Managed to track down the CD-ROM technical docs I was looking for, so I think I’m going to get back to my CD-ROM disc image analysis tool over Christmas vacation.

Uhhh, Al Lowe is selling his collection of Sierra game source code???

Misty boosted

Does anyone have copies of the MMC-3 (Multimedia Commands Set 3) and CD+G standards?

Does anyone have copies of the MMC-3 (Multimedia Commands Set 3) and CD+G standards?

Hello from Mastodon 2.6.1! We're finally running the latest release. I'm going to try to keep us up to date in the future.

Well, that was a lot faster than I feared it would be. Looks like has a small enough database that this wasn't too rough an ugprade after all. Hello from 2.5.0! We're almost all the way to the latest.

Hi everyone! I'm currently upgrading the instance to Mastodon 2.5.0. Please hang with me - this is the biggest upgrade so far. I don't anticipate issues, but if things go unexpectedly there might be some brief downtime. is now running Mastodon 2.4.0! I'm ending my upgrades for tonight, but will resume upgrading tomorrow. My goal is to get this server to Mastodon 2.6.1 tomorrow.

Hello from Mastodon 2.1.0! This was my first attempt at an upgrade and all looks smooth so far.

Wow Windows 10 sure takes a lot longer to install than Windows 98 huh

Hi everyone! Just to let you know, I'm planning on upgrading to the latest version of Mastodon in the near future. There may be brief windows of downtime, though I don't anticipate it being a major issue.

I'm like *this* close to writing my own CD authoring tool. Maybe I should just do it, lol.

code4lib diversity scholarships are open! It's what got me to my first code4lib in 2012, when I couldn’t have otherwise afforded it. It’s a great opportunity.

Does anyone know if there’s a good way to extract snd resources from an old Mac file’s resource forks? Especially in a format playable using modern software.

I love how modern macOS still supports classic Mac OS metadata, so I can look at an app from 1993 in the ⌘I box and see that it was authored with MacroMind Director.

It’s shameful for a cultural institution to use the word “right-sizing” when talking about laying off staff.

To answer my own question: QuickTime 7 and older can!

Anyone know if it's feasible to convert QTMA files to standard MIDI files?

Does anyone know what the newest portable Mac that can natively run Mac OS 9 is?

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