel] speech synthesis with festival [New Patch]

2006-02-08 Thread Melchior FRANZ
There's a new patch available. It supports multiple voices and writes in different colors to screen.log. The files are available here, along with some instructions: http://members.aon.at/mfranz/flightgear/festival.html You'll hear the synthesizer say e four times. That's thought for preloading

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-10 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Erik Hofman -- Monday 06 February 2006 13:35: Personally I feel it would be a nice addition. OK, then. I'll commit tomorrow around midday if there are no objections until then. The latest patch can be found here again, along with some documentation:

[Flightgear-devel] Re: CVS: data preferences.xml,1.197,1.198

2006-02-10 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior Franz -- Friday 10 February 2006 20:57: preferences.xml Log Message: pre-set callsign +voices [...] +/voices Whoops. The voice stuff wasn't meant to go in already. But now I can leave it there, too ... :-) m

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH][RFC] speech synthesis with festival

2006-02-10 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* David Luff -- Friday 10 February 2006 23:54: Melchior FRANZ writes: No, no. I'm not speaking aobut the ATIS messages. These are fine and will remain. Phew :-) I like the ATIS recordings a lot, and others on IRC do so, too. The ATIS voice will have a long life. :-) I'm looking

[Flightgear-devel] literature

2006-02-11 Thread Melchior FRANZ
To increase list traffic on this boring day, here are a few links to pages where people discuss fgfs: http://digg.com/software/Awesome_Free_Flight_Sim Eternal discussion with a few new entries: http://www.macupdate.com/info.php/id/16997

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Help ! on a Run-Time Error !

2006-02-12 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Frederic Bouvier -- Sunday 12 February 2006 16:54: Isao Yamashita wrote : ... Audio initialization failed! Could not change the current ALC context Adding subsystem fx Adding subsystem voice ATC Display ATC Manager It looks like the new voice subsystem is causing you

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Help ! on a Run-Time Error !

2006-02-12 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Isao Yamashita -- Sunday 12 February 2006 17:15: I hope it's an OpenAL problem. I tried with --disable-sound option too, didn't work either. There's more wrong: direct rendering sound. (The voice interface has nothing to do with sound. It's just networking code that sends text to another

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Help ! on a Run-Time Error !

2006-02-12 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Isao Yamashita -- Sunday 12 February 2006 19:07: #6 0x083a0ff8 in SGSoundSample::load_file (this=0xb2da290, path=0x0, file=0xb2da10c default.wav) at sample_openal.cxx:388 [...] I suspect somewhere around the trace #6 or #7 is causing the problem. Yes, and I say it the last time: your

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Help ! on a Run-Time Error !

2006-02-12 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Mathias Fröhlich -- Sunday 12 February 2006 19:17: On Sunday 12 February 2006 19:12, Melchior FRANZ wrote: Yes, and I say it the last time: your sound isn't working. Either the openal lib is too old, or the driver for your sound card, or Well, yes. But is that a reason for flightgear

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Help ! on a Run-Time Error !

2006-02-12 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Mathias Fröhlich -- Sunday 12 February 2006 19:28: On Sunday 12 February 2006 19:19, Melchior FRANZ wrote: No, but that's not the problem we are discussing here, is it? I believe it is. Others will profit from better error message, yes. But Isao's problem won't be solved by that. We

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Help ! on a Run-Time Error !

2006-02-12 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Frederic Bouvier -- Sunday 12 February 2006 20:08: May I remind you the helpfull stack sent by Isao ? Sure. But now I was talking with Mathias about the other problem. :-P #7 0x080c61f2 in FGATCVoice::LoadVoice (this=0xb1e8040, [EMAIL PROTECTED]) at ATCVoice.cxx:58 (BTW: this

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Help ! on a Run-Time Error !

