Moving to Pelican

Time for a change! Almost 10 years ago I was starting to hack on a Blog engine with two friends, it was called Alinea and it powered this website for a long time. Back then hacking on your own Blog engine was the pre-requirement to host your blog :) But nowadays ...

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GStreamer and on-disk videos buffering

A really nice feature every video player using GStreamer and playbin2 should have is media on-disk buffering. Even though it is supported only for Quicktime and Flash videos currently it remains one good improvement of the user experience if you are an avid consumer of Apple trailers and flv :)

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Hi Planet GNOME!

Just a quick post to say hi to the GNOME community. Thanks Jeff for adding me!

So I’m Philippe (philn on IRC), working for Fluendo on the Elisa MediaCenter, writing Python fluently during work hours for fun and profit and off work, only for fun :)

I regularly write news ...

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N810: first impressions

Two weeks ago I bought my N810 with the discount code kindly offered by Nokia for the Maemo development program. The device is really nice, the OS2008 provides a totally new user experience (compared to the version I used on my N770). So here are few remarks I have after ...

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New home, new country, same job

After nearly 6 months spent living in Lyon, I headed south once more, to Barcelona :) I entered a new flat with 2 other frenchie fellows, we’ll be damn fine there!!

We still have some administrative paper work to do, but it can wait, we did the essential ones.. The ...

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Switching server

This evening base-art.net, pythonfr.org and few other hosted domains should be un-available while we migrate websites to a brand new dedicated server. So, fellow readers, don’t be surprised ;-)

Things will come back up this night hopefully. I’m still reachable by mail, phil at base-art dot net ...

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Pimp this rage

Looks like Raster has been hacking on a media center thingy. So far it looks great, i’ve watched the demo video, installed rage in no time and got it running in, well, even less time :) I must say i’m really impressed by the look and feel of the ...

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