[RDD] SOLICITING FEEDBACK FOR RIVENDELL TUTORIAL (Brandon)

Brandon brandon at subliminalradio.net
Wed Dec 17 04:15:14 EST 2014


hahahahaha! Pure comedy!!!

Sent from outer space...

On Tue, Dec 16, 2014 at 7:12 PM, Lorne Tyndale <ltyndale at tyndaleweb.com>
wrote:
>
> The real question is - can we bundle up a number of these systems/dvd's
> to drop them out of a helicopter into a mall parking lot as a radio
> Thanksgiving giveaway promotion?
>
> ...As God is my witness, I thought CentOS could fly!
>
> Can I do the live play by play coverage?
>
> > -------- Original Message --------
> > Subject: Re: [RDD] SOLICITING FEEDBACK FOR RIVENDELL TUTORIAL (Brandon)
> > From: Brandon <brandon at subliminalradio.net>
> > Date: Tue, December 16, 2014 9:02 pm
> > To: "James L. Stewart" <jstewart at paceaudio.com>
> > Cc: Rivendell Dev List <Rivendell-dev at lists.rivendellaudio.org>
> >
> >
> > Hahahahahahaha, I literally just caught the typo you were taking about! I
> > read the post so many times while I was writing it, I didn't even see it
> in
> > your email, so I misinterpreted your comment. LOL
> > On Dec 15, 2014 4:39 PM, "James L. Stewart" <jstewart at paceaudio.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2014 18:52:37 -0800
> > >> From: Brandon<brandon at subliminalradio.net>
> > >>
> > >
> > >  ... I thought it would be a really good opportunity to document
> > >> the project, for the student management to be able to
> > >> maintain the system.
> > >>
> > >
> > >
> > > This is great! (obviously not finished, but a good start)
> > >
> > > I love the following line, I'm assuming it is just a typo and that you
> are
> > > not simply showing bias against the CentOS based Appliance!
> > >
> > > "...It’s built on top of CentOS Linux so it’s pretty much
> bullet-proof. For
> > >  those who prefer a turkey system with 24 hour tech support ..."
> > >                     ^^^^^^
> > >
> > > So for a few months now I've been threatening to do a similar
> > > documentation project on my setup for a lot of the same reasons, but
> have
> > > been torn about its scope, and perhaps you are (or will be)
> experiencing
> > > some similar tough decisions.  Here is my problem:  To make the a real
> > > comprehensive document to cover most everyones' needs as well having
> enough
> > > background information for newbies, one could easily end up with a
> > > documentation project that is too big to ever complete (or in my case,
> to
> > > even get started on!).  For example, in your document a few words
> about why
> > > you chose to go the Ubuntu/Peignier's route instead of the Paravel
> > > Appliance or perhaps a SuSE route might be helpful to many.  In my
> case I
> > > have a lot of specific reasons why I went with a custom Debian install.
> > > Then why or why not use Jackd?  You can see how a documentation project
> > > like this can grow out of control!
> > >
> > > So here is an idea I've been toying around with that perhaps might also
> > > encourage others:  How about a section in the Rivendell Wiki that is
> titled
> > > "Example Setups" where people can post some much more limited
> documents of
> > > "Here is my setup, how to build/configure it, and unique things it
> does"
> > > instead of trying to teach everything to everybody.  This way people
> can
> > > look through info on our real-world working systems and if they find
> > > something that fits them, they can choose to build it?  Some people
> might
> > > choose to simply post some "cryptic" notes meant just for their own
> > > internal staff to refer to (but still could be useful for the rest of
> us)
> > > while others might post a full step-by-step document like you are
> creating.
> > >
> > > So my point is for you to please complete your work, at least
> initially in
> > > a form that will work for you and your staff, and then only optionally
> > > choose to embellish it up with more general information that might
> only be
> > > suited for others, as your valuable time permits!  Oh, but make sure
> you
> > > have it dated with versions so people can make judgements down the
> road as
> > > to how obsolete your document might be.
> > >
> > >
> > > PS: It might be nice if we ALL pitched in and tried to complete the
> > > "Administration Guide", If we all just pitched in a paragraph or two,
> it
> > > might actually get done.  The "Rivendell Operations Guide", once very
> good,
> > > is getting a bit dated as well.
> > >
> > >
> > >
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