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By Chris Williams. Published: 2nd Oct 2003, 23:41:43 | Permalink | Printable

World stats, music, CVS and more

round up motifLet's get cracking. James Bursa has released EarthData, a geographical database. Users can look up information on any country on our mere planet and the software used to be sold through APDL on a CD, apparently.

The RISC OS port of CVS by John Tytgat has been updated to fix spurious directory creation and have better support for weird Unix filenames. CVS is a version control system for developers.

Dave Watson, man of a thousand themes (give or take 996), has created a very cool new skin for Oregano 1 that mirrors Apple's Safari web browser. The theme has a brushed metal style and subtly curved buttons.

Safari/Oregano screenshot
Mmm, shiny

Also, version 2.56 of DigitalCD is now out. DigitalCD can handle playback for a crazy range of digital music formats and the biggest new feature is support for streamed MP3 and Ogg Vorbis Internet radio.


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See all these people named Dave Watson that wished they had a Mac? ;)

-- Dougal

 is a RISC OS UserDougal on 3/10/03 1:23PM
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I like the sound of MP3 and Ogg streaming in DigitalCD. All I now lack is a connection that means I can get a decent quality stream.

 is a RISC OS UserSimonC on 3/10/03 1:51PM
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Oh good to hear there's an update of DigitalCD :) Earttdata sounds interesting.

 is a RISC OS UserTimothy609 on 3/10/03 5:01PM
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That DigitalCD link doesnt seem to work try:


Excellent piece of software, it also ensures my hard disk is crammed with mp3s and my speakers turned up full blast.

 is a RISC OS UserFuzzy on 3/10/03 8:09PM
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In reply to Fuzzy the Digital CD link is working know.

P.S like your pic. -- British by birth English by the Grace of God. [link]

 is a RISC OS UserRevin Kevin on 3/10/03 8:35PM
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Thought I'd give this a try, but I can't make any sense of the Internet instructions, and don't know what I'm trying to achieve, really. Having looked at the sites, I can't see anything I want to listen to anyway. Is this a sign of age, or something?

 is a RISC OS Usermikeg on 4/10/03 10:35AM
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