[linux-audio-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] Re: [ANN] No More Specimen

Dana Olson dana at ubuntustudio.com
Thu Apr 20 15:51:13 EDT 2006


On Thu, 2006-04-20 at 13:25 -0400, Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:
> Paul Winkler wrote:
> > On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 05:19:30PM +0100, Jonny Stutters wrote:
> >>I've uploaded a copy of specimen-0.4.5.tar.gz (the most recent on my 
> >>disk) to:
> >>http://jeremah.co.uk/downloads/linux/specimen/specimen-0.4.5.tar.gz
> >>I'm happy to host for the foreseeable future.  If anyone's got a more 
> >>recent copy let me know and I'll get that up as well.
> > Great!
> > I found a copy of 0.5.1 on my drive. Email me privately if you want it.
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> umm ... the download just worked for me ... 
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> That said, I agreed a while back to maintain the project after Pete 
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> announced his own death and the accompanying death of specimen. While 
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> Pete resurfaced as a zombie and promptly went over to the dark side, I 
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> have not yet found time to resurrect specimen (mainly due to my job and 
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> preparations for LAC06). 
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> I fully intend to have a new home for specimen shortly after the 
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> conference. In the meantime, there is a copy of 0.5.1 available here: 
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> http://zhevny.com/specimen/files/ 
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> tarball, rpm and src rpm are there. 
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> I will maintain this location as the home of specimen files, so 
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> feel free to point the ebuilds there. 
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> My sincere apologies for not taking steps sooner. 
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> -Eric Rz.



Wouldn't it make sense to put this up at SourceForge or Savannah and
have any developers who wish to help maintain or improve it sign on to
the project? SourceForge is pretty reliable, and I don't see it going
down any time soon, and everything is in place already.. Just a thought.

Dana
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