madman meets musepack

Thanks to Scott Wheeler's tireless work on Taglib, madman (the development version in Arch, really) now has support for Musepack (or "MPC") files. This was half-way to being added once before, but support in Taglib makes this a no-brainer. Seems like tag writing in Taglib is still not 100%, but …

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Debian packages of the development version

Ben Montgomery made some Debian packages of a recent development version of madman. Try them out, and bother Ben or the list if you have trouble. Yes, I do agree that this is a strong sign that I should release 0.94 ASAP. It's coming, don't worry. ;)

Update: Ben just …

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Semolina Pudding / Grießpudding

Yesterday, Josie and I were shopping at Penny and found a pack of semolina that had a really gorgeous-looking pudding on the front. I mean gorgeous, like, just the right reflectiveness, wobbliness, everything. And the pack, whose side conveniently showed the recipe, was only 35 cents. Arrr. Soo good. In …

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Who's gonna pay for that content?

If you are like most everybody else, you keep music on your computer, be it in MP3 or some other format. Then, most likely, not all of that music got to your hard drive in ways approved by the recording industry. You feel bad for that, don't you? You probably …

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Summer is here!

So, how come I finally noticed? We had a phat BBQ yesterday, starring some salad, grilled veggies, steaks, and finishing with Josie's berries'n'cream dessert. While your mouth is watering, I'll also tell you that to enjoy this, I spent much of yesterday cleaning our balcony. Sounds un-fun, but actually it …

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Harmful and privileged

Imagine that you have a habit of harming other people. Imagine that other people feel nauseous in your presence and can't stand your stench. And it's not like you couldn't be like everybody else. You are choosing to be toxic. What would you expect society to do to you? Lock …

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