2006-02-12 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Frederic Bouvier -- Sunday 12 February 2006 21:05: I commited a patch where exceptions are caught nearer of their throw, so we can use a degraded, silent, but working, code path. An alert should be displayed, because the try/catch is at the right side of GLUT. Going on although basic files

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Help ! on a Run-Time Error !

2006-02-12 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Sunday 12 February 2006 21:11: Going on although basic files are missing -- which can only mean that the base package is corrupted -- Gah ... forget this. There isn't anything missing at all. Just openal doesn't work. m

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Question about --carrier=Nimitz

2006-02-13 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Stefan Seifert -- Monday 13 February 2006 08:45: Isao Yamashita wrote: I did uncomment the scenarionimitz_demo/scenario line in preference.xml and autosave.xml Will probably not help you, but there should not be a scenario in your autosave.xml. Where does it come from? I guess that

[Flightgear-devel] Re: New South Germany Scenery release

2006-02-13 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Ralf Gerlich -- Monday 13 February 2006 12:23: I don't think that there are areas in the world with a high concentration of FlightGear-developers living there ;-), What we have plenty of is white spots. :-) http://unbeatenpath.net/software/fgfs/Developers/Developers.html m.

[Flightgear-devel] Re: GOTD ... Gimmick Of The Day

2006-02-14 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Andy Ross -- Tuesday 14 February 2006 18:05: Melchior FRANZ wrote: My little Nasal console: http://members.aon.at/mfranz/nasal-console.jpg [23 kB] Nice. :) It's just a simple xml dialog, added to my Debug menu. Should be useful to test aircraft functions without having to assign

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Mouse patch

2006-02-16 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* David Megginson -- Thursday 16 February 2006 03:36: It still doesn't seem to be working perfectly, but it's better than before. Fixed for SDL. The problem was that fgWarpMouse()/SDL_WarpMouse() moves the pointer to the center and creates a mouse motion event. But before this event was

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Mouse patch

2006-02-16 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* David Luff -- Friday 17 February 2006 00:27: I do recall that on Cygwin (glut) builds I used to see unpredicable view behaviour when the mouse wrapped, that I've never seen on Linux (SDL) builds where the mouse has always wrapped with no problem or view jump. The jumps were always there

[Flightgear-devel] Re: errors after new CVS install 0.9.9

2006-02-16 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Mike Rawlins -- Friday 17 February 2006 03:40: In previous message, I failed to mention that I moved all data into .fgfs directory. Suggestions? Yes. Move everything back! FlightGear complained about a missing file ~/.fgfs/autosave.xml, so you moved the base data into ~/.fgfs/? That makes no

[Flightgear-devel] Re: UDP port into the property tree

2006-02-16 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* dene maxwell -- Friday 17 February 2006 05:53: What port number for write ? What port number for read? (I prefer confirming protocols) That's called TCP, then. Yes, that's possible. Just run fgfs with --telnet=5500, then you can telnet into it and read/write to properties. $ fgfs

[Flightgear-devel] Re: UDP port into the property tree

2006-02-17 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* dene maxwell -- Friday 17 February 2006 10:18: That would suit my needs exactly if; a) I wanted to do it manually b) I could start a telnet session from within VB6 (not saying you can't just I haven't yet) Forget about telnet. It's a normal tcp socket connection. I'm confident that VB6 can

[Flightgear-devel] Re: UDP port into the property tree

2006-02-17 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* dene maxwell -- Friday 17 February 2006 10:50: From: Melchior FRANZ [EMAIL PROTECTED] Forget about telnet. It's a normal tcp socket connection. That was the second part of my question, what would the syntax be under UDP... the same? It would probably be the same. If it were implemented

[Flightgear-devel] Re: UDP port into the property tree

2006-02-17 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Friday 17 February 2006 10:57: * dene maxwell -- Friday 17 February 2006 10:50: That was the second part of my question, what would the syntax be under UDP... the same? It would probably be the same. If it were implemented. But as it doesn't make the least sense

[Flightgear-devel] Re: enhanced runway lighting.

