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by hugh
April 30th, 2013, 10:08 am
Forum: Completed Projects
Topic: COMPLETE [SCIFI] The Mummy! a tale of the 22nd century-alg
Replies: 200
Views: 16022

Re: [SCIFI] The Mummy! a tale of the 22nd century-alg

hi all i don't have an opinion, except to reiterate LibriVox requirement that: the audio must conform to the text, and be understandable.
by hugh
March 13th, 2013, 5:29 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: John Greenman!
Replies: 22
Views: 5668

Re: John Greeman!

congrats john! great write up.

I've talked to the writer by phone, he will try to get the Times to make a small change in the para about payment.
by hugh
February 22nd, 2013, 5:08 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Cease and desist order re: librivox.eu domain
Replies: 12
Views: 1395

Re: Cease and desist order re: librivox.eu domain

This is the status on our Trademark issue: hi all, * A german company named Libri GmbH sent us a Trademark Violation letter in December. * they claimed a trademark on "Libri" in Germany & the EU; stating that "LibriVox" could be confused with their marks. * they requested that we remove information ...
by hugh
February 22nd, 2013, 3:56 pm
Forum: Need Help? Got Advice?
Topic: Cease and desist order re: librivox.eu domain
Replies: 12
Views: 1395

Re: Cease and desist order re: librivox.eu domain

hi could you please send me the correspondence to hughmcguire gmail com ?

we (LibriVox/Internet Archive) got a letter from their lawyers some time ago, which we are in the process of dealing with...

not sure if we can help in this case ... but please email me about it.

thanks.
by hugh
January 27th, 2013, 8:26 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: LibriVox API Discussion Thread
Replies: 200
Views: 49471

Re: LibriVox API Discussion Thread

thanks guys, we'll be reviewing this thread as the work progresses...
by hugh
January 26th, 2013, 1:08 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: LibriVox API Discussion Thread
Replies: 200
Views: 49471

LibriVox API Discussion Thread

Dear Developers... LibriVox is rebuilding its API. If you are planning, or already have, built apps or web services on the LibriVox catalog, please post here so we know who you are & also, pls monitor this thread. We'd like you to test, and give us feedback. The information about the NEW API can be ...
by hugh
December 12th, 2012, 2:08 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: Update on the "Rebuild LibriVox" Project
Replies: 6
Views: 3207

Update on the "Rebuild LibriVox" Project

Dear All, We are now 6 months into the Mellon-funded project, to revamp the LibriVox tech infrastructure. We have a few people paid to work on the project: Jeff Madsen (developer), Artom Lifshitz (system administrator), and Valerie Bock (project manager). To date, they have together logged 441 hours...
by hugh
November 27th, 2012, 3:46 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: IMPORTANT: LibriVox Planned Shutdown While We Move Servers
Replies: 43
Views: 8132

IMPORTANT: LibriVox Planned Shutdown While We Move Servers

Dear Everybody, We are moving homes! All LibriVox systems are going to move from our current servers to a new home at the Internet Archive (thanks Internet Archive ! and thanks to Syntenic for hosting us the past couple of years). IMPORTANT!!: The LibriVox website and forum will be unavailable while...
by hugh
September 26th, 2012, 8:58 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: LibriVox Mellon Grant – Update
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

Re: LibriVox Mellon Grant – Update

heh deleted the "generously volunteered time" ... everyone generously volunteers time here, no need to say that aloud., especially about myself! (val drafted some of that message... i didn;t notice the pat of myself on the back!!)...
by hugh
September 25th, 2012, 9:04 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: LibriVox Mellon Grant – Update
Replies: 5
Views: 1048

LibriVox Mellon Grant – Update

Hi all, I just posted an update on the Mellon Grant on the LibriVox blog. Here it is, forumized: LibriVox Mellon Grant – Update We are now 3 months and a bit into our Andrew W. Mellon Foundation-funded project to rebuild the LibriVox infrastructure. Some of you may be wondering: Where’s my new shiny...
by hugh
June 25th, 2012, 10:42 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: Mellon Grant Underway! (Welcome Jeff Madsen & Valerie Bock)
Replies: 11
Views: 3100

Re: Mellon Grant Underway! (Welcome Jeff Madsen & Valerie Bo

Hi kungfu ... we're still in the process of getting Val & Jeff up to speed on the existing set-up, and in fact we have the designs done, but we will be looking for feedback sometime in the coming months.

hugh.
by hugh
June 25th, 2012, 7:19 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: Mellon Grant Underway! (Welcome Jeff Madsen & Valerie Bock)
Replies: 11
Views: 3100

Mellon Grant Underway! (Welcome Jeff Madsen & Valerie Bock)

See the blog announcement: http://librivox.org/2012/06/25/librivox-mellon-grant-project-gets-underway/ LibriVox Mellon Grant Project Gets Underway! We are excited to announce that work has begun behind the scenes to rebuild the LibriVox technical infrastructure and implement a new site design and ca...
by hugh
April 6th, 2012, 6:18 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: 100 MILLION downloads, a Grant, and Jobs!
Replies: 10
Views: 1401

Re: 100 MILLION downloads, a Grant, and Jobs!

if i had a dollar for every time i have spelled it lirbrivox, or libirvox ... we wouldn't need a grant.
by hugh
April 5th, 2012, 12:07 pm
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: 100 MILLION downloads, a Grant, and Jobs!
Replies: 10
Views: 1401

100 MILLION downloads, a Grant, and Jobs!

Dear LibriVoxers, some exciting news: 1. We got a small ($50k) grant from the Mellon Foundation to undertake some sorely needed tech improvements. See: http://librivox.org/2012/04/05/100-million-dowloads-and-a-mellon-foundation-grant/ And following from 1, 2. We are hiring (on a contract basis) two ...
by hugh
March 26th, 2012, 7:37 am
Forum: Suggestions, Comments, News & Discussion
Topic: Gregg Margarite passes away suddenly
Replies: 26
Views: 6229

Re: Gregg Margarite passes away suddenly

yes, awful news... gregg was so wonderful to work with.