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HPR2846: HPR Community News for June 2019

Hosted by HPR Volunteers on 2019-07-01 00:00:00
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New hosts

Welcome to our new host:
Shannon Wright.

Last Month's Shows

Id Day Date Title Host
2826 Mon 2019-06-03 HPR Community News for May 2019 HPR Volunteers
2827 Tue 2019-06-04 Unscripted ramblings from my garage about my first CTF event Christopher M. Hobbs
2828 Wed 2019-06-05 Writing Web Game in Haskell - Science, part 2 Tuula
2829 Thu 2019-06-06 Discussion around fair use clips on HPR Various Hosts
2830 Fri 2019-06-07 HPR NYE Show 2018-2019 part 1 Honkeymagoo
2831 Mon 2019-06-10 Interview with Robbie Ferguson Yannick
2832 Tue 2019-06-11 How I got started in Linux Shannon Wright
2833 Wed 2019-06-12 Jeroen chats with Joep Piscaer Jeroen Baten
2834 Thu 2019-06-13 My favorite desktop and android applications Christopher M. Hobbs
2835 Fri 2019-06-14 HPR NYE Show 2018-2019 part 2 Honkeymagoo
2836 Mon 2019-06-17 Interview with Wendy Hill Yannick
2837 Tue 2019-06-18 parallax live desktops in android operat0r
2838 Wed 2019-06-19 Why Haskell? Tuula
2839 Thu 2019-06-20 Sample episode of the Distrohoppers Digest podcast Ken Fallon
2840 Fri 2019-06-21 HPR NYE Show 2018-2019 part 3 Honkeymagoo
2841 Mon 2019-06-24 How I got into Linux (and then some...) Christopher M. Hobbs
2842 Tue 2019-06-25 What's in my Bag an update to hpr2065 Tony Hughes AKA TonyH1212
2843 Wed 2019-06-26 Afrikan Tähti (or Star of Africa) Tuula
2844 Thu 2019-06-27 The Sony TC-222-A Portable Reel-To-Reel Tape Recorder Jon Kulp
2845 Fri 2019-06-28 HPR NYE Show 2018-2019 part 4 Honkeymagoo

Comments this month

These are comments which have been made during the past month, either to shows released during the month or to past shows. There are 19 comments in total.

Past shows

There is 1 comment on 1 previous show:

  • hpr2807 (2019-05-07) "Are bash local variables local?" by clacke.
    • Comment 1: Dave Morriss on 2019-06-06: "Thanks for this"

This month's shows

There are 18 comments on 8 of this month's shows:

  • hpr2827 (2019-06-04) "Unscripted ramblings from my garage about my first CTF event" by Christopher M. Hobbs.
    • Comment 1: Christopher M. Hobbs on 2019-05-30: "event cancellation"
    • Comment 2: Tuula on 2019-06-04: "sorry to hear about cancellation"

  • hpr2829 (2019-06-06) "Discussion around fair use clips on HPR" by Various Hosts.
    • Comment 1: Joel D on 2019-06-06: "Fair Use"
    • Comment 2: Ken Fallon on 2019-06-07: "We don't know"

  • hpr2830 (2019-06-07) "HPR NYE Show 2018-2019 part 1" by Honkeymagoo.
    • Comment 1: folky on 2019-06-10: "plumble is better than I thought."
    • Comment 2: folky on 2019-06-10: "More %"
    • Comment 3: Dave Morriss on 2019-06-10: "Missing '%' in date command"

  • hpr2831 (2019-06-10) "Interview with Robbie Ferguson" by Yannick.
    • Comment 1: b-yeezi on 2019-06-10: "Just what I was looking for "

  • hpr2832 (2019-06-11) "How I got started in Linux" by Shannon Wright.

  • hpr2833 (2019-06-12) "Jeroen chats with Joep Piscaer" by Jeroen Baten.
    • Comment 1: Ahuka on 2019-06-14: "Great show!"

  • hpr2837 (2019-06-18) "parallax live desktops in android" by operat0r.
    • Comment 1: norrist on 2019-06-18: "I like this kind of episode."

  • hpr2839 (2019-06-20) "Sample episode of the Distrohoppers Digest podcast" by Ken Fallon.
    • Comment 1: Mike Ray on 2019-06-20: "Accessibility"
    • Comment 2: Bob on 2019-06-20: "reply to Mike"
    • Comment 3: Mike Ray on 2019-06-20: "Accessibility and non-English character sets"
    • Comment 4: Tony Hughes on 2019-06-21: "Responce to Mike and Bob"
    • Comment 5: Bob on 2019-06-23: "I wasn't serious"
    • Comment 6: Mike Ray on 2019-06-25: "Accessibility"
    • Comment 7: TonyH1212 on 2019-06-29: "Further responce to Mike and Bob"

Mailing List discussions

Policy decisions surrounding HPR are taken by the community as a whole. This discussion takes place on the Mail List which is open to all HPR listeners and contributors. The discussions are open and available on the HPR server under Mailman.

The threaded discussions this month can be found here:


Events Calendar

With the kind permission of LWN.net we are linking to The LWN.net Community Calendar.

Quoting the site:

This is the LWN.net community event calendar, where we track events of interest to people using and developing Linux and free software. Clicking on individual events will take you to the appropriate web page.

Any other business

Issue with advanced RSS settings

The page at https://www.hackerpublicradio.org/advanced_rss_settings.php describes a series of features that allow the specification of a tailored RSS feed.

One of the features is 'gomax=1' which includes shows in the queue scheduled for the future. For example, the following URL requests 30 OGG format shows including those scheduled for the future:


However, there is a problem with this, caused by the way we direct downloads to archive.org. We usually upload the next week’s shows to archive.org, but not all future shows as they arrive. This means that the links to some future shows returned by the feed point to currently non-existent episodes.

This has been the case ever since we moved to using archive.org in this way, in late 2017. We have not received any comments or complaints about it in that time, so the question is:

Does anyone use 'gomax=1'?

Tags and Summaries

Thanks to the following contributor for sending in updates in the past month: Tony Hughes

Over the period tags and/or summaries have been added to 6 shows which were without them.

If you would like to contribute to the tag/summary project visit the summary page at https://hackerpublicradio.org/report_missing_tags.php and follow the instructions there.

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