2006-02-17 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Curtis L. Olson -- Friday 17 February 2006 14:01: ... would it make sense to add a distance attenuation option to the rendering options? The option is there since a long time. (4th checkbox :-) m. --- This SF.net email is sponsored by:

[Flightgear-devel] Re: errors after new CVS install 0.9.9

2006-02-17 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Mike Rawlins -- Friday 17 February 2006 14:29: So why do I get these messages and an abort. [...] Failed to set alias to /sim/sound/voices/voice[3]/text Failed to set alias to /sim/chase-distance-m [...] These are property aliases. It appears that you get these messages if you try to set

[Flightgear-devel] Re: CVS: FlightGear/src/Sound voice.cxx,1.3,1.4

2006-02-18 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Mathias Fröhlich -- Saturday 18 February 2006 17:18: On Saturday 18 February 2006 17:13, Melchior FRANZ wrote: so why ask if it's there? You can either include all defines autoconf generates in the compilers commandline, then HAVE_CONFIG_H is not defined or autoconf puts the defines

[Flightgear-devel] Re: A question about the mesh reordering animation

2006-02-18 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Josh Babcock -- Saturday 18 February 2006 23:08: Personally, I would like to see two tools added, one a function call to export a visual representation of a subtree as text, Index: model.cxx === RCS file:

[Flightgear-devel] Re: A question about the mesh reordering animation

2006-02-18 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Saturday 18 February 2006 23:38: + if (props.getBoolValue(dump, false)) +model-print(stderr, , 1); Better make that an int: int m = props.getIntValue(dump, -1); if (m = 0) model-print(stderr, , m); Then use an int property (values -1 - off, 0 - few details

[Flightgear-devel] Re: 737 EICAS

2006-02-19 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Erik Hofman -- Sunday 19 February 2006 18:32: I would like to commit this to CVS but I think the .xml files was the most important update, and it's missing ... I'll use the opportunity to remove the space from the filename of the eicas background, once the fixes are in:

[Flightgear-devel] Re: problems running FG now

2006-02-20 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Justin Smithies -- Monday 20 February 2006 21:39: freeglut ERROR: Function glutSetCursor called without first calling 'glutIni t'. im using freeglut 2.4.0 Any ideas ? Yes. Don't use freeglut 2.4.0. :-) It's broken. Either use 2.2.0 or CVS. Or even better: use SDL

[Flightgear-devel] Re: problems running FG now

2006-02-20 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Justin Smithies -- Monday 20 February 2006 21:47: What are the advantages of using sdl over freeglut ? Also does this mean i have to compile simgear with this option too or just FG ? Advantages: Some bugs less. (Such as the keyboard repeat bug.) You only need to configure/compile/link

[Flightgear-devel] Re: problems running FG now

2006-02-20 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Monday 20 February 2006 21:48: [--enable-sdl] Advantages: Some bugs less. (Such as the keyboard repeat bug.) There's a (minor) disadvantage, too: desktop switching isn't possible in fullscreen. I don't care, because I don't use the built-in fullscreen option, but rather make

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Simgear-cvslogs] CVS: SimGear/simgear/math .cvsignore, [...]

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Frederic Bouvier -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 11:05: Melchior, it seems your FSF script has a flaw. It ditched lines of codes and put that sentence in the middle of the class. It wasn't a script. It was all hand-made and verified multiple times. The patch was correct. Only: it had no context

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [Simgear-cvslogs] CVS: SimGear/simgear/math .cvsignore, [...]

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 11:11: It wasn't a script. It was all hand-made and verified multiple times. The patch was correct. Only: it had no context lines (my fault), and Erik installed it over files with uncommitted changes, and committed it in one go

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Resigning as patch committer.

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Erik Hofman -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 13:20: I have finally made the decision not to commit any patches from others anymore. I think I've done my time over the last few years but this accident this morning alone has cost me more than half a day. Sorry to hear that. I'm aware that you had

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Resigning as patch committer.

