Archive for the ‘Thoughts’ Category

The problem with midi

Wednesday, April 10th, 2013

When I first set up the tune search, back in 2009, I seem to remember it wasn’t too difficult to provide an embedded midi player next to each tune … once I’d got around Internet Explorer’s quirks, that is.

Sadly however, it seems to be getting harder rather than easier. And it’s not just me that thinks that: as w3schools says “Playing audio in HTML is not easy!

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Happy new year

Tuesday, January 10th, 2012

It’s that time of year again so I thought I’d give a quick round-up of what’s been going on here in abc land over the past year:

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Normal service has now been resumed

Thursday, November 25th, 2010

Those of you who follow this blog or keep up to date via facebook may have noticed a resounding silence from these parts over the past couple of months.

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One year in …

Monday, June 21st, 2010

The new version of the abc website – abcnotation.com – launched on 21st June 2009, is one year old today.

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You what?

Friday, February 5th, 2010

One of the joys of running a website is discovering all the different ways people find of trying to subvert it.

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Merry Christmas

Monday, December 21st, 2009

Well, it’s been some time since I last blogged – nearly three months. Eek!

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Just back …

Sunday, August 9th, 2009

… from that wonderful institution of the UK folk scene, Sidmouth Folk Week.

Had an absolutely splendid time (despite the rain), although I was only there half the week.

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Urban myths

Monday, June 29th, 2009

Popped over to mudcat yesterday to announce the new website.

Within a few hours there was a reply from Joe Offer saying that he didn’t realise I had invented abc, and then a reply to that saying:

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LOTRO

Sunday, June 28th, 2009

Well, I kind of expected I might get to hear about new abc collections and software by relaunching the site, but I hadn’t anticipated LOTRO.

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