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Re: FretsOnFire

Hi Miry,

(The CC of your latest message, sent from your Gmail account to [1],
hasn't reached my inbox for some reason, so I am replying by
copy-and-paste.  Sorry if I am breaking threading.)

On 16 Apr 2007 17:06:44 +0000, you wrote:
I've decided that I'll try to put FoF in debian without songs. It has an
embedded editor so that should be no problem for main. Any suggestions?

Good idea.  (Anyway FoF can import Guitar Hero songs.  From the readme:
 The game has a built-in importer for the songs in Guitar Hero(tm) by
 RedOctane. To use it, you'll need to have the game DVD, at least 500
 megabytes of free disk space and a lot of patience.

 You'll also need to have the OGG Vorbis command line compressor
 installed...you can get it in a package called vorbis-tools.

 The importer can be started by choosing Song Editor in the main menu,
 followed by "Import Guitar Hero(tm) Songs". The importer will ask you
 the path to where the game files can be found. Usually this is just the
 drive letter of your DVD drive, e.g. 'D:'.

Should the package suggest (or maybe even recommend) vorbis-tools?

Also:  What will the package be named?  I think frets-on-fire is best;
it seems nowadays it's common to use hyphens where there would've been
spaces.  Also, when there are no songs installed and you click "Play
Game", does the game offer a "Get more songs..." option that will tell
you about the relevant websites and the Import Songs menu option?  If
so, who can write one?  I can write the text if you want, but not the


[1] http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=383316;msg=208

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