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Erik Hofman -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 15:42: Melchior FRANZ wrote: On the other hand, I do now feel the need to defend myself, because it may appear as if it was my fault. It was not. I didn't say that and I didn't mean to. Yes, thanks. However, the audience here proably thinks

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Tutorial System patch (version 5)

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Buchanan, Stuart -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 00:15: Available for comments from http://www.nanjika.co.uk/flightgear/tutorial5.tar.gz Tested and works very well! It's a lot of fun, too. There are only a few remaining issues that can get fixed once it's in. If nobody objects, then I'll

[Flightgear-devel] Re: festival speech

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Justin Smithies -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 20:05: Does that mean if i install festival that FG will speak ? Yes. How do i configure FG to speak and setup festival etc. See $FG_ROOT/Docs/README.voice.html. Once festival is set up you only need to start it as server: $ festival

[Flightgear-devel] Re: festival speech

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Curtis L. Olson -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 20:32: Festival --server is kicking out messages like: client(1) Tue Feb 21 13:29:46 2006 : rejected from localhost.localdomain not in access list I didn't see anything useful in the manual related to locating a config file and what the

[Flightgear-devel] Re: festival speech

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
This should work: (set! server_access_list '(localhost)) Not that I've tried ... :-) m. --- This SF.net email is sponsored by: Splunk Inc. Do you grep through log files for problems? Stop! Download the new AJAX search engine that makes

[Flightgear-devel] Re: festival speech

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 20:50: (set! server_access_list '(localhost)) It looks as if you only have to put the above line into a file e.g. ~/.festival.scm, and then call festival like so: $ festival --server ~/.festival.scm m

[Flightgear-devel] Re: festival speech

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Pigeon -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 21:04: So I ended up having this in my .festivalrc is: (set! server_access_list nil) Ah. Very good, thanks. m. --- This SF.net email is sponsored by: Splunk Inc. Do you grep through log files

[Flightgear-devel] Re: ATC voices

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Justin Smithies -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 22:57: I have tried KSFO and heard the speech , but do any of the UK airports have this too ? I have enabled atc and a density of 3 , even tried 1 but when leaving EGPD my home airport i never get anything from the tower etc ? You should hear

[Flightgear-devel] Re: ATC voices

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Justin Smithies -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 23:11: I do enter the tower freq but i still dont see any text or hear the speech even when leaving their airspace Works here at EGPD: Frequency 118.1 (Tower) in COMM1. m. --- This SF.net email

[Flightgear-devel] Re: ATC voices

2006-02-21 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Justin Smithies -- Tuesday 21 February 2006 23:20: Thats the same freq im using and i can take off fly miles away and hear nothing. I enable ATC and select 3 from density I hear ATC and my voice ('-key dialog), but there doesn't seem to be any AI aircraft around. No idea why. m.

[Flightgear-devel] Re: How to correctly change material emission using conditions in .xml file?

2006-02-22 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Roberto Inzerillo -- Wednesday 22 February 2006 19:43: I've set two animations with one condition each; the conditions compare the current sun-angle-rad with a fixed value; one condition should make the Needle light on, the second condition should bring the Needle back to no emission.

[Flightgear-devel] Re: [PATCH] tiny eta-reduction at the voice README docs

2006-02-22 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Vassilii Khachaturov -- Wednesday 22 February 2006 21:39: BTW, I don't know how recent it is, but on my system the following is even easier to get the install voices list: festival (voice.list) (rab_diphone don_diphone kal_diphone) Sounds good. I used what KDE uses internally. Of course,

[Flightgear-devel] Re: How to correctly change material emission using conditions in .xml file?

2006-02-22 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Wednesday 22 February 2006 20:53: * Roberto Inzerillo -- Wednesday 22 February 2006 19:43: [material animation problem] That's a bug. Fixed and committed. m. --- This SF.net email is sponsored by: Splunk Inc. Do you

[Flightgear-devel] Re: How to correctly change material emission using conditions in .xml file?

