[darcs-users] darcs in 2010: talk/video online

Dmitry Kurochkin dmitry.kurochkin at gmail.com
Sun Sep 12 18:57:04 UTC 2010


On Sun, 12 Sep 2010 19:42:26 +0100, Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net> wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 12, 2010 at 22:33:42 +0400, Dmitry Kurochkin wrote:
> > Can you put a pdf somewhere, please? I do not have flash, and both
> > youtube and slides require it.
> 
> Sorry for using non open-standards tech :-(
> 
> Unfortunately I don't have the energy right now to work out how to
> convert the videos, but what I can say is that the Prezi site does the
> possibility of downloading the slides, which includes an Mac/Windows
> executable to run them.
> 
> No Linux support yet, but the slides are available in an XML format
> (presentation attached), and I bet that banging out a quick little
> viewer in Haskell would be an easy/fun Haskell project for somebody to
> work on (I even have a suggested list of milestones if somebody wants to
> get in touch).
> 
> One reason why this isn't so easy is that Prezi works a bit different
> than slides.  It gives you one infinite canvas, and the "slides" just
> consist of zooming from one bit of the canvas to the other.  Some sort
> of one-way converter would be possible in principle.  The Prezi team
> seem open to the idea, but I posted a "are you sure you wont sue our
> pants off" followup to be sure :-/
> 
> http://community.prezi.com/prezi/topics/is_it_possible_to_export_an_xml_document_out_of_prezi?from_gsfn=true
> 

I did not realize that prezi is the source. I thought the presentation
was created with LaTeX or OOo and uploaded to prezi.

Perhaps I can get to some Windows machine to view it.

Regards,
  Dmitry

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