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Re: LP1 firmware is now open-sourced

Hasn't Bob been posting on the Looperlative Facebook page lately that he 
is working on a 2.0 version for LP1 ?

Sent from my iPhone

> On Feb 25, 2014, at 11:39 AM, cpr@musetrap.com wrote:
> All of my attention is on another project, so i definitely don't have 
> any time for this. It seems that 3/4 is the barrier to working on this, 
> as without this, one always chances a bricked LP1. otoh, I worked on Lp1 
> code for several months, and never bricked my unit.
> Andy, could you post a link to where you got the 'hackfin', doing a 
> google search has resulted in 0 relevant results.
> -cpr
> Quoting andy butler <akbutler@tiscali.co.uk>:
>> hi Rob,
>> before doing this Bob took some time to talk me through
>> about half the skills i'd need to work the LP1 software.
>> (being persuaded by Rick Walker)
>> It's all Linux based, not something I'm familiar with.
>> There's a matter of how to fix things if the Lp1
>> becomes unable to respond to updates due to programming
>> error, something that Bob told me was practically inevitable.
>> This requires a bit of hardware called a "Hackfin" (which I purchased)
>> and the knowledge what to do with it ( no idea).
>> So we're looking for individuals with
>> 1) LP1 hardware
>> 2) Linux skills
>> 3) Hackfin device
>> 4) Hackfin knowledge
>> 5) Motivation
>> 6) GitHub skills
>> out of which I only have 1,3,5, and just about enough 2 to compile if I 
>> go back to my notes.
>> Anyone else out there?
>> andy
>> ps,
>> Bob really genuinely seems to not have the free time available,
>> he's doing all he can.
>> To be honest, I don't always have the spare time either,
>> but I do get windows of opportunity.
>>> On 25/02/2014 06:31, Rob Campbell wrote:
>>> 9 months later...
>>> I was wondering if the LP-1 'community' would benefit from this 
>>> decision.  It doesn't seem like anybody is taking this and running 
>>> with it.
>>> I can't even tell what version this is on Github. I poked through the 
>>> source, but found no hints.  Is this the long awaited but never 
>>> released 1.40 ?
>>> any unlikely news on this topic is welcome, thanks
>>> Rob
>>>> On 6/9/2013 12:15 AM, David Lamkins wrote:
>>>> I was just doing my weekly check of the Looperlative board, only to 
>>>> find it no longer responding. I backtracked to the top of the domain, 
>>>> and found this:
>>>> "Looperlative the maker of the most advanced hardware looper on the 
>>>> market is going through a redesign.  Please forgive this interruption 
>>>> of service but it is necessary to get caught up with commitments to 
>>>> all of our existing customers. Looperlative will once again sell 
>>>> advanced loopers after all existing commitments are satisfied.
>>>> Looperlative is also announcing the release of the LP1 firmware 
>>>> source code as open source.  We are now providing a snapshot of the 
>>>> sources as of June 1, 2013 to the open source community.  You are 
>>>> welcome to modify and redistribute, but we have placed under the GNU 
>>>> Public License version 2.  This simply means that if you distribute a 
>>>> binary of any of our code, you must offer our source code and your 
>>>> modifications of our source code to the public. Commercial entities 
>>>> are welcome to contact us for proprietary licensing contracts.
>>>> The LP1 source code is now officially available at: 
>>>> https://github.com/looperlative <http://github.com/looperlative>"