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Fame and Fortune

Postby stiv » 27 Oct 2012, 18:53

Woo Woo! Our own dak180 gets a shout-out on ESR's Armed & Dangerous blog for helping with some build tools:
http://esr.ibiblio.org/?p=4674

Sure, it's more Fame than Fortune, but still...

And for those who do not know, Eric S. Raymond (esr) is one of the grey beards of the Open Source Software movement, responsible or involved in a whole bunch of things you have never heard of but are probably affected by.
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby Berg » 27 Oct 2012, 21:48

Good Job Dak!!!!!
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby aubergine » 27 Oct 2012, 22:40

Grats Dak :)
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby dak180 » 27 Oct 2012, 23:06

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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby Virus- A » 28 Oct 2012, 02:26

good job dak :)
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby Reg312 » 28 Oct 2012, 08:51

is that about autorevision used with warzone sources?.. eh
i read link content several times.. not only programmers read news here, so i'm asking for explaining things more
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby dak180 » 28 Oct 2012, 14:36

Reg312 wrote:is that about autorevision used with warzone sources?.. eh
i read link content several times.. not only programmers read news here, so i'm asking for explaining things more

autorevision was originally something I wrote for warzone but this incarnation is vastly more useful to the generic case of wanting version/revision info in a reliable format.
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby aubergine » 28 Oct 2012, 21:42

Can it be used to restore proper version number value to the JS API's "version" global?
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby dak180 » 28 Oct 2012, 22:28

aubergine wrote:Can it be used to restore proper version number value to the JS API's "version" global?

autorevision just gives you values in a reliable format; you still need to do something with them, in this case at build time.

It sounds to me like the sort of thing that should have a ticket (if it does not already).
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby milo christiansen » 07 Nov 2012, 17:24

Way to go dak!




Thanks for writing the utility that made my want to throw my keyboard more than once. :P
Trying to compile warzone offline is no fun, autorevison fails and warzone won't compile, or at least it wouldn't when I last tried it a long time ago. :geek:
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby aubergine » 07 Nov 2012, 17:54

What is this "offline" you speak of?
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby Kreuvf » 09 Nov 2012, 22:04

aubergine wrote:What is this "offline" you speak of?

The state of being disconnected from the internet. So, like most people before the 1990s.
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby milo christiansen » 09 Nov 2012, 23:24

Or most pepole who live in the middle of nowhere and don't have much money :wink:

All hail the library :lol2:
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby Originway » 10 Nov 2012, 01:37

I still don't get it, why is this posted here on the projects speaking tube?
this isn't game related right?
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Re: Fame and Fortune

Postby Nutter » 10 Nov 2012, 01:53

A bit of news on a team member might not seem much, but it's still kind of nice info. And it has it's uses.
News chaff and excuses for shoddy work everywhere else for example. :P
Besides. Googling 'dak180' nets you Warzone links rather fast. Someone's bound to have a click.
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