Re: FScape Beta - New OS X Audio Tool


Subject: Re: FScape Beta - New OS X Audio Tool
From: miriam clinton (iriXx) (iriXx@iriXx.org)
Date: Thu Jul 29 2004 - 15:10:40 EDT


:-)

the only thing that would make the program absolutely perfect would be a
button for earl grey tea, and a dispensing packet of Peak Freans ;)

mC~

macCormac wrote:

>OK OK
>
>you win :-) footnote / earnote: check 1 2 how th word dis agreeements has dat
>word on th street DIS in it / innit ?
>it's th least we can do for fellow working travelling scholars :-) to create
>accessable buildings / rockets
>with clear signage & ramps. after all STAIRS are PASSE, noh theatré % ?
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>do not confuse me with your text unless you are willing to fess up and Xplain
>yourself ;-)
>Naaah, carry on, i'll eventully catch up with you lot. 5-7 MPH ain't all BAD /
>DAB :-)
>th Xtreme helmut is really just a prop in case th sonic studios gets outa
>control room ;-)
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>regards to Ned & Jim & Laurie . . . space rocket on . . . if someone composed
>symphonies with fans / why not rockets / stars Xploding
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>iriXx, i'm glad you know this technical stuff 'cause i know NOTHING :-)
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>ok, the canoes are in th works and we'll be right out to meet you. we're checkin
>whether LUNA will make an appearance :-)
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>when did you say th plane enters the western front sound field ;-) we'll have
>our "handlers' get back at you. lunch ? :-) we'll talk ;-)
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>*i'm so glad we had this time together just o have a laugh or sing a song*
>(carol burnett)
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>best regards to Mr. Clinton & th Folks, macCormac / murphy's cuz
>~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
>http://www.sylvi.ca / na / da / bc / siwash rock / soundscape composition
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>"miriam clinton (iriXx)" wrote:
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>>I am in support of Jim this time - despite our disagreements in the past.
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>>Actually, I think it would be valuable to add accessible commands to a
>>GUI in the same way that alt text is added to a website.
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>>alt text and accessible navigation is now mandatory in the UK for public
>>information websites. Even Flash MX has accessibility tools for visually
>>impaired readers.
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>>It would only take a couple of lines of code to add an alt text style
>>button to a GUI, so that the GUI could be read in text format.
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>>Now that would help those of us epileptics on heavy medication who cant
>>type straight either (does anyone know how many tries I have to make to
>>type an email sometimes?)
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>>mC~ (thats my initials, Miriam Clinton, for those with text-to-speech
>>tools who wonder what the characters represent).
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>>Kothman, Keith wrote:
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>>>I'm not sure that it's fair to criticize a freeware/shareware release for
>>>not meeting the needs of every potential user. Whether FScape is
>>>command-driven or not doesn't lock anyone out of anything. It's an addition
>>>to the range of tools we have to use, and does not subtract anything
>>>available, or prevent the development of anything else.
>>>
>>>There are still a number of text-based, command-driven tools available
>>>(csound anyone?). While text-based, command-driven interfaces arguable offer
>>>the most power to the user, from my experience teaching a large number of
>>>undergraduates, the lack of GUI-based tools has a detrimental effect on
>>>their creative output. While it would be fantastic if FScape worked both
>>>ways, beating up on an individual supplying fringe software to a fringe
>>>market (no offense to either) seems unfair.
>>>
>>>-Keith
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>--
>>Lose yourself in the music, the moment, you own it,
>>you better never let it go,
>>You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow
>>this opportunity comes once in a lifetime.
>>
>>-- Eminem: from 8 Mile
>>
>>www.iriXx.org
>>www.copyleftmedia.org.uk
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-- 
Lose yourself in the music, the moment, you own it, 
you better never let it go,
You only get one shot, do not miss your chance to blow 
this opportunity comes once in a lifetime.

-- Eminem: from 8 Mile

www.iriXx.org www.copyleftmedia.org.uk



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