[hackerspaces] Synchronous 15th anniversary Hackers party

Nathan Warner nathan at frcv.net
Tue Oct 5 16:34:36 CEST 2010

Chris - nice work.  Still seems like we need to give the irc part a
little more love.  It pings out after 240 sec.  I for one would love
to do another movie this way.  Do you have any recommendations?

On Sun, Oct 3, 2010 at 12:44 AM, Chris Weiss <cweiss at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 2, 2010 at 12:13 PM, Chris Weiss <cweiss at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Also one of our members made a script to overlay logs from that
>>> channel as subtitles to the movie.  The script was tested on a Debian
>>> machine and works great, but fails on a Ubuntu machine.  Feel free to
>>> play with it.
>>> https://the.narro.ws/svn/brimstone/programming/bash/livesubtitles.bash
>> worked as-is on ubuntu 10.04 x64
> I like the idea of a sync'd mass movie viewing, so I made some
> improvements to this script
> http://gist.github.com/608301
> short list:
> - channel is a config option now
> - only try to make subs if actually playing and PID is still alive
> - movie file selection can now be done from IRC with a SETUP command.
> this requires all nodes have the same file layout and file names
> - added PAUSE and STOP commands.  STOP has to be called before
> switching the movie
> - attempts duplicate NICK resolution (not sure this is actually working yet)
> Hopefully we can attempt another mass viewing of something sometime.
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