Telemeta 1.4.3 has been released !

Changes:

  • add solr-thumbnail for automatic thumbnail handling of all related media images (please install)
  • add static media handling for solr and all various telemeta public files
  • fix some wrong user properties
  • SECURITY: you need to move your TELEMETA_EXPORT_CACHE_DIR from TELEMETA_CACHE_DIR cache (see example/sandbox_sqlite/settings.py)
  • EXPERIMENTAL: WebM and MP4 video handling for items, NO transcode but decode, add a nice video.js player
  • RECOMMEND: install django-extensions
  • add user revisions to user profile
  • move all edit buttons to main edit pages
  • new Format object and various enumerations
  • add last revision to item detail
  • various bugfixes
  • Fix a bug for related media title parsing

Upgrade:

sudo pip install --upgrade telemeta

or download (MD5: ceec77f9b5e637cf1e2cb9b9fad21183)

As usual, please first read README.rst and INSTALL.rst to get all informations …

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Telemeta 1.4 is out!

Changes:

  • add a Desk providing links to home and personal data
  • add Fonds, Corpus and their related media to the models and to the search engine
  • add some fancy drop down menus for main tabs
  • add video media handling (WebM formats only and with the last TimeSide master branch)
  • add playlist metadata editor
  • fix some sad bugs for YouTube related URLs and previews
  • cleanup admin page
  • add auto saving now for all searches !
  • add "My Searches" modules to user lists with search direct link
  • add RSS feeds for last changes of all users
  • better icon views
  • many bugfixes !

For developers and maintainers:

  • a new setting parameter: TELEMETA_DOWNLOAD_FORMATS = ('wav', 'mp3', 'webm') or whatever

  • before upgrading, you need to BACKUP and manually delete old wrong MediaCorpus? and MediaCorpusRelated? tables …

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Telemeta 1.3 has been released !

Changes:

  • add related media objects to collections and items (mime type detection, image preview, URL only capable, YouTube? URL detection and preview)
  • add "Sound" filters to collection lists and search results
  • add a scrollbar to marker lists
  • add dependencies to setup.py
  • various bugfixes
  • developers now use Git

Upgrade:

sudo pip install --upgrade telemeta

or download (MD5: 1ff126714ca9f38201b77efa06040671)

You can upgrade from 1.2 safely. Tell me if anything goes wrong.

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Telemeta 1.2 is out!

Changes:

  • fix OAI repository names, coverages and headers in according with TGE Adonis specs
  • replace home (index) playlist by 3 random nice embedded players (public items only)
  • add "Sound" filter to the item list for easier access to sound items
  • fix various bugs
  • fix the whole setup

Upgrade:

sudo pip install --upgrade telemeta

or download (MD5: 43cd98b492d39772a73164986ac0eefd)

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Partners

Sponsors and partners

  • CNRS : Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (French Natianal Research and Scientific Center)
  • MCC : Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication (the french Ministry of the Culture and Communication)
  • ANR : Agence Nationale de la Recherche (French Research Agency)
  • UPMC : University Pierre et Marie Curie (Paris 6, Sorbonne Universités, France)
  • CREM : Centre de Recherche en Ethnomusicologie (Ethnomusicology Research Center, Paris, France)
  • LAM : Equipe Lutherie, Acoustique et Musique de l'IJLRDA (Paris, France)
  • IJLRDA : Institut Jean le Rond d'Alembert (Paris, France)
  • Parisson : Open development agency for audio science and arts (Paris, France)
  • MNHN : Museum National d'Histoire Naturelle (National Museum of Biology, Paris, France)
  • U-Paris10 : University Paris 10 Ouest Nanterre (Nanterre, France)
  • MdH : Musée de l'Homme (Paris, France)
  • IRIT : Institut de Recherche en Informatique de Toulouse …
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Telemeta project now uses Git for development

Ten months ago, I started to look at other version control systems because I was fed up with the Subversion centralized model. It tested Git, Mercurial, Bazaar, etc.. Bazaar was the good choice because it allowed the dev teams to make branches easily in a decentralized environment, to push commits to the old subversion repository, to keep an easy syntax, etc...

Now there are few reasons to switch back to Git:

we want to checkout and test branches faster without managing dozens of repositories, we do not want to upload 500 ko of data for a 1 line commit, we want to push the generic Telemeta to GitHub. Sorry Bzr folks, I like your stuff, but Git is more appropriate now for this project.

Developers, please ​`update …

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Telemeta 1.0 is out!

After weeks of hard work, we are so pleased to release ​Telemeta 1.0 "Bell" which includes some significant improvements since 0.9.4 in overall performance, access right management and audio player functions.

New functions

  • Embedable resizable audio player with an iframe HTML object
  • Text popup windows following time markers during playing
  • 2 new user permissions to allow full download and audio play
  • Delete buttons on each collection and item page
  • Audio analyses are now recorded in the database
  • Transcoding of the whole files is now checked
  • New "Users" tab

Improvements

  • Better and faster TimeSide player loading
  • Sorting of all enumerations and lists
  • Full english > french translation
  • Reorganize django views (faster page loading)
  • More revisions and details in the main RSS feed

Bugfixes

  • Fix some field …
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