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On 5/08/19 9:59 PM, Dennis Lee Bieber wrote:
> On Mon, 5 Aug 2019 18:52:14 +1200, DL Neil <PythonList at DancesWithMice.info>
> declaimed the following:
> 
>> Herewith a progress-report, and an attempt to respond to (interposed)
>> questions:-
>>
> 	I didn't have questions so much as just comments based on
> documentation...

Your advice, ideas, and the effort you've invested, are greatly 
appreciated. Thank you!


>> Service:
>> There are/were two: the original Cloud9/C9, and the newer/bigger/better
>> version since Amazon took-over. There are differences!
> 
> 	The core of the "original" is what has been provided on the BBB (and is
> available via an older download page -- it WILL run on a Windows box). The
> "original" includes the IDE functions AND runs as the web-server.

As you would expect, the newer Cloud9 is clearly superior, in function. 
I don't think there's a F/LOSS download though!
(would be more than a slight surprise were Amazon to do so)

There was a product on the original list: Koding. IIRC this is delivered 
as a docker module?Kubernetes. I suppose such is beyond the capacities 
of a BBB, even a RPi4 (USB-C confusion and higher-current demands 
notwithstanding)*.

I don't think I'm going to find sufficient time to try that option - and 
offering the PUG attendees three choices now (TeamViewer, 
PythonAnywhere, and Cloud9) is probably more than enough and heading 
into 'overload' territory.

That said, the idea of being able to completely control the whole 
service, from-soup-to-nuts, is attractive - for reasons alluded-to earlier.

* was blown-away by the price/specs of the nVidia Jetson Nano (similar 
form-factor, SBC + add-ons), which I've been looking at for image 
manipulation and video editing/production. Sadly, the BBB may have 'had 
its day'?


> Now... Off to report for jury pool summons... Having an alarm go off at
> 0500 is obscene [my normal is 0730, second alarm at 0800, and crawl out of
> bed at 0900, get on computer between 1000 and 1100).

The claim is that "The wheels of justice turn slowly, but grind 
exceedingly fine.", so please ensure that you don't fall into the machinery!

Perhaps you'll be more in the mood for Robin Williams: (something like) 
0300! [pronounced oh-three-hundred, ie 3am, which he described as] Oh as 
in: Oh my God it's early!
 From the movie "Good Morning Vietnam", and employing typical sardonic 
military humor. Another (borrowed from a British unit), which may apply 
well to your jury-duty is "hurry up and wait"...
(hope it goes well/is not too boring!)
-- 
Regards =dn