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Post by Haqa » Wed Jan 16, 2013 11:55 pm

Hi all,

My name is Adrian and I'm addicted to old Acorns.... Oh wrong kind of meeting place ;)

I'm a sysadmin and software developer by profession, and web designer and site hoster in my spare time, and I'm working on some projects for the BBC in what time I have left.

My current main beeb project is PyMMB which is a platform independant (it written in python) library and toolset for manipulating DFS disc images and MMB disc bundles. I've joined here in the hope that there may be interest in my little flights of fancy or even willing victims, I mean participants....

H.
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Post by aerworuld » Thu Jan 17, 2013 6:56 am

Welcome Adrian! I'm quite certain you'll up trumps for victims here.. From what I've seen, we all like to make life difficult for ourselves :D

Stuart ;)

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Post by Garrettimus » Thu Jan 17, 2013 8:52 am

Welcome to our beloved forum, Adrian! :D

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Post by martinw » Thu Jan 17, 2013 10:50 am

Hi Adrian,

Welcome and enjoy :)

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Post by BeebBenjamin » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:27 pm

aerworuld wrote:Welcome Adrian! I'm quite certain you'll up trumps for victims here.. From what I've seen, we all like to make life difficult for ourselves :D

Stuart ;)
Very true...

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Post by CMcDougall » Thu Jan 17, 2013 12:55 pm

welcome Adrian :)
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Post by CanonMan » Thu Jan 17, 2013 1:24 pm

Hello :D

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Post by Haqa » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:16 pm

If you are interested in trying PyMMB please do pop over to http://projects.tlspu.com/PyMMB and join the trac.

If any of you are python programmers or experts on DFS/MMB formats your help would be MOST welcome at the moment.

H.
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Post by sweh » Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:42 pm

Haqa wrote:If you are interested in trying PyMMB please do pop over to http://projects.tlspu.com/PyMMB and join the trac.

If any of you are python programmers or experts on DFS/MMB formats your help would be MOST welcome at the moment.

H.
I've written perl equivalents; see http://sweh.spuddy.org/Beeb/mmb_utils.html. You might find the README and code useful in writing your Python version.
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Post by nOmArch » Thu Jan 17, 2013 5:12 pm

Hiya :)
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Post by davidb » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:08 pm

Welcome!

I'll take a closer look at PyMMB at some point - it will hopefully help me to automate disk image creation for various projects. :)

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Post by daveejhitchins » Mon Jan 21, 2013 11:16 pm

Hi Adrian . . .
I've joined here in the hope that there may be interest in my little flights of fancy or even willing victims, I mean participants....
I'm sure you'll have lots of 'followers' - Anyway, in the mean time . . . Enjoy :D

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Post by Haqa » Tue Jan 22, 2013 12:34 am

sweh wrote:
Haqa wrote:If you are interested in trying PyMMB please do pop over to http://projects.tlspu.com/PyMMB and join the trac.

If any of you are python programmers or experts on DFS/MMB formats your help would be MOST welcome at the moment.

H.
I've written perl equivalents; see http://sweh.spuddy.org/Beeb/mmb_utils.html. You might find the README and code useful in writing your Python version.
Thanks, I'll take a look.

H.
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Post by sweh » Tue Jan 22, 2013 7:28 pm

Haqa wrote:
sweh wrote: I've written perl equivalents; see http://sweh.spuddy.org/Beeb/mmb_utils.html. You might find the README and code useful in writing your Python version.
Thanks, I'll take a look.

H.
Also Chris Andrews appears to have taken my perl module and made a FUSE filesystem out of it - https://github.com/chrisa/mmb-fuse - some more ideas, there :-)
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Post by Haqa » Wed Jan 23, 2013 12:44 am

Slightly odd question, but did you attend SEEVIC in the late 80's.

I knew a guy of the same name who taught me a considerable amount about programming the beeb.

H.
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Post by sweh » Wed Jan 23, 2013 2:03 am

Haqa wrote:Slightly odd question, but did you attend SEEVIC in the late 80's.

I knew a guy of the same name who taught me a considerable amount about programming the beeb.

H.
That's me! 1985-1987. IIRC, we used to hang around near the Physics area (they had an old 380Z there, as well, my memory says).
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Post by Haqa » Wed Jan 23, 2013 8:09 am

sweh wrote:
Haqa wrote:Slightly odd question, but did you attend SEEVIC in the late 80's.

I knew a guy of the same name who taught me a considerable amount about programming the beeb.

H.
That's me! 1985-1987. IIRC, we used to hang around near the Physics area (they had an old 380Z there, as well, my memory says).
Hello old friend, and thanks!

Yeah, I wrote my first disk sector editor in machine code on that 380z.

Strange how things turn out!

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Post by Haqa » Thu Jan 24, 2013 11:56 am

sweh wrote:
Haqa wrote:Slightly odd question, but did you attend SEEVIC in the late 80's.

I knew a guy of the same name who taught me a considerable amount about programming the beeb.

H.
That's me! 1985-1987. IIRC, we used to hang around near the Physics area (they had an old 380Z there, as well, my memory says).
I'd love to get back in contact but STHF does seem to have PM support and I don't post emails in public (for obvious reasons).

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Post by richardtoohey » Thu Jan 24, 2013 7:23 pm

Haqa wrote:I'd love to get back in contact but STHF does seem to have PM support and I don't post emails in public (for obvious reasons).
If you meant "does not have PM support" then you just need to post a few more messages and then your account will get PM-enabled - you have to post a certain number of messages first.

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Post by Haqa » Thu Jan 24, 2013 8:14 pm

richardtoohey wrote:
Haqa wrote:I'd love to get back in contact but STHF does seem to have PM support and I don't post emails in public (for obvious reasons).
If you meant "does not have PM support" then you just need to post a few more messages and then your account will get PM-enabled - you have to post a certain number of messages first.
Ahh that makes more sense... preventing PM spam... No one who knows me has ever accused me of being too quiet... ;)

And yes, I meant "not"... some times my brain works faster than my fingers (Not often...)

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Post by sweh » Fri Jan 25, 2013 8:35 pm

Haqa wrote:I'd love to get back in contact but STHF does seem to have PM support and I don't post emails in public (for obvious reasons).
My web site is at http://sweh.spuddy.org

My email address is very similar; replace the first . with an @ :-) Simples!
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Post by bakoulis » Sat Jan 26, 2013 10:49 pm

Welcome on board :-)
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