I care deeply about soundfonts in 2016!

Earlier this year, the musician and producer S. Christian Collins updated his soundFont, GeneralUser GS. He also blogged about the current state of SoundFont technology and his considerations for the format’s future. He wondered whether this still matters for many people. My personal answer is a resounding Yes! A little background: I once studied music … Continue reading I care deeply about soundfonts in 2016!

Vers l’intégration des principes de la culture libre à l’Université Laval

Aujourd’hui le 17 juin 2014 se déroulait le Forum sur la culture à l’Université Laval. Cet événement s’inscrit dans l’adoption d’un Agenda 21 de la culture pour l’Université. J’ai participé au forum en tant qu’étudiant des cycles supérieurs. La journée était organisée en ateliers par équipes et en plénières. Au sein de mon équipe, il … Continue reading Vers l’intégration des principes de la culture libre à l’Université Laval

The Time of the Editor’s “Toolset 24” Has Come

Abstract: I am finally beginning to tame Emacs and Firefox has long been my browser of choice. Both are currently (as of September 24, 2013) at major version 24. Used together and in a certain way, they represent an extremely powerful and extensible toolset for editing, publishing and development in general. In particular, I use … Continue reading The Time of the Editor’s “Toolset 24” Has Come

A Response to The Document Foundation’s Open Letter to the City of Freiburg and to the Circumstances of the Letter’s Publication

Last year, I posted the following comment on a blog post from The Document Foundation. I post it here again, as I realize that I had neatly summed up my position in this small piece. I then augment the initial comment with more recent insights and personal experience. Comment on the “Open Letter to the … Continue reading A Response to The Document Foundation’s Open Letter to the City of Freiburg and to the Circumstances of the Letter’s Publication