2006-02-22 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Robicd -- Wednesday 22 February 2006 23:43: As soon as I use the red-prop instead of red property (and so on with green and blue) flightgear crashes with the following error message: It doesn't crash ... Unknown exception in the main loop. Aborting... ... but abort, because you entered

[Flightgear-devel] Re: How to correctly change material emission using condi

2006-02-23 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* dene maxwell -- Thursday 23 February 2006 05:47: Your comments would seem to say though, that something is being entered (into the FGv099 commad line) that causes an ABORT Could be, but I wasn't talking about that, but about a wrong XML statement. Roberto presumably used something like

Re: [Flightgear-devel] Re: How to correctly change material emission using conditions in .xml file?

2006-02-23 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Roberto Inzerillo -- Thursday 23 February 2006 17:26: Am I saying something correct here or am I totally away from reality? Everything correct. (And *-norm properties *are* supposed to deliver values ranging from 0 to 1.) Well, e.g. the statement The offset is applied before the factor

[Flightgear-devel] Re: ATC Speech

2006-02-23 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Justin Smithies -- Thursday 23 February 2006 21:45: Is it possible to make the speech louder than the aircraft noise ? Yes. Just make the aircraft noise quieter. :-) Does festival have a setting to increase the volume ? no idea m.

[Flightgear-devel] [BUG] JSBSim: crash on re-init

2006-02-24 Thread Melchior FRANZ
Enjoy! #0 0x0812b332 in JSBSim::FGFDMExec::GetAtmosphere (this=0x0) at FGFDMExec.h:252 #1 0x0813954e in JSBSim::FGInitialCondition::SetMachIC (this=0xa4b0790, tt=0) at FGInitialCondition.cpp:186 #2 0x08142f1c in SGRawValueMethodsJSBSim::FGInitialCondition, double::setValue (this=0xa1b4b60,

[Flightgear-devel] Re: ATC

2006-02-24 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Justin Smithies -- Friday 24 February 2006 18:51: How do i contact the tower on 118.10 You need to select this channel on one your your COMM radios. Do i have to put in some sort of id in the command line to identify me to the ATC ? No. But you can start with

[Flightgear-devel] Re: ATC voices (no AI at EGPD)

2006-02-24 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* David Luff -- Thursday 23 February 2006 23:35: I wonder if there's any scope for giving it phonetic help/hints for stuff it doesn't pronounce well, such as ATIS. Yes, that's on my TODO. Just need to learn a bit more about Festival, and wait for the display question to settle. Then I'd like

[Flightgear-devel] Re: ATC

2006-02-24 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Justin Smithies -- Friday 24 February 2006 19:02: I do have com 1 on 118.10 and i hear the tower all the time but i cant contact him i get no transmission available This works for me: $ fgfs --prop:/instrumentation/comm[0]/frequencies/selected-mhz=118.1 --airport=EGPD Then the '-key

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Howto use max and min with multpiple values in xml material animation?

2006-02-24 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Robicd -- Friday 24 February 2006 14:56: http://www.geocities.com/robitabu/animation/index.htm It's ome kind of a memo to me, but if correct could be usefull to others too. I'm only expert for the material animation, not for sun angle calculations. But the animation is still right, as it

[Flightgear-devel] Re: error with today's fgfs cvs update

2006-02-24 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Dave Perry -- Friday 24 February 2006 22:35: make[2]: *** No rule to make target `tiny_xdr.cpp', This file has been renamed to tiny_xdr.cxx. But some build steps on your disk do still think they need this old file. I always forget which steps are required (although Andy keeps telling me).

