“Speedbird eight-six-zero-heavy, runway one-right: Cleared. For. Takeoff.”


At 9:15 PST this morning, Songbird 1.0 executed a beautiful takeoff. Being a die-hard Linux user, I didn’t think anything would pull me away from my PDP8-era ncurses-based music player. But the difficult (often behind-the-scenes) work done since in the 0.71 timeframe and leading up to the 1.0 release transformed the Bird into an imminently Read More