OS/2 For You At a Glance
Newsletter of the Southern California OS/2 User Group
SCOUG's February Meeting
Guiffy stands for GUI diFF & SureMerge 2or3-waY tool, and this month the tool's author, Bill Ritcher, will be on hand to show us all that it can do.
OS/2 Help Desk and Networking SIG
They both meet the first Sunday of the month, 2 PM, in Science room 203 at Chapman University. Join them!
Tony was definitely jazzed by the stimulating presentations two of our members put on last month. It's super when our folks share their favorite applications and tricks with the rest of us.
What's new in OS/2-ville? Download will tell you, and link you there. Every month there's a new list of apps and files for you to peruse.
Darryl Sperber wrote this in response to a question on comp.os.os2.multimedia. It's a great education in MP3 encoding.
CountStr and ChangeStr for Classic REXX
Dallas Legan discovered that the ANSI standard for classic REXX included two functions that are actually missing - CountStr and ChangeStr. CountStr counts the non-overlapping instances of a substring, and ChangeStr changes them. These seem like they could be useful functions, so Dallas got to wondering just how they might be implemented. Dallas shares his considerations of
CountStr and ChangeStr.
Dear Mr. Know-It-All
Symantec's Norton AntiVirus insists on installing itself on drive c:. But you don't have to live with that - on OS/2 you can have it elsewhere. Mr. Know-It-All is quite sure about that.
Starting with a test WAV file, and using the same bit rate for each, Don Eitner compares MP3 encoding time using Lame and GoGo. This makes a good companion to our article on
MP3 Bit Rates.
Wow - time flies when you're having fun, doesn't it?! Have you thought about the
elections coming in March?
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