Well, there is now a front end to Inform 7 on Linux, using Haskell and GTK. The compilers are still Windows exes so must be run with Wine. For now. One would think it pretty straightforward to recompile a command line app though.
Month: May 2006
Linux vs Windows, number i in a series of 2^n
I am now, at home, a mostly exclusive Linux user. There are now only 2 or 3 things that I boot Windows for. And I’m finding now that for many things, Windows is now a burden and in fact less powerful and (which is more significant) less easy than Linux. Now I know what you’re… Continue reading Linux vs Windows, number i in a series of 2^n
interactive fiction – a new direction!
Inform 7 is out, and it looks like a whole new way to write IF. Very exciting! Although I must say I’m surprised by the lack of Linux version: why didn’t they slap a GTK front end on it rather than writing Windows and Mac specific code?
Another year, another E3, another photoset on flickr. Reports of booth babe bans were exaggerated (yay). But overall, a fairly lacklustre E3. I didn’t queue for the PS3 or the Wii. But I did come home with plenty of free stuff thanks to chatting up the booth babes and being in the right places at… Continue reading E3 roundup
– I am now a legal permanent resident of the USA. – I got a new digital camera last weekend: the Canon powershot A700. Seems to be performing well so far. Expect E3 pictures soon.