[Flightgear-devel] Re: AI problems in CVS

2006-02-25 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Pigeon -- Saturday 25 February 2006 08:46: f I have /sim/ai/enabled (i.e. --prop:/sim/ai/enabled=true), starting FG at KSFO (probably not KSFO specific) gives me this: Attempting to schedule tiles for bogus lon and lat = (-1000,0) This is a FATAL error. Exiting! Works here, but

[Flightgear-devel] Re: AI problems in CVS

2006-02-25 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Melchior FRANZ -- Saturday 25 February 2006 08:56: if I fly in the bay area with AI turned on, then fgfs starts to freeze in regular intervals after a few minutes (intervals ~8 seconds, freeze time increases from ~0.1 to ~0.5 seconds over time). I tracked this freeze down to this line

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Any Billboard animation doc around?

2006-02-25 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Roberto Inzerillo -- Saturday 25 February 2006 15:26: Is there any documentaion about the billboard animation to read? I'd like to understand how to use that animation in order to get some boat/lighthouse lighting look nice. You better look at Fred's beacon. The billboard animation is quite

[Flightgear-devel] model accumulation

2006-02-25 Thread Melchior FRANZ
Is everyone aware that we *never* free model branches? They are only accumulated until fgfs is exited. If you teleport from KSFO to LOWW/Europe, then you still have the KSFO terminal in memory. Doesn't sound like a good idea to me. Currently we don't have that many individual objects, but as

[Flightgear-devel] Re: model accumulation

2006-02-26 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Curtis L. Olson -- Sunday 26 February 2006 07:13: Melchior FRANZ wrote: Is everyone aware that we *never* free model branches? The original design of the scenery pager would delete these objects. What are you seeing that leads you to believe they aren't getting deleted? It's very

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Error in SGMisc class? I don't see it ...

2006-02-27 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Mathias Fröhlich -- Monday 27 February 2006 14:31: Would it be possible that we add that to CPPFLAGS in configure.ac if we find a *win32*) host? I suggest we put that in every single file in sg and fg, with an #ifdef around, just like those sophisticated #include config.h. That way the

[Flightgear-devel] Re: terminate called after throwing an instance of 'std::string'

2006-02-28 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Dave Perry -- Tuesday 28 February 2006 21:52: PropertyList params nav-in-range/instrumentation/nav[0]/in-range/nav-in-range /params animation typeselect/type object-nameGlidescopeNeedle/object-name condition ###property alias=../../../../../params/nav-in-range/

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Recently introduced bug in AI/Radar

2006-03-01 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* AJ MacLeod -- Wednesday 01 March 2006 12:55: I believe there was a bug recently introduced (with the recent SG changes I think) which has stopped radar working properly. Quite unlikely. SG has no idea about radars or instruments. In SG it would have to be a change to the property system or

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Recently introduced bug in AI/Radar

2006-03-01 Thread Melchior FRANZ
And to be a bit more constructive ... * AJ MacLeod -- Wednesday 01 March 2006 12:55: The AI aircraft now seem (if I'm not mistaken) to start as the number of radar returns specified in the XML + 1; The AI aircraft? There were many changes to AI/MP, so I'd say this is the place to look

[Flightgear-devel] Nasal in scenery object XML files

2006-03-01 Thread Melchior FRANZ
FYI: I've now added Nasal support for scenery objects to my copy of sg fg. This can be used for 'intelligent' objects -- special lighting features, specific lighthouse signals, things that couldn't be done with animations alone. The code is run as soon as the tile loader decided to load the

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Nasal in scenery object XML files

2006-03-01 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Roberto Inzerillo -- Wednesday 01 March 2006 16:52: Is there any chance we can get a nasal-modified binary for Win platform to play with as soon as something works in an acceptable stable way? It is stable. It's just the pending release that keeps me from submitting. But if it'll take a

[Flightgear-devel] Re: Nasal in scenery object XML files

2006-03-01 Thread Melchior FRANZ
* Andy Ross -- Wednesday 01 March 2006 18:44: Which can do it all from Nasal with just a single line. And defining it as the second script tag seems clumsy to me; how about calling it on-unload or destroy or something similar? I thought about that, too. But I would then not call the first

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