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Jason
2005-01-12, 08:32
That is really, REALLY cool. I wonder if someone can get that working as a
plugin.

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> Paul_Colley (AT) mapinfo (DOT) com
> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 8:12 AM
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> Subject: [slim] Prototype of Album art on the squeezebox
>
> I did a prototype of album art on the Squeezebox for the contest.
> Unfortunately I ran out of time. What I got done was a
> shell script that
> used the PBM tools to produce the frames to display on the
> Squeezebox. I
> then ran into problems getting Perl installed and working,
> alas. Thus my
> dreams of owning one of the new graphic Squeezeboxes were crushed.
>
> Anyway, I've put a couple of samples up on my web page at
> http://www.thecolleys.net/Squeezebox
> also known as...
> http://thecolleys.ewok.homelinux.net/Squeezebox/index.html
>
> If anyone wants the shell scripts, drop me a note and I'll
> send them to you.
>
> - Paul
> paul_colley (AT) mapinfo (DOT) com +1 416 609 7706
>
>
>
>
>

Steven Moore
2005-01-12, 08:42
Yes they would look pretty good. This is something like what I
requested a short time ago on the list. The 128X128 scroll only using
the track name first, then artist and then album.

Steven Moore
On 12 Jan 2005, at 3:32 pm, Jason wrote:

> That is really, REALLY cool. I wonder if someone can get that working
> as a
> plugin.
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
>> [mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of
>> Paul_Colley (AT) mapinfo (DOT) com
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 12, 2005 8:12 AM
>> To: discuss (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
>> Subject: [slim] Prototype of Album art on the squeezebox
>>
>> I did a prototype of album art on the Squeezebox for the contest.
>> Unfortunately I ran out of time. What I got done was a
>> shell script that
>> used the PBM tools to produce the frames to display on the
>> Squeezebox. I
>> then ran into problems getting Perl installed and working,
>> alas. Thus my
>> dreams of owning one of the new graphic Squeezeboxes were crushed.
>>
>> Anyway, I've put a couple of samples up on my web page at
>> http://www.thecolleys.net/Squeezebox
>> also known as...
>> http://thecolleys.ewok.homelinux.net/Squeezebox/index.html
>>
>> If anyone wants the shell scripts, drop me a note and I'll
>> send them to you.
>>
>> - Paul
>> paul_colley (AT) mapinfo (DOT) com +1 416 609 7706
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>