Tim termtech at rogers.com
Wed Nov 21 02:42:17 CET 2018

On 11/20/2018 04:42 PM, Ivica Ico Bukvic wrote:
> There is also a COMPEL project that I am currently heading and which is 
> designed to facilitate interfacing between composers and performers. It 
> offers preservation of both performances (archiving) and the materials 
> for the necessary reproduction of the work itself, including software. 
> The platform offers multiple licensing options from fully open source to 
> commercial and is therefore completely license-agnostic (all copyrights 
> remain with their owner). It is hosted by my university and in the 
> coming weeks we are preparing for the soft-launch. It supports 
> groups/collections and is based on the leading open-source 
> preservational platform developed by the network of libraries worldwide. 
> Please let me know if you are interested in this and I will gladly keep 
> you posted.
> Best,
> Ico

This sounds cool. Yes, do let us know. Thanks.

> On 11/20/2018 10:14 AM, Thomas Brand wrote:
>> On Sun, November 18, 2018 09:22, Will Godfrey wrote:
>>> Linux Audio Music has been dormant for a very long time, but recently I
>>> contacted the the person who hosted and ran it.
>>> The reason he closed it was because of a serious vulnerability was
>>> discovered in Rails, and he no longer had time to do the necessary
>>> upgrades.
>>> However, he has told me that he still has the entire database and the
>>> code. In his own words: "... would be happy to host and do what I can to
>>> facilitate a handoff to someone else who wants to manage it."
>>> For anyone who doesn't know, this was a relatively simple and clean site
>>> aimed specifically at providing a home for tracks composed with Linux -
>>> something rather rare!
>> How many tracks are currently "homeless", how many gigabytes? I guess the
>> code would be hard to re-use. Tracks could be moved relatively easy to
>> another place if metadata is clean.
>> Greetings
>> Thomas

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