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by Lurcher300b
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:40 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Of audiofools and Prog Mastermen
Replies: 28
Views: 920
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Re: Of audiofools and Prog Mastermen

Bencat57 wrote:
Fri Apr 05, 2019 11:37 pm
Different Trains by who ?
Steve Reich again.
by Lurcher300b
Fri Apr 05, 2019 4:13 pm
Forum: Music
Topic: Of audiofools and Prog Mastermen
Replies: 28
Views: 920
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Re: Of audiofools and Prog Mastermen

Would also recommend Different Trains.
by Lurcher300b
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:29 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Kintsugi
Replies: 7
Views: 430
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Re: Kintsugi

You should investigate their carpenters, they treat it as an art form even ordinary house building timber. The head carpenter is a master carpenter. Every piece of wood is treated with respect as though it is still living. Japanese tools are different as well. They say we are wrong and ruin the woo...
by Lurcher300b
Thu Apr 04, 2019 2:19 pm
Forum: NVA Discussions
Topic: Best NVA Amps for Quad ESL57 Speakers
Replies: 25
Views: 960
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Re: Best NVA Amps for Quad ESL57 Speakers

I mused with the idea of using these to support the speaker wires.

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by Lurcher300b
Sat Mar 30, 2019 7:13 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Linux
Replies: 11
Views: 433
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Re: Linux

applemarc wrote:
Sat Mar 30, 2019 5:24 pm
Now all Apple computer run under Unix and have done since 2001
To carry on being picky, no they don't, they use a Unix like OS.
by Lurcher300b
Sat Mar 30, 2019 3:48 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Linux
Replies: 11
Views: 433
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Re: Linux

Hope Lurcher will forgive my gloss on Linux development. Indeed GNU - Gnu's Not Unix - is still a work in progress and, as I understand it, based on a very different approach to Operating System Development than Linux. Again, you have to differentiate Hurd (The GNU Kernel) with is a microkernel typ...
by Lurcher300b
Sat Mar 30, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Linux
Replies: 11
Views: 433
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Re: Linux

where Stallman failed to create and open *nix platform Well, not entirely true, while the GNU Kernel (Hurd) is sill WIP, The Linux Kernel would not have been the success it was without the GNU user space libraries and tools. Also vitally important was Eric Raymond's essay “The Cathedral and the Baz...
by Lurcher300b
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:15 am
Forum: Admin-Intro-Chitchat
Topic: Linux
Replies: 11
Views: 433
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Re: Linux

You miss the most important thing that is the reason for all of your reasons. Its Open.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/GNU_Gener ... ic_License

"which guarantees end users the freedom to run, study, share and modify the software"
by Lurcher300b
Wed Mar 27, 2019 2:01 pm
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Hi-Fi Honesty
Replies: 79
Views: 3789
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Re: Hi-Fi Honesty

That's today. Tommorow you may learn something that results in a better sound. Knowledge is not static Yes of course, that's why I asked What was it you know when you made the Claymore that you didn't when you made the Magnum? Its very easy to fall into the habit of describing something as new and ...
by Lurcher300b
Wed Mar 27, 2019 9:50 am
Forum: General Audio
Topic: Hi-Fi Honesty
Replies: 79
Views: 3789
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Re: Hi-Fi Honesty

and nothing could be better than Magnum, whoops the Claymore fixed that, and now this IT is learning slowly that the new kit I made is much better. But given the title is HiFi Honesty, why is c better than b better than a? What was it you know when you made the Claymore that you didn't when you mad...